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TEL estate sale Kensington Hills - Incredible 2 story home w/phenomenal everything! Fine jewelry, rugs, books, Danish Mod furniture, glass, collectibles, baby grand, garden ware, so much more!
Total Estate Liquidation Sale!
THRUSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY 12/3-12/6 10 am - 4 pm (NOTE NEW TIME)
260 Yale Av
Kensington (zip 94708 - few blocks above The Arlington)
Covid precautions will be taken: temperature check before entry, waiver release form to be signed, hand sanitizer (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 large home of professional and artistic family (Aurora Theater founder) who lived in this beautiful home for 58 years and collected quality everything! Beautiful contents include:
Mid Century Modern Furniture/Scandinavian: Excellent rosewood Mid Century Modern bedroom suite (armoire, 8 drawer lowboy, end table) by Westnofa (Norway), tambor door large headboard by Barzilay, teak tall lamp w/metal bands, mid century rope folding chair, Naguchi styled table, shag rugs, mid century era dining table w/4 chairs, Sarpaneva glassware (see below).
Jewelry: Excellent collection including striking Danish Modern suite of sterling & rhodochrosite from N.F. From (necklace, pin, ring), David Anderson, Norweigan pieces by Askel Holmsen, Native American pieces including Zuni, squash blossom necklace, fetishes, fine jewelry, costume, watches, lots more.
Glassware: Extremely large Finnish Timo Sarpaneva multi service set of glass in varying sizes, candlesticks, bowls, plates, serving pieces. Amazing amount of colored mid century era decorative glassware and terrific signed animal glass. Really a great assortment of glassware!
Musical Pieces: Rare scale 122 1910 era Chicering & sons baby grand piano in perfect condition, Verne Q. Powell Conservatory sterling flute (professional).
Furniture: Spectacular carved vintage Philippine caned Lohan daybed/opium lounger, Asian serpentine inset rosewood coffee table, early ornate carved dining table w/8 chairs, carved 1/2 oval ornate Rosewood sideboard, Asian inspired low chest, Queen Anne full front secretary, great russet/red colored mod 2 piece semi circular sofa set. Other great pieces including contemporary blue mod sofa, recliners, multiple sofas of varying decades, beds, chairs. Other terrific pieces include early settee in pink upholstery, high backed chairs, wicker sofa sets, so much more!
Art: Great assortment of woodblocks, prints, and multiple water color pieces by Betty Guy, pretty Asian 4 panel screen, more!
Cameras/LP's/Electronics: Vintage Ikoflex, vest pocket autographic Kodak, vintage Zeiss ikon Nettel, boxes of vintage lps (rock, classical, showtunes in vary condition), Opticon postcard lantern projector, lrg. Sony tv, new & older radios, Martel speakers, more.
Textiles/Rugs: Norwegian linens, folk art early American penny wool rugs, lots of vintage linen and lace & quilts. Many rugs including a few hand tied. Linens, bedding, pillows, lots more.
Kitchenware: Lots of high quality kitchenware including Italian and Portuguese plates and bowls, desert pottery by John Bougard, hand thrown large serving pieces (plates, bowls), multiple silver plate tea sets. Whole china sets by Bavarian Edelstein, Royal Worcester, cup and saucer collection, Deruta plates, terrific collection of Wedgewood UCB plates in green, Floblue, stemware, many other pieces.
Ephemera: Photos, posters, books, yearbooks, stamp collection, 1970's magazines including Mad comixs, The Guardians, more.
Decorative/Collectibles: Multiple pieces of Wedgwood (blue), great collection of carved wooden birds, Russian lacquerware, small pieces from around the world, vintage lighting fixtures.
Scandinavian: Large Henning hand carved Nordic wooden figures, (trolls, Vikings, large wedding procession), traditional Tole wedding baskets, more.
Clothing: Room filled with costumes, hats and accessories from the Aurora Theater. Also women's contemporary, purses, scarves, shoes & accessories.
Ephemera: Large selection of books (literature, mystery).
Downstairs: Early collection of small hand tools, vintage scientific instruments and accessories, Kenmore pool table, sofas, great settee, lounge chairs, high backed chairs, vintage Remington and Smith Corona typewriters, full bedroom and kitchen, rugs, posters, costume accessories, vintage games, tons more!
Patio/Garden: Benches, very good chaise lounges, large amount pretty potted plants, tons of imported decorative plates.
Garage: Useful tools, gardening, chairs, trunks, wheelchair, basketry, wooden bowls, child's school desk, lots more.
This is one estate sale you do not want to miss!
Cash, credit card, venmo & paypal are accepted, home and garage are secured and alarmed, please do not disturb residents or neighbors. 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 (we also recommend Lugg).
Parking is difficult and ON ONLY ONE SIDE OF THE STREET. Please respect neighborhood parking and park a block or two away and walk in. PLEASE PARK LEGALLY & SAFELY!