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Join us for our August 23-25, 2018

Vintage Kansas City Estate Sale
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This home in the Ward Estates is full of vintage and antique collectibles, a significant map collection, furniture, and decor including books, original art, and a Civil War era barber’s pole. 


Kansas City, MO 64113



8/23/2018 9am to 4pm (Thu)
8/24/2018 9am to 4pm (Fri)
8/25/2018 9am to 4pm (Sat)


19th c. Swedish drop-front secretaire
Antique velvet-upholstered bergere marquis with carved dolphins
Antique Empire-style chest of drawers
Flame mahogany sewing cabinet
Two brass beds with mattresses (queen and full)
Antique walnut library chair
Antique oak chest
Antique coffee table with cameo frieze
Antique Empire-style daybed
Antique European wardrobe with mahogany veneers
Hand-painted chinoiserie pedestal table
Victorian walnut rocker
Rustic pine table on antique iron trestles
Variety of handmade area rugs
Antique Biedermeier style bow-front corner cabinet
Hand-painted Chinese wedding chest
English oak marble-top washstand with tile backsplash
Hand-painted bombe chest
Chinese carved elm table
Antique armchair with carved foliate accents
Vintage glass-front bookcase
Antique library table with carved paw trestles
Japanese coromandel screen with carved bone bird-and-flower scenes
Antique 8’ painted pine Windsor bench
Victorian cast iron industrial book stand
Vintage ophthalmology exam desk
Triple-bow curio cabinet
Antique oak rectory chair
Antique oak counter-top bar cabinet with mirror

Antiques & Collectibles:
Fantastic collection of maps from antique hand-colored to vintage pictorial
Early 20th c. folk art articulating man used for advertising fly rods (bids only)
Civil War-era folk art painted barber’s pole (bids only)
Huge selection of vintage and antique books
19th c. single-sided wooden trade sign with stenciled lettering (“Geo. W. Brown & Co. Corn Planters”)
Antique hand-painted “Hulen’s Barber Shop” sign
Dr. Warners Health Corset 19th c. chalkware advertising bust
Vintage Nystrom 1940s Metal military globe with floor and table stands
Physiology illustrated chart of tobacco & alcohol use
1868 Masonic wall hanging “Corn, Wine & Oil”
Vintage Reliable Hardware printed fabric sign
Modern folk art whirligig Uncle Sam by Lou Schifferl
Antique photo album
Excellent collection of antique and vintage bookends including Armor Bronze Co.
Folk art silent butlers
Folk art carved wood deer mount
Vintage and antique linens, quilts and fabric
Antique folk art model of ship’s bow
Antique polychrome carved wood Santa
Pair of Art Deco apothecary show globes
Steiff mohair bengal head mount
Variety of antique chalkware pieces
Large antique wooden mortar and pestle on base
Several antique salt-glazed stoneware jugs and crocks including Red Wing
Papier-mâché milliner’s model
Antique Chinese porcelain figural money pillow
Antique Standard Scale Co. iron scale with weights
Antique cast stone polychrome bulldog
Canton ginger jars
Antique cast iron mallard water sprinkler
Antique railroad bonds
Factory gear molds
Antique dress forms
Pair of cast iron Hessian soldier andirons
Antique mirrored fire screen
Double Poosh-M-Up pinball game
Two vintage wood and corrugated tin model buildings

Art & Decor:
Pencil-signed Otto Kuhler etching (steel blooming mill)
Three signed Rhett Johnson folk art pieces
Sister Corita catalogue raisonne with 36 prints (1968, Pilgrim Press)
Japanese woodblock prints including Toshusai Sharaku
Antique Japanese Sumida pottery including Inoue Ryosai and Ban-Ni
Great selection of original paintings and prints by artists including Charles Gleeson, Lou Marak, Paulina Everitt, Charles O’Neill, Raoul Serres, Muirhead Bone, Peter Deineka, Joseph Zygaj, Mary Ann Chapman, and more
Antique J. Roque a La Chatre wall clock
Several antique mirrors
Cast bronze crane
Pair of majolica geese
Hat stand with bisque head
Tramp art pieces
Egyptian Revival appliqué tapestry
Chinese ancestor painting
Victorian 8-pane aquarium
Antique mirror in carved chinoiserie frame
Antique Japanese Kinrande Imari dish
Antique leaded glass window
Wrought iron fireplace screen

