Mid-Century Modern for the Aficionado!

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Dates
Sat
Jul 11
9am to 2pm
Sun
Jul 12
10am to 2pm

Terms

-NO Numbers --
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*Cash Preferred.
*Checks of $100+ ONLY if I know you.
*There is a $40 return check fee applied to each returned check.
*Credit cards WILL BE ACCEPTED--but FEES do apply.
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This is a MID-CENTURY MODERN lover's dream home! 

My client is the second owner of this 1953-built home in the Holly Hills neighborhood.   The home  is totally vintage, and he decorated it in the Mid-Century Modern period with high quality furnishings.  Check out the room-by-room descriptions below and be sure to see each photo and its detailed description.  You are going to be in awe!

Here is a room-by-room SAMPLE of what is in the sale:

Living Room

-Pair of Mid-Century Modern KARPEN of CALIFORNIA chairs

-Pair of Mid-Century Modern brass and turquoise blue glass top tables

-Mid-Century Modern-style sofa

-Blue shag rug; 1950's TV lamp; art

-LANE coffee table, two cabinets:  Perception Line

-REMBRANDT table lamps and hanging lamp; pole lamp

-Various decor

Dining Area

 -AMERICAN OF MARTINSVILLE sideboard and display credenza

-Mid-Century Modern dining table; four chairs; pair of Danish Modern chairs

-Mid-Century Modern sculptural table lamp

-Retro FRANCISCAN "Atomic Oasis" china

Bedroom

-Mid-Century Modern R-WAY chest, dresser, side chests

-Mid-Century Modern lamps and accessories

-Four-poster queen bed; queen mattress set; linens

Kitchen

-1950's kitchen set; retro kitchenware; cookware

-Vintage KITCHEN-AID Mixer (350 watts)

Family Room

-Carved wood console table

-Retro hard rock maple coffee table and two side tables

-Fawn color sofa; shag rug

Lower Level

-Desk; bookcase; vintage kitchen table; Maytag washing machine

-Hand tools; electric drills; housewares; canning jars; household chemicals

-Holiday; lots of kitchenware (brought down from kitchen)

-Retro tables with vintage hairpin legs; linens; large mirror

-Lots of miscellaneous!

Patio

-Vintage patio furniture

KEEP IN MIND:

-(No pre-sales.  Sorry!) 

-I do not use line numbers; just line up at the front door 

-Limited Entry:  8-10 people at a time in the home

-Face Mask is Required; Social Distancing is in effect

-CHECKS accepted for $100+ --ONLY if I know you; (CASH preferred)

-Credit Cards Accepted - BUT fees do apply

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Keep scrolling to see the photos.

PLEASE click on each photo to see its details.

 

 

