Obscure Object Estate and Tag Sale in Ridgewood, Queens, Friday thru Sunday, December 14th to 16th, 9AM to 4PM

December 10th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

Attention vintage dealers and collectors, artists, and general public!

Tag and Estate Sale. Many beautiful antique and mid-century collectibles and furnishings, as well as some newer items – Empire dresser, movable fireplace mantel and vintage electric burning logs, rare and beautiful 19th C. Eastlake Movement / Arts & Crafts Movement studio easel, unused new art supplies, i.e. Old Holland acrylic paints, BEST super heavy duty stretcher bars and braces, (2) rolls Fredrix acrylic primed cotton canvas, glass palette, etc., antique porcelain over cast iron double basin with removable drain board farmhouse sink with porcelain legs, vintage safe, Victorian drop leaf table, antique Christmas ornaments and garlands, 1950’s Morton Pottery and Shawnee Pottery animal planters, handmade Dansk Niels Refsgaard stoneware mugs, large Dansk bowl and plate, bright yellow Dansk canisters, handmade c. 1920 croquet set, c. 1938 working portable Underwood Champion typewriter in original case, (2) beautiful handmade antique quilts (one is a Memory quilt with all of the names of friends and family), antique graniteware and tin pie plates, muffin tins and canisters, set of (4) Thonet caned chairs, Ben Seibel bookends and lidded saucepan, modern glass and chrome coffee table, apothecary jars, antique etched glass candlesticks, antique freestanding camp sink, vintage snowshoes, Mission oak table and rocker with leather seat, antique Mah Jong set, Villeroy and Boch serving tray, many baskets, (2) sugar and creamer sets, vintage jewelry, vintage fedoras, cowhide rug, Limoges dishes, Earl Swanigan painting, antique linen napkins, hand stitched infant dresses, antique signs, expanding mahogany sofa table, (2 ) – 10′ x 10′ flea market tents, 7 year old refrigerator, butcher block kitchen trolley with drawer, stainless steel baker’s rack, tons of vintage books, many more tables, pictures, and collectibles.

Click on link below for the address, specifics and photos. Photos will be updated daily.

Link to Estate/Tag Sale

1950′s Morton Pottery and Shawnee Pottery Animal Planters

Rare and Beautiful 19th C. Eastlake Movement / Arts & Crafts Movement Studio Easel

 

 

Extaordinary, Unique, Unexpected, Surprising, Cool…

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Outstanding vintage Michael Lax designed Copco, Denmark pan SOLD

 

Unique footed fruit basket SOLD

 

Extraordinary pair of painted bronze dogs playing SOLD

 

 

Cool vintage Playboy stainless and teak bar set in original box SOLD

Unexpected cast iron dog bookends SOLD

Rare Dansk cereal bowls SOLD

Awesome vintage Villeroy and Boch mugs and teapot / espresso pot with 1960’s design SOLD

Stunning hand blown glasses and carafe

Unforgettable! Antique hand stitched “Memory” quilt

Just a Handful of Things

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This tea kettle is awesome! It’s a rare Art Deco WagnerWare tea kettle, and was referenced in the “Aluminum by Design” exhibition, c. 1940, and designed by J. G. Rideout and H. L. van Doren. $65…you know it’s worth more SOLD

Vintage 1970s red tea kettle. The red certainly is an eye opener $30 SOLD

Artfully hand painted Dansk serving or mixing bowl. Add our vintage wooden salad servers and it will become a cherished gift $46

Cobalt blue Jens Quistgaard designed Dansk saucepot with teak handle. Hard to find in this beautiful color $50 SOLD

Large handmade Dansk stoneware water pitcher. Designed by Niels Refsgaard and signed with his hand-stamped clay impression SOLD

Vintage laptop! No need for an internet cafe. Underwood Champion portable typewriter of 1938 with original case. Still works! $90

A couple of handmade one-of-a-kind pillows (Pink pillow is SOLD)

 

It’s Hard To Keep Up!

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Milo Baughman rosewood case sofa for Thayer Coggin

with the original velour upholstery. Very soft and comfy…$1200 SOLD

Wow! A cool hand blown ashtray with BUZ engraved inside $35

Beautiful cowhide rug $220

What a touching gift this was when originally created

and would be touching as a gift, again $35

Hand painted Dansk plates $18 each or 3 for $48 SOLD

Hand-crafted Art Deco Replogle globe. Has steamship and caravan routes, Lindbergh’s crossing with the date 20-21 May 1927, Thailand is Siam (changed in 1939), Saudi Arabia is Arabia (changed in 1932), and has radio stations around the world. Unique red Deco base, too. $125 SOLD

 

Colorful handmade antique croquet set, circa 1920. Great way to spend an afternoon in the park with friends. $235

 

Cheerful vintage Dansk baking pan. SOLD

Just think of how much better everything will taste once it’s seen in this pan. You may even be able to feed a tray of okra to kids!

