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We have more than 35 years experience in conducting Estate Sales. For more information please contact us at hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net

Monday, November 14, 2011

La Canada Mid-century Estate Sale Nov. 18-20

THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW INVITES YOU TO THE SALE OF THE COMPLETE ESTATE OF LONGTIME LA CANADA/FLINTRIDGE RESIDENTS
FRI., SAT., SUN., NOV. 18, 19, 20, 10am-3pm

MID-CENTURY MARVELS AND COLLECTOR’S JOYS
Pictures at http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100207
The Living/Dining Room: Impressive 30” Aluminum On Copper Stylized Gazelle Sculpture; Scandinavian Artware; Catalina Rancho Dish; New Zealand and Hawaii Carvings; Pair Wing Chairs; Original 50’s Perch Chair; Unusual Antique Bavarian Plates; Crystal & Silver for Holiday Entertaining; Elegant White Marble Table Lamp; Sofas; Chairs; Tables; Foot Stools; Barware; Large Carved Swiss Figure; Scenic Oils & Watercolors...
The Den: 20th Century Navajo blankets; WW1, McClellan Cavalry Saddle; Small Papago Basket; Carved Don Quixote & Sancho Panza; Framed Maps; Cheerful Floral Sofa; Records; Handmade Clay Objects; Banjo Barometer...
The Bedroom: 40‘s Maple Dresser & Chest in the style of Heywood-Wakefield (Masterfully Crafted by GreatGrandfather Young) ; Vaseline Lamp; Tole Lamp; Cameras & Lenses; Frames...
The Dressing Room: Vintage Magnins & Saks Shoes & Handbags; Costume Jewelry; Sweaters; Singer Sewing Machine & Notions; Linens...
The Poolside Covered Patio: Brown-Jordan Table & Chair Set; Pair of Interesting Scrolled- Arm Outdoor Chairs; Pair Large Coach-lamp Fixtures; Tortoise Shell; Bleached Steer Skull; Antlers; Potted Plants & Large Stag-horn Fern; Petrified wood...
The Workshop: Woodworking & Machine Shop Tools; Fishing Poles & Tackle Box & more
Also: Old Downtown LA Pineridge Tract Street Lamp (glass replaced); Kitchenware including, Franciscan Dinner Set; Glading McBean bowls, Bauer Batter Pitcher; Mid-Century California Ceramics; Cookbooks; Gas Washer & Dryer; Aluminum Fishing Boat, California Pottery Figures...
See you at the sale - The Handle With Care Crew: Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Ann, Katherine & John
hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net Maple Dresser & Chest in the style of Heywood-Wakefield (Masterfully Crafted by GreatGrandfather Young) ; Vaseline Lamp; Tole Lamp; Cameras & Lenses; Frames...
The Dressing Room: Vintage Magnins & Saks Shoes & Handbags; Costume Jewelry; Sweaters; Singer Sewing Machine & Notions; Linens...
The Poolside Covered Patio: Brown-Jordan Table & Chair Set; Pair of Interesting Scrolled- Arm Outdoor Chairs; Pair Large Coach-lamp Fixtures; Tortoise Shell; Bleached Steer Skull; Antlers; Potted Plants & Large Stag-horn Fern; Petrified wood...
The Workshop: Woodworking & Machine Shop Tools; Fishing Poles & Tackle Box & more
Also: Old Downtown LA Pineridge Tract Street Lamp (glass replaced); Kitchenware including, Franciscan Dinner Set; Glading McBean bowls, Bauer Batter Pitcher; Mid-Century California Ceramics; Cookbooks; Gas Washer & Dryer; Aluminum Fishing Boat, California Pottery Figures...
See you at the sale - The Handle With Care Crew: Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Ann, Katherine & John
hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net

Monday, October 24, 2011

PRIVATE SALE OF THE ESTATE OF EDGAR AND BETTY ORR October 28-30 2011

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE PRIVATE SALE
OF THE ESTATE OF EDGAR AND BETTY ORR

FRI., OCT. 28, 8:30 - 2:00, SAT. & SUN., OCT. 29 & 30 10 - 3
(Pick-up Day & Final Bargains - Wed., Nov.2, 11 - 2)

The Orr family arrived in California for the Gold Rush in 1850 and settled in Santa Monica in 1925.
Edgar enriched the community by guiding Historical California tours and For nearly 40 years,
Betty gave her time as a docent at the Getty Villa.