Living Room:  This is an overview of the fabulous Mid-Century Modern living room.  The client is the second owner of this 1953-built house and many of the furnishings are original to the home.  Closer photos of each item and its details follow.Living Room:  These Mid-Century Modern chairs are fabulous!!!  These are by KARPEN of CALIFORNIA and were recently custom upholstered.  The striped seat cushions are detached.  The seat width is 35," while the back height is 39."   Check out these same chairs on "1st Dibs"--you will be amazed!  (The port-hole TV in the background is NOT for sale--the client is keeping it.)Living Room: A closer photo of one of the Mid-Century Modern KARPEN of CALIFORNIA chairs better shows the detailed base.  Note:  These chairs are priced as a PAIR---because who would ever want just one!!!!Living Room:  This is a side view of the Mid-Century Modern KARPEN of CALIFORNIA chair. Living Room:  One more photo... the back side of the Mid-Century Modern KARPEN of CALIFORNIA chair.Living Room:  A view of the living room to the front door reveals another view of the KARPEN of CALIFORNIA chairs as well as a  Mid-Century Modern REMBRANDT light fixture and a LANE cabinet. Living Room:  The  Mid-Century Modern REMBRANDT hanging lamp is teak/walnut and brass.  The three white frosted glass shades are each 11" tall and are entwined in the three 20" tall wooden scrolls.  Just put a couple of hooks in your ceiling, hang the chain, plug it in, and you have instant COOL!Living Room:  The Mid-Century Modern REMBRANDT table lamp is one of a priced pair.   These lamps are original to the 1953-built home and were there when my client (second person to own the home) bought it.  The base and stem are brass and the organically shaped suspended sculpture is made of cast metal.  Each measures 39" tall to the finial.  Note:  The shades appear to have a vintage cover over the original shade.  The next photo shows the lamp without the shade on it. Living Room:  This is the REMBRANDT sculptural table lamp without its original glass shade but without its paper shade.  Living Room:  This Mid-Century Modern Italian turquoise blue glass table is one of a priced pair.  These tables are original to the 1953-built home and were there when my client (second person to own the home) bought it.  Each table has square brass legs and measures 19-l/2" square x 16" tall.  Living Room:  The Mid-Century Modern LANE coffee table is part of the "Perception" line with sculptural boomerang legs.  It measures 70" wide x 18" deep x 13" tall and has one drawer, as shown.Living Room:  The custom upholstered  Mid-Century Modern-style sofa is 87" wide with a 29" high back.  It has a single bench detached cushion, three detached back cushions, and two side pillows.  Notice the flared sides and raised legs.Living Room:  The sofa is now shown with two striped bolster pillows at each end. They match the seat cushions of the KARPEN mid-century chairs but are priced separately.  Living Room:  The two-tone blue "shag" rug measures  5' 2" x  7' 7."Living Room:  This signed art is quite interesting with vivid turquoise and gold colors.  The scene is painted on a wood insert but surrounded with a linen-look mat and gold block design frame.  It measures 57" wide x 25" tall.  The next photo shows the artist's signature.Living Room:  Shown is the artist's signature of the large mid-century piece that hangs above the sofa.Living Room: These Mid-Century Modern pink plaster Asian dancers are 17-l/2" tall and are priced as a pair.Living Room:  A Mid-Century Modern LANE sideboard is also from the "Perception" line.  It has three drawers on the left and two doors on the right which hide two interior shelves.  It measures 48" wide x 18" deep x 30" tall.  Living Room:  More Mid-Century Modern:  A pole lamp with three lights under the cylinder shade is to the left of another LANE cabinet.   Closer photos of the cabinet and TV lamp follow.  Living Room:  This Mid-Century Modern LANE cabinet is also from the "Perception" line.  It has two doors with two interior shelves.  It measures 36" wide x 19" deep x 30-l/2" tall.Living Room:  The 1950's Asian-scene ceramic lamp shows two children sitting in a tree.  The metal Venetian blind shade is an unusual green.Living Room:  A pair of Asian bust wall plaques are just darling for any room in the house!Living Room:  "Ole!"  The vintage bullfighting scene with the matador and bull is replicated in the two-piece ceramic figure set just below it.  Living Room:  A brick peninsula separates the living room from the dining room.  A vintage pink  BELL telephone (not the kind you carry in your pocket) with a rotary dial is to the left of various vintage pink ceramic decor.  The double glass/gold frame wall hanging lying down is actually for sale--it just covers the planter box for now.Living Room:  See?  It will NOT fit in your pocket or purse. This phone may remember the old telephone exchanges [associated with central offices] and the ever annoying party lines!Dining Area:  The Mid-Century Modern dining table as shown measures 40" x 62" but includes three 12" leaves and pads.  The mid-century chairs are priced separately from the table.Dining Area: This is a closer photo of the Mid-Century Modern table's outline.   (Note:  the client has decided to keep the vase.)Dining Area:  This is one of the set of four Mid-Century Modern chairs.  A photo of the back side follows.  There are two arm chairs and two side chairs.  Dining Area: This is a back view of the Mid-Century Modern arm chair.Dining Area:  A walnut Mid-Century Modern "American of Martinsville" sideboard has three drawers with louvered fronts (see next photo for close-up) on the left as well as three more drawers and two shelves behind the two flat panel cabinet doors on the right (as shown in an upcoming photo).  It measures 60" wide x 18-l/2" deep x 30" tall and matches the nearby display credenza.  The lamp is flanked by two sets of Dorothy Thorpe-style glasses.Dining Area:  This is a closer photo of the louvered drawers on the Mid-Century Modern "American of Martinsville" sideboard.Dining Area:  The Mid-Century Modern sideboard  now has its right doors open to reveal the two interior shelves and three drawers. Dining Area:   Another fabulous Mid-Century Modern sculptural lamp.... this one is black with white veins and has two  original fiberglass lamp shades.   The next photo is a close-up of the base.Dining Area:  The white veins and brass support of the sculptural lamp are better shown.Dining Area:  A Mid-Century Modern "American of Martinsville" display credenza is flanked by two Mid-Century Modern (Danish) side chairs.  It displays several pieces of 1950's "Franciscan - Atomic Oasis" earthenware and mid-century modern glass and ceramics.  The display credenza has two sliding glass doors above two left flat cabinet doors [with two interior shelves], open shelves and four louvered front drawers on the right.  It measures 50" wide x 18" deep x 58" tall.Dining Area:  The 1950's FRANCISCAN "Atomic Oasis" china includes:  one platter, four dinner plates, four salad plates, four dessert plates, four cereal bowls, two cups, four saucers, and a set of salt & pepper shakers.   It is priced out (not priced as a set).Dining Area:  This is a closer photo of the 1950's "Atomic Oasis" china pattern.  This china is in very good condition.Dining Area:  This is one of two Mid-Century Modern (Danish) chairs.Dining Area:  Shown is the back side of the Mid-Century Modern (Danish) chair. Dining Area:  Now you can see the side of the Mid-Century Modern (Danish) chair. Bedroom:  A Mid-Century Modern R-WAY 5-drawer chest is one of four pieces in this room.  (Each piece is priced separately.)  This chest has a glass protective top and measures:  36" wide x 20" deep x 47" tall. 
Closer photos of the items displayed follow.Bedroom:  This is one of a pair of short Mid-Century Modern glass ball/wire base lamps.Bedroom:  Even the electric (bakelite-?) WESTLOX  clock is period.Bedroom: The four-poster queen size bed includes the headboard, foot board, and side rails.  The EILEEN FISCHER bed linens, toss pillow,  and mattress set are priced separately from the bed.  Closer photos of the bed, R-WAY side chests and lamps follow.Bedroom:  Now you can see the foot board and legs of the four-poster queen size bed.Bedroom:  The detail on the four bed posts is stunning!Bedroom:  The queen mattress set is by CORSICANA.Bedroom:  A pair of R-WAY side chests with one drawer each and two shelves match the 5-drawer chest previously shown.  The chests are priced as a pair. Each has a glass protective top and measures 20" wide x 15" deep x 20" tall.  The vintage Flamenco lamp is one of a pair.  Closer photos follow.  Bedroom:  This is a closer photo of one of the vintage Flamenco dancer lamps.  Notice the original double tier fiberglass shade.Bedroom:  Shown is the second of a pair of R-WAY side chests and the second Flamenco dancer lamp.Bedroom:  This close-up also shows the double-tier fiberglass lamp.  Each lamp measures 34" to the top of the shade.Bedroom:  The fourth piece of R-WAY is the 6-drawer dresser.  It also has a protective glass top and measures 60" wide x 22" deep x 35" tall.  A closer photo of the chest follows.Bedroom:  Now you can better see the front of the slightly curved R-WAY chest.Bedroom:  A vintage print hangs above the R-WAY chest.Bedroom:  A very tall (50" to top of lamp shade) Mid-Century Modern creamy white and brass lamp is displayed on the dresser.Bedroom:  This set of Mid-Century Modern 3-piece sky blue/turquoise SAMSONITE luggage is in  VERY good condition!Bedroom:  This is a unique Mid-Century Modern hanging light fixture.  Each leaf gets independently attached to the wall.  (A light bulb is behind each leaf.)  You can hang it in a straight line or angled line before you attached the ceiling chain and plug it in!Bathroom:  While the bathroom is not for sale, we wanted you to see how its 1953 design continues with the architecture of this home.  A closer photo of the fair of flamingos that are for sale is coming up.Bathroom:  The vintage pink ceramic flamingos are priced as a pair.Bathroom:  Asian figures are displayed on the sink.  The two small ones in the front are shelf sitters.Bathroom:  This vintage wall set is so cute.  I think my mother had them in our bathroom, too--but ours were pink and black.Kitchen:  A 1950's kitchen set has a yellow/black top (a closer photo follows) and four floral chairs.  