Highland Park Sale
October 10, 2008 by syes
Great house. Thank you for looking.
An amazing 1897 Victorian house filled with 55 yrs. of designer, decorator, and artist treasures! A former designer of Stephen Crane & Associates, this ornate, eclectic household is “one of our best 5” in 13 years.
We now have 3 pricers and 2 scribes/cashiers to help speed things along. Tons of great attic items will be brought down each day for the 1st few days of the sale. (No room yet.)
19th/20th c. antiques, vintage & decorative pieces are everywhere. Antiques include Victorian furniture- sofa & armchair, settee w/2 side chairs & footstool, wood stick & ball screen, cachepots, 20’s sofa, Fr. ormolu/marquetry commode & 2 tables, Empire desk & drop leaf table, chest, clocks-Fr & wall, primitive Southwest-corner table/desk, sideboard cabinet, 5’ straw wall crucifix w/back round mural & oxen yokes, side chairs- bentwood, twisted branch, German Crusades engravings, Icons, Jesus, 3D & other Victorian pictures & oils, valises & trunks, side & dining tables- Jacobean, Art Deco, 20s, Mission, Fr, Eng, India, Asian, bric-a-brac, 100s of frames, old heaters & room stove, 2 dining sideboard cabs, wood fireplace Eng screen, mirrors, lg. ornate candle/electrified wall sconces, lg. Majolica heron (as is), Native American Indian & Mexico-figural animals, fruit & owls, very lg. water pots & figural vases, Kachinas, statues, and other artifacts from New Guinea & Asia.
Other vintage and antique items include a lg. papered wall screen, oil paintings by the client and other oils, nesting tables, pr. Fr armchairs, tapestries, 3 coffee tables, hall tables & consoles, bamboo style sofa, lamps – ceramic, porcelain, ginger jar, marble metal, Tiffany & water lilies style, nautical, Eng, & standing. Other items are bookshelves, 40s secretary/bookcase, sewing cabinet, trays-painted, tole, metal, glass, magazine rack, Hepplewhite teacart, coral, marble & agate eggs, rocks & shells, many decorative room & wall items- columns, stands, bases, cherubs, shelves, urns, busts, cut-outs, figurals, plaques, garden statuary, 30s Mission tile table, bench, Art Deco chandelier & matching sconces, china, crystal, glass, pottery-crocks, pots, Indian, bookends, paperweights, jewelry-genuine (diamonds & gold subject to prior sale), antique & costume, 100s LPs & records sets, jade statues, 7 bamboo & wood bird cages, ant. African headdress on stand, world masks, kitchen, driftwood, baskets, area rugs & runners – new, contemporary, vintage & antique, architectural fixtures – iron gates, doors, etc. Vintage L-desk, leather chair, wall diorama, framed posters, plant stands & baker’s racks, large Peter Ellenshaw framed print, Fisher turntable, receiver, synthesizer, dual cassette deck, 4 speakers, 4 canvas modern sling chairs, stools, books – novels, art, design, history, biographies, ancient, science, Hollywood, etc.