Women’s contemporary and vintage closet, featuring handbags and clothing from Michael Kors and Armani; sizes M-L/4-10; shoe sizes 8.5-9.
Specific clothing pieces include: Chloe fingerless gloves (new), St. John Couture cheongsam inspired knit dress, St. John sea green zip-up jacket, Armani Collezioni knit button-down jacket and silk pants, Emporio Armani wool blend blazer, Oscar de la Renta knit sweater, Eileen Fisher open-knit sweater, blouses from Michael Kors, Sandy Starkman embellished blouse, vintage shearling by Lawrence ranch coat, vintage Marshall Field & Co mink collar coat, vintage sheared Mouton lamb shirt coat, vintage long fur coat and deerskin jacket; leather jackets from: Leda Spain, Jones New York, \id, and Mossimo; other clothing brands include: Charles Chang Lima, Worth, BCBG, DKNY, Free People, Ralph Lauren, J. Jill, Patagonia, Calvin Klein, Johnston & Murphy, Escapde, Victoria’s Secret, Chaps, and many more.
Handbags and footwear include: Michael by Michael Kors expandable large straw tote and distressed leather tote (new), vintage Hartmann tweed case (new), other brands include Innue, Tahari, tooled leather briefcase, Wilson’s leather red briefcase, Kenneth Cole, Adrianne Vittadini, vintage Raichle mountain boots (size 14 men’s), Fu.it embellished booties (new), Nine West booties (new), Steve Madden, and Vince Camuto.
Other clothing brands include: Charles Chang Lima, Worth, BCBG, DKNY, Anthropologie, Free People, Ralph Lauren, J. Jill, Patagonia, Calvin Klein, Johnston & Murphy, Escapde, Victoria’s Secret, Chaps, and many more.


Vintage and contemporary collection of jewelry. Including several 14k gold rings, 2 which have diamonds, a bezel set diamond pendant .13 carats on a 14k chain, 14k gold and topaz earrings, and a 21k gold medallion bracelet. There are many higher-end unsigned sterling dangle earrings for pierced ears. Names include Beau sterling, Coro, Anne Klein, Waltham, Elgin, Swarovski, Ted Lapidus, citizen, James Reid LTD Santa Fe, Premier Designs, Jacmel Italy, Wakami, Culture Mix, G M. Italy, Masha (Navajo), Flying Lizard Designs, 1928, Lia Sophia, Bill Glass, Roman, Elle. Many pairs of earrings; sterling, crystal dangles, Baltic amber and sterling earrings, 14k gold delicate openwork earrings, sterling and malachite and sterling with onyx small dangle earrings, sterling and labradorite bead earrings, several sterling rings including Southwest style, Southwest coin silver 14 conchos on leather belt, James Reid LTD, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, sterling and 14k gold geometric buckle/tip lizard belt, pearl bracelets, handmade beaded Southwest style bracelet, folk art earrings, Elle love knot sterling bracelet, pearl necklace, large Mexico sterling TM-81 bow brooch, heavy cable sterling chain and big links bracelets, Beau sterling horse head and crop brooch, L. Begay Navajo sterling and turquoise teardrop pendant, vintage Swarovski crystal and gold filled ladies wrist watch, angel skin coral bead and silk cord anklet, 10k and 14k gold scrap broken chains, FLD Flying Lizard Designs three strand crystal beads necklace, 14k Italy gold twisted wire necklace with machine cut white gold bead accents, several delicate necklaces with small pendants, and much more.

Bowflex Treadclimber TC1000
Bose Acoustimass 10 Series IV speakers
Pioneer PL-990 turntable
Panasonic 65” plasma HDTV TC-P65GT30
Pair of Magneplanar flat-panel loudspeakers
Various concrete and iron patio ornaments
Royal Doulton seriesware “Gallant Fishers” humidor
Thuny Czechoslovakia china set
Kosta Boda bowl