There is a self-storing leaf inside the table.Kitchen:  This is a closer photo of 1950's vintage table top.Kitchen:  Shown is one of the four kitchen chairs.  A side view of the interesting legs follows.Kitchen:  This chair frame is very unusual.Kitchen: An overview of the vintage kitchen.  Notice the yellow metal cabinets and built-in oven.  The three upper white cabinets on the left are actually the 1953 refrigerator!  No, none of the built-ins are for sale.  It all stays with the house and its lucky new owner.  But, all of the items displayed on the counter-tops are for sale.Kitchen:  More kitchenware!Kitchen:  A closer view of newer crock pots and vintage dishes (including Fire King and Pyrex). Kitchen:  A vintage KNAPP-MONARCH "Ready-Bake Cook Top Oven" and vintage KITCHEN-AID mixer  are surrounded by vintage kitchenware.Kitchen:  This is a closer view of the vintage KITCHEN-AID mixer which includes the stainless bowl, shield, and various attachments.  It has 350 watts.Kitchen:  More fun kitchenware, including Jadite (Fire King and McKee); yellow LUSTRO-WARE canisters, a vintage McKee "Drippings pot/lid; and more! 
The kitchen had so many items in it that we displayed even more downstairs, as you will see shortly.Kitchen:  Yes, more!  Including a red PAULA DEEN stock pot; a LeCreuset oval pan; vintage VISIONS cookware; and a large pottery bowl/lid.Kitchen:  Vintage aluminum-clad stainless steel FARBERWARE cookware includes the large frying pan/lid; a 3-piece steamer; and a 3-piece 10-quart pasta maker.  Also shown is a vintage WEAR-EVER aluminum cone colander and pressure cooker.Kitchen:  Vintage tins are so appropriate in this kitchen.Kitchen:  The vintage CHEF clock oversees the entire kitchen!  It is electric (the cord is plugged in to a void in the wall).Kitchen:  Ceramic dishes, Pyrex, a black SUNBEAM electric coffee pot, a 3-piece black granite ware canning pot, a roaster, and more are all for sale!Kitchen:  A vintage yellow top/chrome table with hair pin legs is for sale. The items on top are also priced, including the vintage plastic Thermo-Temp tumblers and ice bucket.Family Room:  A pair of hard rock maple side tables with hinged top drawers and a vintage lamp flank a carved wood console table and punch bowl set.  The side tables are priced as a pair but there is also a matching coffee table coming up.  A closer photo of the carved wood table follows. Family Room:  A closer photo of the carved wood console table better shows the details.  It measures 48" wide x 19" deep x 31" tall.  (Note:  It is not an antique but very handsome!)Family Room:  A newer cream color sofa with two seat cushions and rolled arms measures 86" long.    Closer photos of the table and rug  follow.Family Room:  The hard rock maple table has top hinged compartments on each side and a spindle galley.   Two matching side tables are also available.Family Room:  The mocha/off-white shag rug measures  approximately 6'  5"  x  9'  5."Family Room:  A wonderful selection of Art Deco/Mid-Century "Manhattan" glassware and other collectibles are shown.  More photos follow.Family Room:  The ribbed "Manhattan" glass includes:  water and juice pitchers; tumblers; salt & pepper set; cups & saucers; cream & sugar; winged bowls; ashtrays; candle holders and more!    Each piece is priced OR priced as a set (e.g., set of coasters; per bowl; per dinner plates) so you can complete your current collection without having to purchase multiples.Family Room:  More "Manhattan:"  winged tidbit sets; salad plates; dinner plates; and coasters.Family Room:  From  a carafe, martini shaker and ice bucket to a green tidbit tray, milk glass bowl and Russian nesting boxes, there is much to see!  Lower Level:  Two mid-century modern pine tables with hair pin legs are separately price. The one on the right has drop leaves.Basement:  Paper goods, bake ware, PYREX containers, and more all came down from the kitchen.Lower Level:  Christmas in July!!!!  Lower Level:  A double light floor lamp and framed mirror are also for sale.Lower Level:  A vintage office chair is n front of a cherry desk.Lower Level:  The cherry bookcase matches the desk but is priced separately.  The paper towels and canning jars are for sale, too! Lower Level:  Various hand tools are to the left of a vintage wash tub and hanging plant holder.Lower Level:  A vintage metal cabinet and other miscellaneous items are all for sale.Lower Level:  A vintage wood kitchen table displays two drills (one DeWalt and one Black & Decker in cases) as well as sets of DeWalt drill bits and various household goods.Basement:  A vintage wash tub; two stacked metal cabinets, and a rolling rack are all for sale.Lower Level:  A MAYTAG washer is near a pet crate, a four-shelf chrome rack, and various household goods.Patio:  The four-piece Mid-Century Modern  patio furniture needs a little TLC but is still very usable and desirable.  There are actually four separate chairs (three have arms) that can be configured in different ways.  The rusty star is also for sale.By Cashier:  Two sets of Mid-Century Modern "Hanna" switch plate covers are for sale, you can pick  gold or silver.

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