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Historic William Rockhill Nelson Estate Home

6200sqft | Feb. 25th-26th

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February 25th-26th

9am-2pm | Full Price
2pm-4pm | 35% Off

9am-2pm | 50% Off
2pm-4pm | 70% Off





610 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.

Kansas City, MO 64110

*Please note: there is no parking on either Rockhill Rd or Cleaver II Blvd. Please park on Brush Creek Blvd, Holmes St, Charlotte St, or 46th Street. Thank you for your understanding.




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This Historic home was built in 1920 as a guest home on William Rockhill Nelson’s Oak Hall Estate. The guest home is 6,200 sqft built as a smaller replica of the Oak Hall mansion. The sale is filled with art & antiques, hardcover books, large rugs, china & crystal, ornate silver plate pieces, lamps, & antique furniture.


Due to the recent rise in Covid-19 rates, face coverings are recommended at our estate sales.

Sale Description:

Fine Art:
An early and noteworthy oil portrait by Daniel MacMorris (dated 1916), large Robert Kalthoff oil, marble sculpture of Diana, copper plate engravings, vintage bust after Grinam Niam, John Orth oil portrait, several original paintings by Gertrude Freyman, John Baeder serigraph “White Palace Cafe” (1980), Peggy Brown mixed media, Angel Martin oil still life, variety of framed paintings and prints

Antique & Vintage:
Antique New England horse drawn sleigh by Wade & Dunton (Lewiston, Maine), Erhard & Sohne jugendstil inkwell with burl inlays, classical and Nouveau statues and decorative arts, antique lamps and candelabra, vintage room rugs, silver plate and sterling, 1930s Whitney (Chicago) baby grand piano in mahogany case, 1930 Herkert & Meisel steamer trunk of a stage actress, 19th c. square grand piano, antique needlepoint sampler, antique toboggans, vintage stuffed animals, vintage Plaza banners and Nelson-Atkins banners, antique clocks, vintage faux-bamboo library steps

Jacobean style gateleg table with unusually shaped top (ca. 18th), antique oak barrister bookcase, antique tiger oak butler tray table, vintage Drexel rolling server, American Empire buffet, 1920s Belgian oak Louis XV style dresser with triple mirror, 1920s Sellers Hoosier kitchen cabinet, antique nero marble washstand, early 20th c. French oak china cabinet, American Empire library table, antique hall tree, early 20th c. 5’ gateleg dining table, 19th Queen Anne style English pine desk, vintage and antique wing chairs, Eastlake period marble top lamp table, linen queen bed, antique English walnut chifforobe, Lane cedar chest, leather loveseat, cherry daybed, English cherry chest of drawers, 19th c. oak buffet, small primitive drop front secretary desk, 1930s English cherry wardrobe, antique Victrola cabinet

A good antiquarian book collection including The Works of Shakespeare, Imperial Edition ca. 1870 (crown folio size); The Travels and Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson, 1895; The Works of Charles Dickens (unabridged and illustrated four-volume set, 1870); Boys and Girls Bookshelf, The University Society, 1920, seven volume set; Dickens’ Works, Boston edition, fifteen volume set; I.C.S. Reference Library, 1907, five volume set; Victor Hugo’s Works, 1888, illustrated, limited twelve volume set; Outline of Business by Geore R. Collins, 1929, ten volume set; Library of the World’s Best Literature, 1897, illustrated, eleven volume set; The Annotated Shakespeare, edited by A.L. Rowse, 1978, three volume set; antique and leather bound books by Longfellow, Dumas, Melville, Plato, Tolstoy, Alcott, Hugo, Hemingway, Twain, Eliot, and more; also includes paperback and hardcover, classics, plays, poetry, fiction, children’s books, reference, and more.

A small but exciting selection of vintage men’s and women’s fashions, including several vintage mens sport coats, 1980’s cocktail dresses, a rare selection of antique clothing from the early 20th century, and a large collection of vintage hats.

Men’s vintage brands include T. Harris London, Bradmore, Woolf Brothers, American Trend, Nautica, Jos. A. Bank, Keaton Chase, Joseph Turner, Alan Flusser, Paul Fredrick, Oleg Cassini, The Territory Ahead, and more. Women’s vintage labels include Valentina’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Silk Farm, and more.

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