"GEMS" FROM GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY WITH MULTIPLE TALENTS AND COLLECTING INTERESTS

View The Photos at: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign/100175

19TH CENTURY AMERICAN & ENGLISH FURNISHINGS: Romantic Carved Rose-wood Table wi. Ogee-Edge Marble Top; Arts & Crafts 4-Drawer Chest; Antebellum Dining Chairs wi. Horseshoe-Shaped Backs; Marriage of a 45" Round Mahogany Table Top & Iron Pillar Base; Set of 4 Side Chairs wi. Tulip Backs; Cellaret/Cabinet; Federal-Style Tilt-Top Stand; Card Table (Flip-Top) wi. Spool Legs; Open-Arm Parlor Chair; Lamp Tables; Inlaid Rocking Chair; Gate-leg & Drop-leaf Tables; Brilliant Cut Glass; Pattern Spooners; Etc.; English "Imari"Dishes; Royal Worcester Demitasse Cup Set; Boxes; Exceptional Silver..

VINTAGE & NEWER FURNISHINGS: Lovely Queen-Anne Style Dining Table; Cream & Gold Provincial Bedroom Set; White Sofas; Windsor-Style Chair; Twin Beds with Rubbed Finish & Morning Glory Decoupage; 80"Tall Open Display Cabinet; Unusual 4-Drawer Console; Easy Chairs; Painted Mission-Style Table & Bench; Set of Iron Andirons; Armorial Sconces; Kutani & Other Japanese Dishes; Paperweights; Reed & Barton Sterling Flatware; Sterling TeaSet

Artful Oil Paintings, Watercolors; Pastel by Frank Myers; Japanese Woodblock Prints; Tokuriki Watercolors; K.Saito Prints; Handmade Oriental Rugs;
Milady's Linens & Old Laces; Evening Bags; Victorian & Costume Jewelry; Scent Bottles; Chatelaines

BOOKS about California, Lincoln, The Civil War, Native Americans,Naval History, Plants & Gardens and T.Roosevelt Set (1926) andLate 19th C. Atlas with Removable Maps; Baedekers; Novels..

FROM THE ATTIC: Canes and Walking Sticks; Ice Cream Molds; Antique Bisque & China Dolls; Effanbee "Patsy"; Architectural Fragments; Railroad Spikes; Powder Horns; Toys; Bells; Crossbow; Surprises..

FROM THE GARAGE AND GARDEN: Antique & Other Tools; Beautifully Cared-For Potted Plants; Iron/Twig Tables & Chairs; Rocks...

We'll see you at this wonderful sale...Emile & The Crew
(Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Marci, Katherine, Lee, Adam, John, Bobbi, Connie, & Sharon)

hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net

PRIVATE SALE OF THE ESTATE OF EDGAR AND BETTY ORR OCt 28-30 2011

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE PRIVATE SALE
OF THE ESTATE OF EDGAR AND BETTY ORR

FRI., OCT. 28, 8:30 - 2:00, SAT. & SUN., OCT. 29 & 30 10 - 3
(Pick-up Day & Final Bargains - Wed., Nov.2, 11 - 2)

The Orr family arrived in California for the Gold Rush in 1850 and settled in Santa Monica in 1925.
Edgar enriched the community by guiding Historical California tours and For nearly 40 years,
Betty gave her time as a docent at the Getty Villa.

"GEMS" FROM GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY WITH MULTIPLE TALENTS AND COLLECTING INTERESTS

View The Photos at: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign/100175

19TH CENTURY AMERICAN & ENGLISH FURNISHINGS: Romantic Carved Rose-wood Table wi. Ogee-Edge Marble Top; Arts & Crafts 4-Drawer Chest; Antebellum Dining Chairs wi. Horseshoe-Shaped Backs; Marriage of a 45" Round Mahogany Table Top & Iron Pillar Base; Set of 4 Side Chairs wi. Tulip Backs; Cellaret/Cabinet; Federal-Style Tilt-Top Stand; Card Table (Flip-Top) wi. Spool Legs; Open-Arm Parlor Chair; Lamp Tables; Inlaid Rocking Chair; Gate-leg & Drop-leaf Tables; Brilliant Cut Glass; Pattern Spooners; Etc.; English "Imari"Dishes; Royal Worcester Demitasse Cup Set; Boxes; Exceptional Silver..

