913-815-0505 Sales@BrownButton.com

Luxury Leawood Estate Sale / Dec. 8-10

11,500 sq.ft. luxury estate sale in Leawood’s Berkshire neighborhood filled with high-end furniture and decor. Includes original Thomas Hart Benton paintings,  Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Cartier, Lalique, Baccarat,  a massive jewelry collection, and much more!

– Please note, security guards will be on-site for the duration of this sale. Due to the level of interest in this sale, we may need to limit the number of customers in the house at the same time during peak hours. –

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Sale Dates and Times
12/8/2016 9am to 4pm (Thu)
12/9/2016 9am to 4pm (Fri)
12/10/2016 9am to 4pm (Sat)


Included in the sale are two original ink and watercolor Thomas Hart Benton paintings. They are titled “Shiprock” and “Oak Creek Canyon”. Both pieces were a part of the Alvin Gottlieb Collection that was on display at the Nelson Atkins Museum Of Art in Kansas City and the Smithsonian in Washington DC in the 1990’s. Both pieces were painted in 1951 and measure 8.5″x11″. They’re professionally framed and in fine condition. Each painting is priced at $30,000 and will not be discounted with the rest of the house. Bids over $20,000 are encouraged and will be discussed with the owners. If you have any questions about the paintings feel free to give us a call at 913-815-0505 or send an email to sales@brownbutton.com

John Widdicomb dining table with draw leaves, six chairs, and matching sideboard; English solicitor’s bookcase with crotch mahogany veneers (c. 1860, purchased from the Randall Tysinger Collection), vintage Belgian wooden sideboard with matching server cabinet, polished leather loveseat with pair of matching club chairs, pair of white upholstered camelback sofas, wrought metal king bed with two twin Tempur Pedic mattresses/boxsprings, Schnadig tufted leather armchair with carved lion’s head arms, Action Industries leather and vinyl reclining sofa and loveseat, Cleveland Chair Co. vinyl reclining sectional sofa, three Berkline vinyl recliners, four fauteuils with foliate carvings, pair of Asian-style linen cabinets, demilune chest with mahogany sunburst veneers and neoclassical motif, three-drawer serpentine executive desk with birds eye maple veneers and brass ornamentation, Bombay Company pedestal table with four upholstered chairs, pair of leather chairs with carved wooden frames, Hekman armoire, queen sleigh bed with Serta mattress and boxsprings, Bombay Company liquor cabinet with built-in wine rack, Bombay Company hutch, pair of serpentine nightstands, large number of Bombay Company end tables, wooden corner cupboard, Estate by Pennsylvania House upholstered loveseat, wrought iron king canopy bed with mattress and boxsprings, pair of upholstered armchairs with hobnails and twist legs/stretchers, marble-top console table with carved frame, Southwood down-filled wingback chair, hope chest, pair of wooden bookcases, pair of Chinese-style credenzas, Bombay Company two drawer table and adjustable office chair, fruitwood game table with Asian stylings, Bodart Furniture kitchen table with four caned chairs, pair of Bombay Company leather armchairs with ottoman, rustic pine bedroom furniture including armoire and pair of nightstands, king bed with mattress and boxsprings, glass top console table with metal acanthus base, wooden executive desk with drawer, Ashley Furniture beveled glass top pub table with four swivel barstools, Ashley Furniture beveled glass top kitchen table with four chairs, two sets of three swivel barstools, two sets of three swivel stools, set of four swivel stools, pair of swivel stools, leather-top ottoman, pair of plaid-upholstered armchairs with hobnails, rocker with leather seat, pair of golf club motif lamp stands, cherry bedside chest, walnut bench with turned legs, sleeper sofa

Massive selection of several hundred stemware including a large amount of Waterford (Lismore, Millennium, and more), Ajka cobalt-cut-to-clear (Alva, Albinka, Olinda, Castille, and more), large amount of Spiegelau and Riedel (including 10 Vinum XL tasting sets in box), Shannon, Bombay, RCR, WM Dalton, Zwiesel, Pier 1, and more; pair of 54” cut crystal vases with lids (imported from London), Baccarat crystal Victor Hugo inkwell (hand-etched “370/450”) with original box and paperwork, three Lalique lion figurines (Bamara, Simba, and Tambwee), Sevres crystal ashtray, three Waterford Lismore champagne coasters NIB, pair of Waterford crystal lamps, crystal decanters and miscellaneous serving pieces