Sweet…

Aw…and sweeter $55

Vintage set of 4 Couroc bowls with roadrunners inlaid by hand in real silver and wood. Beep! Beep! $15 each or 4 for $53 SOLD

Vintage Dansk sauce pot. Very useful! SOLD

This lamp looks like a little soldier with its helmet. Sits on a table or bends to be used as a wall sconce. $100

Incredible organic 1950s Ben Seibel bookends $175

Suitcase handmade in WWII Italy for or by Falco Battista (that’s the name on the brass plate). Need we say more? $100 SOLD

Plenty more cookbooks where these came from

Handmade tiles in a handmade tray $40 SOLD

Antique Echo harmonica SOLD

Italianate dresser $475 SOLD (Level, cloisonne tray and Ikat are SOLD)

Set of 8 roly poly bar glasses with the carrying rack. Get ready for the holidays! $54 SOLD

Love the graphics!

This locomotive can go anywhere

Never misplace your earrings and necklaces again $31 SOLD

Let sleeping birds lie (hand-carved from a single piece of wood and fits snuggly in the palm of your hand) $35 SOLD

More New Stuff

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Awesome mid-century armchair that will spark a room and probably cause a stampede as everyone will run to sit in it. $600 SOLD (Vintage tri-colored lamp and pair of asymmetrical shelves SOLD)

 

Fauteuil 300 (c. 1965) for Artifort by Pierre Paulin (1927 – 2009). This is the real thing!

This teak coffee table (SOLD) will have a companion end table arriving shortly $265 (Leather basket SOLD)

It arrived! $250

Psychedelic tray SOLD

Beautiful mid-century end table with an unusual cross brace under the drawer $345

Pair of mid-century pendant lamps $300 each or $525 for the pair

Magazine Rack

Magazine rack or for training your dachshund for the circus $135

 

Exceptional rock maple Heywood Wakefield-esque bookcase that looks great with either mid-century or antique furniture $875 SOLD

French wine carafe (Text translation “Norway liquor tar – beware of similar names”) I would bet anything you’d be the first on your block to have one of these. $37 SOLD

 

We love oil cans. Don’t you?

For the doctor or medical student (or if you just want to pretend), we have what you need to set up shop

Medicine Cabinet $99 SOLD

Vintage apothecary bottles labeled Benzine and Alcohol, and a pair of antique spectacles with excellent reading lenses. Saves on filling a prescription!

Health Knowledge (Volumes I & II), which was published in 1926 has within its pages…

…an antique MRI!

It reads, “Improper way of carrying the baby.” Don’t try this at home

If you didn’t read the caption you might think she just ran in from a bank heist…great medical advice!

And here…some tools of the trade!

Antique stethoscope $45

Guess what’s in this box

Surprise! And it works! (Impress your friends…) $135

 

Beautiful mid-century Belgian vase $85

Leather wrapped brass Lemaire Fabt, Paris sports event binoculars. Made in the early 1900’s. Used them the other day to read the hours on the parking sign on Kent…Just goes to show you how the usefulness of some antiques can continue to evolve. Who knows what they’ll be used for in another hundred years $68 SOLD

Antique tin $15 SOLD

 

Vintage numbered gym baskets (One left!)

Delicate pair of hand blown glasses made in Italy $35 for the pair SOLD

What were these wooden racks used for?

They have cool little clips on the sides for hanging notes

and with these antique wheels, they’re easy to move around, but will stay put once you leave them. You can load them up with all kinds of things and if you live in a loft and want some privacy from house guests, just wheel them together and you have a wall. Both $250 each SOLD!

END of SUMMER SALE August 18th to the 22nd!

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20% off the original ticketed price on everything but the art! (Does not apply to previously reduced prices.)

These extraordinary handmade Dansk stoneware dinner plates are designed by Niels Refsgaard SOLD

An obscure bone inlay box with a plum mohair velvet lining would be nice as a presentation for a beautiful piece of jewelry SOLD

At your next party, serve canapes on this vintage Couroc tray (has brass and wood inlay) SOLD

Hide secret things in this lovely hand painted antique box (has an embossed turquoise paper interior)

Hard to find canisters as beautiful as these!

Elegant place for your breakfast scones or croissants while the coffee is brewing

Monet’s favorite color combination

We love Dansk and Jens Quistgaard designs (Both SOLD)

Should be framed!

