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

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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!

Time To Get Cozy!

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Awesome mid-century sofa with new cushions and upholstery $1050 SOLD (Rauschenberg $2800 and Bertoia “Diamond” chair $500, both SOLD)

This bird’s eye maple dresser is unusual in that it doesn’t have the spindly legs that are typical of the style, but goes straight to the floor, instead. Drawers glide…Makes a strong statement when seen straight on! $400 SOLD (Wooden bust SOLD)

Hard-to-find, framed WWII panoramic photo of a Louisiana military training camp $145 SOLD

Check out the truck in the center of the photo…

Green trunk and small lantern lamp with metal shade are SOLD


 

The vintage potbelly splintwood backpack fishing basket is becoming very rare. Great for carting groceries and makes an excellent laundry hamper, too! SOLD

Pair of brass candlesticks. One for $13, the pair for $22

 

Awesome John Stuart table with extra leaf and four chairs $600 SOLD

Definitely obscure Dansk canisters with lid grasps that are like holding a bowling ball (not as heavy as one, though…) $54 for the set of three SOLD

Pair of Dansk gravy boats. $25 each SOLD

Called pin trays, but can be used as tip trays, too

Handmade Dansk stoneware plate

Mid-century aluminum and cork glassware set of seven for $53 SOLD

What a gem! A rare hand-tinted opalotype photograph of a child, on milk glass in the original frame. Only $45

Antique oak sewing rack with threads, thimbles and pin cushion. $35 SOLD

Amazing sepia photo of a WWI French hospital base