Sunday, July 24, 2011

Pssst...Listen Up!

Pssst...Listen up     It's an Estate Sale!

Once upon a time, there was an accomplished and distinguished
gentleman who moved to Kentucky from Virginia. Along with him,
he brought his collections and memories of a lifetime.

Many an evening he would spend sitting at his
Sheraton style, mahogany dining table, reflecting on his life.
Pssst...$2,500 and the wisdom is free 

Whilst the ladies of the house restored the SiverPlate
to it's original condition.
Pssst...Over 60 pcs. of Silverplate, Lady Rothschild would be envious!

Then they would lovingly return it to it's proper home
Pssst... We have a pair of these Chippendale style silver chests.

Now mind you, the gentleman from Virginia
wasn't partial to silver: he had an appreciation for all
precious metals.
Pssst... We have five beautiful mirrors

An evening spent by the fire...
Pssst... Accessories from three fireplaces

with his favorite cigar...
Pssst...Three Tea caddies starting at $100

and his favorite book.
Pssst... Oui, Madame, lots of English & French antiques

His biggest dilemma...Where to sit!
Pssst...Comfy huh? and $300! Like new!

The Chinese Chippendale Bench perhaps?

A Louis XV style bergere?

Maybe the Louis XVI style fauteuil.
Pssst... Oui, they are all authentic antiques

A Philadelphia style Chippendale chair?
Pssst...Both are sets, ca. 1880 and 1920

A beautiful French antique Provencial caned canape in walnut
Pssst...  Oui that is a 100% wool carpet  from  Pashawar Pakistan, 9 x 12
and we have more, more more!

He loved art, whether a copy of oil on canvas
Pssst...Marchioness de Pontejos by Francisco Goya

or an original hand painted French privacy screen.
Pssst... One of a kind!

You see, this is a lifetime collection, so many treasures
Pssst... Hepplewhite & Chippendale, yes Copeland too!

Did I tell you about the Limoge boxes?

and more Limoge boxes?
Pssst... A steal at $35 each

On the Queen Anne Lowboy!

Six mink coats even!

Diamond laced Michele watches, yes plural!
Pssst... We have 3 retail at $1500, only $300

Baccarat crystal that the gentleman never used

Did I mention he liked to travel?

He had a fondness for the Orient

and the color, turquoise.

And things that resembled the sun on the horizon.
Pssst... Hepplewhite buffet with inlaid sun rays

Demi-lunes of any sort

Then there is the not so old, but nice!

Like trundle beds of iron

Things for the kiddies too!
Pssst... Haddon Rocking Horse, England's oldest  rocking horse maker

You didn't think we would forget the puppies, did you?

As you can see, the gentleman had some fine things.
Pssst... The list is endless.

I'll leave you with a few more photos

Pssst... Like new! $300

and now for the details:

Saturday, July 30th,  8am ~ 5pm
Sunday, July 31st. 12pm ~ 5pm

We are pre-selling, so call if you are interested!

A bientot mes amis and
hope to see you Saturday!


Richard Cottrell said...

Looks like a wonderful sale. They do not come along often like that. I used to do them in St.Louis, before I moved to the country. Good luck, looks like you will do fine. I wish I was closer. Richard from My Old Historic House.

Acquired Objects said...

Wow loos like it's going to be a wonderful sale. I wish you were closer so I could browse, good luck!

Ann said...

Darn- I'd love to go!

Best of luck May you sell all that your goal is!

Ms. said...

Wow,St. Louis should be so lucky the sales like this are hard to find. Tanglewood Cottage

Anonymous said...

this is so glad to see your touch of lucky on a great sale...sparkle on

The Paper Mulberry - Glenda Steel said...

What a divine statue! Fabulous lots, I particularly like the pretty painting. Warmest wishes from a 500 year old farmhouse in England - Glenda xxx

Anonymous said...

sSo beautiful. So far from Arizona.

time worn interiors said...

Hey Shawn! How it going! would love to come see you! The sale looks wonderful1

seema said...


Atelier de Campagne said...

PSSST! I love the statues and the concept! Hope all is well!


Edie Marie's Attic said...

This must have been some sale Shawn!
What beautiful items!!Thanks for all the eye candy.

HOpe your summer is going well!!

bisous, sherry

Lilla Blanka said...


It looks great!
It would have been fun to go there, but unfortunately there is an ocean between my home and this place ;)

Wishing you a wonderful day!


VICTORIA said...

Magnificent Post! A lots of love to choose from!Its absolutely wonderful-sale ever! I'd Love to go! if only i could! sigh :-(

michele said...

Beautiful,timeless pieces. I can imagine people having dinner and perhaps tea outside on the lawn.

Karena said...

I truly wish I could be there!! How exciting an estate sale. I know it will be a huge success!!


Art by Karena

Papier Creatif said...

What beautiful pieces! Love the caned settee! So pretty! Merry Christmas!

Blue Muse said...

In the hopes that you are still reading - I want to wish you a very happy New Year, Shawn! I am thinking of you and miss you.
xo isa

llaura said...

wishing you a beautiful New Year filled with all the health & happiness there is. xoxoLaura

Melissah from Country Style Chic said...

I adore that rocking horse!
Just stumbled across your lovely blog. I look forward to popping back for some more gorgeous inspiration.
Melissah from Country Style Chic

Anonymous said...

I Love your items. I deal in PA and we are mainly German. French is something I would like to get into.

Jasper said...

wow some great pieces here!

Akissfromthepast said...

i love some of these items :) i will be your new reader :) antique is something that i breath...

Lilla Blanka said...

Wow..lots of gorgeous things!


Le blog Atepac said...

Votre blog est vraiment une mine d'informations ! Que de choses intéressantes, c'est superbe ! Peu importe de ne pas partager la même langue :)
Bonne continuation !
Le blog Atepac

Unknown said...

Wow, would love to have gone to this sale, some really beautiful pieces.
Is that an original Goya? Amazing