Pottery Barn Asian Square (Paprika) dinnerware, Lynns fine china dinnerware set, Talavera majolica, Chironi Studio tin-glazed white dinnerware, Vertex Ventana white dinnerware, Noritake Palestra china set, Pier 1 Wavy white dinnerware, Zieher Fine Porcelain white dishes, miscellaneous dish sets by Z-Gallerie, Newbridge 18/10 stainless flatware, Community Coronation flatware, copper cookware including Ruffoni Italy, Calphalon cookware, kitchen tools, cutlery

Art & Decor:
Two original watercolor paintings by Thomas Hart Benton (more details above), signed Paul Harry Burlin oil on canvas “Houses in the Hills” (purchased from Christie’s), carved wood polychrome Bodhisattva seated on lion, pair of sterling silver French empire style lidded vases with Romanesque figural motif 29.17 ozt 10⅝”H, Sterling and gold plate caliper by master silversmith Takehiko Seki marked”Sterling 960 Seki”, Pair of five arm cast metal candelabras 31”H x 24”W, pair of Waterford crystal lamps, large number of original oil paintings, several hand-knotted rugs, good selection of beveled mirrors, pair of large cast metal Estate urns with cherub and lion’s head motif, Howard Miller grandfather clock, carved foo dogs, pair of 51” metal grand candelabras, faux trees, lamps, signed Thomas Stiltz giclee, Lladro El Toro with base, limited hen mallard with chicks, multiple Roseville pieces including Roseville Freesia Tangerine Jardiniere and pedestal made in 1945, a decorative telescope, a decorative globe on tripod,

Sports Memorabilia:
Signed Len Dawson football, signed Trent Green football, signed Michael Jordan photograph, signed George Brett photograph, signed Neil Smith shoes, signed Bo Jackson photograph, signed Jeff Montgomery jersey and baseball, signed Nick Lowery football, two 1980s Royals baseballs signed by several team members, 2008 Jayhawks items, 1985 Royals ephemera shadow box,

Browning ProSteel Gold Series safe 30”W X 60”H X 23”L, great selection of golf clubs including a vintage set of MacGregor Tourney Action clubs with matching serial numbers, over 50 individual golf clubs from TaylorMade to Titleist to Mizuno and more, several golf bags with rain covers, golf accessories, Master Massage Tables “The Westwood” portable table, Stiga Privat Roller ping pong table, Diamondback Maravista bicycle, Frigidaire cross-top refrigerator, Guaranteed Foods Inc upright freezer, hand tools, ladders, frames, Christmas decor, Sharper Image air purifier, Hundreds of decorative nutcrackers many of which are themed ranging from few inches to six feet.

This sale contains a full jewelry room with its own register. We request that all jewelry be paid for prior to leaving the room.
Fine pieces to note at this sale- these pieces will not run on our typical discount schedule but will be discounted 10% the 2nd day and 20% the third day. Bids are encouraged throughout the sale.
Gemlock South Sea Pearl, 18k gold and diamond earrings
– Includes a current insurance replacement report valuing the earrings at $20,100
– Pearls are 11mm drop pearls with “very good” luster
– 68 diamonds approx. 3.35 total carat weight, color F-G, clarity VVS-1 to VVS-2
– Comes in original tivol box
– Price at the sale is $8,500.-
Diamond & ruby 18k gold cufflink and stud set
– Includes a current insurance replacement report valuing the earrings at $18,800
– 78 round faceted rubies, approx. 7.78 total carat weight, color slpR 5/5, “Medium strong slightly purplish-red”, clarity Type II, slightly included
– 56 round full cut diamonds, approx. .32 total carat weight, color G-H, clarity VS-2 to SI-1
– Price at the sale is $7,000-
Diamond & ruby 18k gold Demi-hoop style earrings
– Includes a current insurance replacement report valuing the earrings at $8,700
– 26 square faceted rubies, approx. 2.08 total carat weight, color stpR 6/6, “medium dark vivid slightly purplish red”, clarity Type II, moderately included.
– 28 princess cut Diamonds, approx. 1.8 total carat weight, color G-I, clarity SI-1 to SI-2
– Price at the sale is $2,000-
Michael Bondanza New York 18K gold necklace, 139.65 grams
– Price at the sale is $8,000-
Omega Constellation diamond quartz watch #8951076.1 with 32 diamonds approx. .16 total carat weight
– Price at the sale is $4,200-

