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Considering she made a living off of her feathery, wackadoo frocks and perpetually crazy-eyed demeanor, comedian Phyllis Diller's estate auction reveals a surprisingly cerebral taste in modern art (including her own painting) and traditional decor. On the block, per The L.A. Times: a Georgian mahogany secretary desk ($25K to $35K), a 17th-century Italian marriae chest ($3K to $4K), and crystal sconces ($1,500 to $2,500). Other auction highlights, this way. [LA Times]