Past Sales & Events
TEL Berkeley Hills estate sale - AMAZING home of world travelers (listed artist & UCB professor) - Incredible collection of everything! Art, Roman glass, antiquities, ephemera, jewelry, books, Judaic, textiles, tribal, Inuit, clothing, so much more!
This is one estate sale that has to be seen to believe! Incredible home spanning the decades (and centuries) with high quality everything! Be prepared to spend some quality time, as you'll want to shop a while here.
Home of world travelers - an incredibly talented listed artist and an equally brilliant UCB professor. Amazing art and antiquities collected for generations, all impeccably curated in a home that reflected their artistic sensibilities.
Covid precautions will be taken: temperature check at the door, waiver release form to be signed, hand sanitzer (or gloves) used, and social distancing practiced. We will let in the right amount to shop safely and then it will be 1 person in when 1 leaves. It will be worth the precautions and the wait - please bring your patience.
Terrific contents include the following:
Jewelry: African beads, coral, Native American (Ca' Win), jet, peridot, turquoise, Monies, Alex & Lee, old Tibetan, Bakelite - necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, broaches, more!
Art: By listed artists in all materials - clay, metal, bronze, plaster, wood, cast fiberglass, ceramic, textiles, glass, including B. Tannenbaum, Voulkos litho, Ghitta C. Roth, S. Koren, antique medieval rubbings, serigraphs, Wing Ng sculptures, significant Roman glass collection, maps, African textiles, abstract, hippy funk, large MCM abstract outdoor sculptural piece, hand thrown art, beautiful hippie stained glass window (Peter Mollica).
Textiles: Super exquisite hand made vintage fabric kimonos/jackets by Barcha Tannenbaum. African tapestries, large hand tied rugs, pillows, blankets, salt bags, so much more!
Ethnic/Tribal/Asian collectibles: Very large & fine collection of Canadian Inuit carvings, African large stone sculptural pieces, masks, figures & statuary, Japanese tansus, Chinese & Japanese vases, Tibetan, basketry.
Furniture: 17th C. Welsh pub large chests & table, signed hand & feet hat rack, settees, fainting couches, armchairs, occasional tables, display cabinets, fantastic bedroom suite of vintage Chinese hand painted pieces (armoire, dressing table, cabinets). Incredible ship bed, Asian trunks, rare Russel Wright cube desk (as found), doll house and period doll house furniture. Marble topped library table, multi-colored vinyl MCM stools, black lacquer Japanese table, glass tables, kitchen table and more.
Judaic: Antique Russian silver Torah pointers (Yad), some w/traditional Yemenite design, kippahs, tallits, literature, ceramic Hamsa, and shofar.
Hands: An incredible collection of hands in every shape and material from around the world spanning the decades.
Clothing: 1970's-1990's bohemian including European labels, women's shoes size 8.5 including designer (Hermes, Jourdan), Moschino oversized patchwork leather jacket, men's & women's clothing (size 6-10). Literally hundreds of pieces.
Ephemera: Books collected on art, literature, sewing, quilting, cooking, historic, contemporary, paper from the '60's-'80's, some photos.
Decorative/home decor/kitchenware: Sterling holloware, antique trays, vintage snowshoes, hunting knives, pipes, games, mod optical, wicker tables, frames, & pillows. Kitchenware incl. Le Creuset, china, serving pieces, so much more.
Lighting: 1940's slag glass wrought iron tall lamps, Sue Johnson shades, pewter mid century chandelier, art nouveau styled floral lamp, lamps of all sizes and shapes.
Artist Supplies: Books on art, crafting, quilting, quality fabric pieces (ideal for mask making).
Words cannot do this estate justice.
Cash, credit card, venmo & paypal are accepted, house is secured and alarmed, please do not disturb occupants. Please note that VALUABLES are taken OFF SITE and brought back day of sale. Live feed security monitors are used on the premises. You must carry out your own purchases including small & large pieces of furniture (we also recommend Lugg).
Please respect neighborhood parking. PLEASE PARK LEGALLY & SAFELY!