Other fine jewelry: -these pieces will run our typical full discount schedule-
Pearl collar necklace, extra long pearl necklace, Erwin pearl cufflink and stud set, Delbert Vandever, Tivol 18K Gold Earrings 32.5 grams with Tivol bag, 14K gold bracelet earring and woven tried colored set, Wempe 18K gold necklace with 3 round brilliant diamonds 40 total Carat weight in original box, Southsea Princess pearl necklace from Tivol individually knotted 7mm-8mm 17” long in original box, Lapis Lazuli 14K gold signed pendant and ring set total ring weight 6.0 dwt total pendant weight 2.8 dwt,17 loose diamonds princess cut 2mm each .06 Carat each 1.02 the, gold Elgin pocket watch #16396702 – in a 14k wadsworth case #822870 (watch as is), South Sea pearl 14K gold ring 9mm pearl — some blemish excellent luster — total ring weight 7.2 dwt, David Yurman 18K Gold and sterling onyx ring, Tiffany sterling bracelet, John Stencil 18k and sterling heart pendant, 14K gold slider watch chain and fob, 14K gold diamond and sapphire ring, Raymond Weil Parsifal ladies two tone watch sapphire crown 9890 A163110, 14K Gold Mexican sterling ring, 18K gold 3.5 set scrap gold ring, Lapis Lazuli 14K gold hinged bracelet, 14K gold chain “Italy” 19” long 2.33 grams, David Yurman small wheat 16” 4mm chain, David Yurman Lariat Slide drop diamond and sterling necklace, Lapis Lazuli 34” long bead necklace 5mm-6mm with gold spacers, 10K gold and angel skin coral cameo ring with lead motif, Tiffany & Co. Bracelet with sterling clasp and original box, Swarovski 18K plate tennis bracelet in original box, Silpada black lava and sterling bracelet, Ross and Simons sterling diamond earrings in original box, Ross and Simons 14K Gold earrings with original box, Tiffany & Co Sterling charm, 14K gold signed earrings 3.8 dwt, Peter Bram’s designs 14K gold onyx earrings, 14K gold 4.4 dwt scrap, 14K gold cubic zirconia tennis bracelet, 14K gold sliders 1.7 dwt signed, Delbert Vandever sterling cuff, sterling zirconia ring, 14K & onyx hinged bracelet with safety chain (as is – dent), caviar sterling and 18K gold earrings, double strand necklace & bracelet set with 67 semi baroque pearls 7mm – 9mm

Costume Jewelry:
St. John, Eisenberg, Swarovski, Fossil watch 11084, Fossil duo time zone watch, Fossil watch F2 ES-1720, Carolee, replica Chanel earrings, Dunhill cufflinks, Alexis Bittar clear lucite bangle with gold tone, Alexis Bittar clear lucite with purple and original bag, button pearl choker necklace

Louis Vuitton duffel bag with with leather stripes, Louis Vuitton black upright, Christian Dior, Truex, St. John, Victor Costa, Isabella Adams, Anne Taylor, Neiman Marcus, Chloe, BCBGMaxazria, Rachel Zoe, Dior, Bellestone crocodile leather and lizard, Chicos, Henri Bendel, Tumi, Kate Spade, Cache, Big Buddha, Sam Edelman, Talbots, Melie Bianco, Black House White Market, Salvatore Ferragamo, Kathy van Zeeland, Borse in Pelle, Charming Charlie, Lambertson Truex, Olivia + Joy, Sondra Roberts, Isabella Adams, Henri Bendel, Perlina

Sunglasses & Glasses:
Cartier, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hummer, Dolce Gabbana, Miu Miu, Chanel, Armani Exchange, Brighton, Porsche Designs, Killy, and more

Coats and Jackets:
“Hopper Furs” Saint Louis fur cape, Larry Levin overcoat, Athletic wear, Ralph Lauren polo coat size S., Carlisle 100% lambswool shawl black, Feraud 100% virgin wool shawl taupe with matching turtleneck size 34/32, Braefair for saks fifth avenue red overcoat,

Women’s Closet:
Specific pieces included in this sale are:
-An Escada Duvall two piece double breasted skirt suit, 100% black wool, jacket size 38 skirt size 40.
-St. John couture red evening dress with black sequin and lace up back, size 6.
-St. John evening long cardigan size 6.
-Griffith Gray for St. John red sequin sleeveless top size p.
-St. John collection black and white pencil skirt size 6.
-St. John Sport white pants size 8.
-BCBG Maxazria yellow & black striped shirt size L.
-Ralph Lauren purple label 100% wool blazer size 6.
-Ralph Lauren Collection purple label 2pc skirt suit 80% wool 20% mohair double breasted blazer size 6.
-Ralph Lauren purple label 100% wool skirt, size 4.
-Ralph Lauren green label 100% suede leather pants size 4,
-Valentino 2 piece sea green skirt suit size 38/4,
-Tory Burch.
-Burberry 100% cashmere sweater.
-Burberry white blazer.
-Burberry pencil skirt size 40.
-Oleg Cassini 100% silk beaded top,
-Saks Fifth Avenue folio collection 100% gray leather pants,
-C’est City 100% silk leather print pants size 6 with matching top size 8,
-Salamander Leathers 2pc black suede skirt outfit size M.
-Seattle Gear jumpsuit with corduroy top size S.
-Leo Narducci ambiance long sequin evening dress,
-Bentley A. Colorful Blazer New with tags size s.
-Several W. by Worth

