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Join us for our August 22-24, 2019

Leawood Artist Estate Sale
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This Leawood estate sale in the home of an artist and store display designer for Emery Bird Thayer, features eclectic offerings including mid-century modern design, original artwork, large collections of posters, international decorative arts, an eclectic ladies closet, art supplies, and unique antique and vintage jewelry.


9827 Aberdeen Drive, Leawood, KS 66206

Special Note: Due to the narrow nature of the home and the volume of contents inside, we will be limiting entry to 50 guests at a time. We will have a staff member at the house at 7am to hand out numbered tickets on a first come, first served basis. One ticket per guest. We will then let guests into the home according to who received their tickets first. We will not be honoring the marker system. We’re taking these steps to ensure our guests safety and a good shopping experience. Thank you for your understanding.



8/22/2019 9am to 4pm (Thu)
8/23/2019 9am to 4pm (Fri)
8/24/2019 9am to 4pm (Sat)


Antique, Vintage & Collectible:
Brevettato Artevetrina lifesize Italian resin articulating artist mannequin, Impruneta Italian garden terracotta artichokes, cast iron “bamboo” jardinieres, Italian terracotta monkey statue with gold finish (formerly a Harzfeld’s display), large antique Japanese hand-painted room divider, Muehlebach Hotel pieces, St. James Matamoros 19th c. Mexican santos on horseback, Japanese noh masks, Blenko glass bottles and decanters, mid-century Gainey ceramic planters, Kjell Engman for Kosta Boda bonbon pitcher, Jens Quistgaard for Nissen Denmark teak picnic box, Jens Quistgaard for Dansk Festivaal cheese board, Russell Wright Steubenville dishes, Gerald Thurston for Lightolier 3-way chandelier, mid-century light fixtures, 1960s iron weathervane, full run of Avant Garde magazines, two Lenox Tuxedo dinnerware sets, two Piero Fornasetti smoker’s boxes, Johnson Bros. Indies dinnerware, vintage Emerson Electric fan, articulating artist hand forms, Elsa Schiaparelli “Shocking” stationery, Italian porcelain, Chinese porcelain opium pipes, pair of Spode candle holders circa 1820, hand-knotted room rug and runner, 12 Mr. Magoo 1001 Arabian Nights lobby cards, 1960s John Hitesman posters, Balinese Hindu paintings, Chinese 1000 egg pot, huge amount of art supplies (particularly paper supplies), artist easel, art books, vintage wallpaper and fabric, antique glass, Silvestri hot air balloon table lamp, cast iron lion’s head wall fountain, 1970s Chiefs posters, John Deere GX85 lawn tractor, huge selection of 1950s-60s Christmas and holiday decor, drafting tools, selection of vinyl records, vintage hand tools, potted plants, Woodard Briarwood patio console

Huge selection of Abstracta mid-century modular shelving by Poul Cadovius, Milo Baughman for Drexel Today’s Living room divider, set of three Hugh Acton tubular chrome plant stands, mid-century sofa, oak parquet draw-leaf table with six chairs, antique marble top oak buffet, iron and brass bakers rack, 19th c. French carved armoire, vintage bergere, Crucible Products mid-century aluminum patio chairs and stools, marble-top patio cocktail table, vintage drafting table, antique oak file cabinet, vintage maple cabinet, round table with cast iron base and white laminate top, chinoiserie display pedestal

Pierre-Joseph Redouté botanical stipple engravings from Traite des Arbres et des Arbustes, William Lewis Marple (1827-1910) oil landscape (damaged), Arthur Kraft paintings on paper, Betty Brader set of 12 Perennial Woman posters (1966), Robert Kalthoff drawings, Marilyn Propp mixed media collage, two Charlie Ball watercolor and acrylics, signed Robert Bailey “12th Street, Kansas City” hand-colored print, “Le Petite Pierrot” silkscreen after Picasso, several lithos after Picasso, variety of Toulouse-Latrec prints, Raoul Dufy offset lithos, 1916 portfolio “Ten Drawings from the Royal Gallery”, Claire Hirsch oils on canvas, vintage handmade Balinese masks (Barong and Rangda), vintage handmade Wayang Golek Indonesian stick puppet, store display items from Emery Bird & Thayer

1950s Movie Posters:
A large selection of original movie one-sheets circa 1946-1954, including Disney’s Peter Pan (1953), Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight (1952), Lost City of the Jungle (1946), Cry the Beloved Country (1952), My Cousin Rachel (1953), Harem Girl (1952), Boris Karloff’s Night Key (1954), Invasion USA (1952), Flame and the Flesh (1953), Drive a Crooked Road (1954), Two Fisted Sheriff (1952), Utah (1954), Wyoming Roundup (1952), Thief of Venice (1952), Desperadoes Outpost (1952), Terror on a Train (1953), The I Don’t Care Girl (1953), Holiday in Havana (1953), Stagecoach to Monterey (1954), Fangs of the Wild (1954), Flying Cadets (1954), Bullets for Rustlers (1952), Night Stage to Galveston (1952), Okinawa (1952), and more

Extensive antique/vintage collection of costume jewelry. Brands include Miriam Haskell, Eisenberg, Judith McCann, Louis Fabra, Trifari, Coro, Monet, Warner, Polcini, Ciner, Grossed, Jomaz, Ciro, KJL, Hickok, Laguna, Intercast GRC, Topazio, Beau Sterling, Swank, Marvella, Majorica, Schiaparelli, and many unsigned beauties. Earrings are clip and screw-back type. Victorian era Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui kingfisher bird feather inlay in silver hair mantilla and stick pin, Delizza and Elster for Celebrity brooch earrings set, Czech heavy colored crystals faux pearl filigree statement necklace bracelet set, WW2 U.S. Navy CPO pins, buttons, etc. Castlecliff Larry Vrba pre-Columbian Aztec style heavy 1970-72 belt. Collection of upper arm brass sterling snake wrap/etc. bracelets. Unsigned Miriam Haskell baroque faux pearls, diamante, seed pearls with wire work necklace earring sets, M. Haskell faceted black bead cluster dangle earrings, unsigned clear crystal rhinestone dress clips, chandelier earrings, 14k Majorica pearls necklace, 3 brass lucite painter’s pallet brooches, heavy brass Mexico jeweled fish pendant on heavy rolled leather belt, dragon head jadeite carved beads necklaces, very fun collection of 30s – late 50s costume earrings, Judith McCann turquoise color bead dangle earrings, Eisenberg Ice excellent condition earrings necklaces bracelets, Japanese Kabukip carved bone painted cufflinks, 8 rows clear crystal bracelet, Intercast GRC 19 gold filled tools charm necklace, and so much more

A funky, eclectic, and psychedelic ladies closet including 1960s Kaftans, vintage lingerie including Emilio Pucci and Christian Dior, handbags, scarves, furs, one-of-a-kind handmade clothing, contemporary clothing including St. John, and much more

Rolls and remnants of vintage fabric, vintage bedding and linens (some in original packaging), handmade aprons, Welsh Woolens blankets, antique French doilies, vintage needlepoint, two US Navy wool blankets