Look at the dragonfly cut into the paper

These handmade Dansk stoneware mugs (SOLD) are a favorite, and the cereal bowls are rare (And rarer still! Bowls SOLD)

Mid-century folding fruit basket SOLD

Who doesn’t love beautiful Sophia?

And her recipes look good, too! SOLD

Cannot believe this find…

definitely one-of-a-kind!

Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band badge SOLD

All dressed up and no place to go SOLD

Mother duck and duckings SOLD

A lot to see (Sterling Bud Vase SOLD)

Twelve gorgeous antique floral postcards…

…would look awesome decoupaged on a wall

Antique field glasses, possibly Civil War. SOLD

These graphics are amazing…and the contents funny. What a combo! SOLD

Authentic WWII backpack…

…with the original instructions intact

Haven’t seen these Dansk bowls anywhere. SOLD

The green elephant has officially become our mascot! (Dansk bowls, plates and fondue pot, black bear bottle, and Russel Wright salt and pepper shakers SOLD)

Maybe for syrup or olive oil?

Check us out in Time Out NY!

Decorate Your Summer Camp

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Why rough it when you can have a folding camp sink? $220

Antique Adirondack splintwood fishing basket backpack (that’s not easy to say). You’ll still look cool even if you don’t catch any fish. $150 SOLD

Great resource for identifying all those beautiful wildflowers you find in the meadow. You may even consider framing some of these plates. With 400 of them who would notice one or two missing? $45 SOLD

Can you imagine…not only did they grow all of their own vegetables, but they hand carved these little birds to use for labeling them, too. Amazing, it’s only $7!

I don’t know anyone who has pictures of falcons. Do you? $20 each (One SOLD)

First hang them on the wall for decoration, but you’ll know that if you’re ever trapped by a bad snowstorm you can always run for help. Or send someone else…Snowshoes $175

If you do send someone else out for help, you can always sit in front of the fire and watch the clock in anticipation of their return. Fireplace clock (fire really burns) $60 SOLD

Antique Mission oak rocker with original leather seat $350, and vintage woolen blanket $25

Be a boy scout SOLD

or a trick rider! SOLD

Keep yourself busy. An idle mind is the devil’s workshop. $60

Sometimes even when the mind isn’t idle…(both SOLD!)

Ah! Let’s play craps…

…and do shots! SOLD

Multi-colored shot glasses SOLD

Mah Jong, anyone?

Time to put the kettle on. $20 SOLD

Vintage mugs $10 each (One SOLD)

Enamel pie tins $10 and $11 SOLD

Adirondack twig table $65 SOLD and candle lantern $15 SOLD. Set of 4 Hyllinge Mobler folding chairs, made in Denmark

Every camp has a bear $4 SOLD

and a frog $20 SOLD

Finally, shave that beard before heading back to civilization. SOLD

Cookware

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Elegant vintage Rosenthal lidded casserole $53 SOLD

Vintage Ben Seibel Old Orchard saucepan with lid.

The hollow handle reduces heat transfer $45


More things to see…

May 2nd, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

Stacks of Dishes, from Limoges to Wedgewood

Charming and Beautiful Vintage Squeezebox  SOLD

Trumpet and Cornet for Marching SOLD

We’re in our new space!

April 27th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

And we have a lot of new things…

19th Century French Vanity SOLD

Beautiful Hand Carved Teak Lazy Susan

Cocktail Pitcher with Glass Stirrer SOLD

Vintage Harley Davidson Dart Board

Rare "Rite-Hite Automatic Adjustable Stool" SOLD

Iron Clowns and Mission Table

Mahogany Sofa/Library Table

Kitchenware SOLD

Sly

Chrome Egret SOLD

McCoy Vases SOLD

Vintage Armchair and Scottish Blanket ARMCHAIR SOLD

Vintage Hand Tooled Leather Case with Key SOLD

Driftwood Side Table SOLD

4 - Eva Zeisel Ironstone Dessert Plates SOLD

Botanicals SOLD

Antique 6 Ft. Measuring Stick SOLD

Ben Seibel Pedestal Fruit Bowls SOLD

Vintage Tri-Colored Floor Lamp SOLD

Chrome and Glass Coffee Table

Great Books

Aesop's Fables

Villeroy & Boch, Dansk, and Rosenthal (All SOLD)

Antique Wool Log Cabin Design Quilt

Mission Oak Rocker with Black Leather Seat

Antique Eyeglass Frames

Black Bear Bottle SOLD

Pair of Mid-Century Hand-Painted Lamps