General women’s sizes are Small, Medium & Large
Other brands include: Ralph Lauren Polo, Ralph Lauren Green Label & Ralph Lauren Sport, Jaeger, St. John & St. John Basics, Scene 2 Odile London, Pearl C, Dor Dor Couture, Chicos,
Joseph Rilkoff, Simon Chang, Christine Alexander, Nic + Zoe, Vince Camuto, Tahari/Arthur S. Levine, Caché, Prada, Bloomingdales, Carlisle, Abby Kent evening dress, Scully, Tianello, Guess, Lucky, Calvin Klein, I•N•C, Ann Taylor, DKNY, Brooks Brothers, Nike, Eddie Bauer, Under Armour, J. Crew, The Limited, Boston Proper, August Silk, Vakko, Anne Klein, Giorgio Armani, Talbots, Rafael, Michael Kors, Cupio, V. Cristina, Christian Dior, August Max, Night Life by Rothschild, Vera Maxwell, Spring Mountain, Jones New York, Swing, Eileen Fisher, Izod,
White House Black Market, Emanuel Ungaro, Biba, Chaus, DuValls, VotreNom, Banana republic, Tommy Hilfiger, Linda Allard/Ellen Tracy, Larry Levine.

Women’s Shoes – sizes range from 6 – 71/2:
Chanel, Christian Lacroix, Prada, Kate Spade, BCBG, Tory Burch, Michael Kors, St John, Stuart Weitzman, Gianni Bini, Antonio Melani, Donald J. Pliner, Guess, Nine West, Ann Marino, Steve Madden, Cole Haan, Bandolino, Apepazza, Sperry, Vince Camuto, Aldo, Louise et Cie, Talbots, Maud Frizon, J. Renee, Michael Shannon, Martinez Valero, White House Black Market, Nike, Salvatore Ferragamo, and more

Men’s Clothing:
Suits: Christian Dior Le Connaisseur black suit, Manzoni Couture made in Italy, Giorgio Paolo UOMO, Burberry for Woolf brothers, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren Polo, Brooks Brothers, Brooks Brothers BrooksEase, Adolfo, Turnbury, Giannino, Donald J. Trump, Ralph Lauren black label for Dillard’s, Ralph Lauren green label, Jos. A Banks, Hart Schaffner Marx, Paul Fredrick, Franco Tassi, Peter’s, Z2 by Zante

Men’s sizes mainly large, with some extra large.
Pants include sizes 36/30, 36/32, 36/34, 36/38,
Mens dress shirts 16/32, 16.5/32, 16.5/42, 16/41, 15.5/39,
Other brands include:
Brooks Brothers, Perry Ellis denim, Tommy Bahama’s, Buffalo, Ralph Lauren Polo, Jos. A. Bank, Ralph Lauren black label, Franco Tassi, Paul Fredrick, Turnbury, Gloriette, Hickley-Freeman, Ike Behar, Ilmio, Turnbull and Asser, Dolomiten, Giorgio Paulo, Pierre Florentine, Alan Fluster, Cutter & Buck, Murano, Tommy Hilfiger, Paradise Coves, Pirate Reserve, Henry Jacobson, Missoni

Belts include Redaelli, Tony lama, Gucci 11523 b/75, Coach, Chinese Laundry, Kathy van Zeeland, White House Black Market, Chicos, Eric Javits hat.
Ties include three Hermes ties, several Gucci ties, Lilly Pulitzer tie.
Scarves include 3 Hermes scarves, Burberry scarf,
Chanel wallet
Hats include The Hatter Company hat

Coins and Pens:
Collection of pennies 1957 and 1958 flying eagle Indian Head cents dates from 1869-1892, Collection of 1909-1940 Lincoln cents, 2 1995 8 ounce silver bullion, 1 Troy ounce American eagle gold coin, Waterman Rollerball Pen, Parker Dinner 18K Nib Fountain pen, Montblanc Meisterstuck black ballpoint, Montblanc Meisterstuck burgundy ballpoint pen, Montblanc Meisterstuck black ballpoint pen

… and much more!


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