VINTAGE & NEWER FURNISHINGS: Lovely Queen-Anne Style Dining Table; Cream & Gold Provincial Bedroom Set; White Sofas; Windsor-Style Chair; Twin Beds with Rubbed Finish & Morning Glory Decoupage; 80"Tall Open Display Cabinet; Unusual 4-Drawer Console; Easy Chairs; Painted Mission-Style Table & Bench; Set of Iron Andirons; Armorial Sconces; Kutani & Other Japanese Dishes; Paperweights; Reed & Barton Sterling Flatware; Sterling TeaSet

Artful Oil Paintings, Watercolors; Pastel by Frank Myers; Japanese Woodblock Prints; Tokuriki Watercolors; K.Saito Prints; Handmade Oriental Rugs;
Milady's Linens & Old Laces; Evening Bags; Victorian & Costume Jewelry; Scent Bottles; Chatelaines

BOOKS about California, Lincoln, The Civil War, Native Americans,Naval History, Plants & Gardens and T.Roosevelt Set (1926) andLate 19th C. Atlas with Removable Maps; Baedekers; Novels..

FROM THE ATTIC: Canes and Walking Sticks; Ice Cream Molds; Antique Bisque & China Dolls; Effanbee "Patsy"; Architectural Fragments; Railroad Spikes; Powder Horns; Toys; Bells; Crossbow; Surprises..

FROM THE GARAGE AND GARDEN: Antique & Other Tools; Beautifully Cared-For Potted Plants; Iron/Twig Tables & Chairs; Rocks...

We'll see you at this wonderful sale...Emile & The Crew
(Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Marci, Katherine, Lee, Adam, John, Bobbi, Connie, & Sharon)

hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Estate Sale October 14-16

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A PRIVATE ESTATE SALE IN A TUDOR-INSPIRED HOUSE ORIGINALLY FEATURED IN AN EARLY 1930'S ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST.

50 YEARS AGO THE MARKS FAMILY MOVED THIS HOUSE FROM PASADENA TO ITS PRESENT SITE IN ALTADENA AND FOR FIVE DECADES HAVE LOVINGLY FILLED IT WITH ANTIQUES AND ARTFUL OBJECTS

THE SALE
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 14, 15, 16 10:00 to 3:00
(Monday, October 17 is "Pick Up & Final Bargain Day")

See photos of the sale at
http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign/100173

Jacobean-Revival Triple-Back Settee; American Classic Duncan Phyfe-Style Sofa, In Beautiful Condition; 1915 Wood & Iron Pub Table from Uncle's Saloon in Indiana; 1895 Wood & Iron Dictionary Stand; Antique Iron & Wood Music Stand; Queen Anne-Style Wing Chair with Carved Legs; Turn-of-the Century American Oak: 60" C-Roll Top Desk, Cupboard; Library Stairs; Dark Oak DrawLeaf Table, Seats 4 to 8; Italian-Style Headboard; Arts & Crafts Bookshelf; Handmade Chest;
LATE 19TH C. GERMAN LENZ KIRCH GRANDFATHER CLOCK

Outdoor 1940'S Cast Iron Furniture; Iron Garden Screen; Plummer's Teak Dining Table, Bedroom Chest, Bookshelves,
Computer Desk; More

THE CHILDREN'S ROOM: 1929 Child-Sized Kitchen Hutch; Child-SizedChairs; MINIATURES & DollHouse & MuchDollhouse Furniture; Dolls(15" Kallus"Joy"Doll, Patsy, Etc.); Games; Wood Train; Blocks, Etc.

SPECIAL LIGHTING: Glittering Austrian Crystals Chandelier; SmallerCast Iron Chandelier; ANTIQUE DOULTON, LAMBRETH "CHINE WARE" LAMP;Polished Bronze Figural Lamp; Stephen Paul Earthenware Table Lamp

ARTWORK: Oil Paintings by Calogero, Robert Watson; Watercolors; Antique Engraved Map; Photos; Engravings; Posters; Ceramics

NOT OFTEN SEEN: Vintage "Kress"(Five & Dime) Signs; Elegant VintageFr. Travel Clock: Antique Copper Pass-Around Mug; 30"Apothecary Jar

DINING & ENTERTAINING: Limoges, Myott"Medici", "Indian Tree", Hand-Painted Bavarian China; S.P.Trays, Pitchers, TeaSets; Cut Glass;Pewter; Linens; Cookbooks; Christmas Plates; Tea or Bar Cart

ALSO INTERESTING: Very Much Costume Jewelry; Paisley Shawls; Quilt;Ethnic & Antique Clothes; Fabrics; Thimbles;Books; PostCards;MORE

WE'D LOVE TO SEE YOU. EMILE & THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW 323-664-0941

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

End of Summer Sale FRIDAY & SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 & 10

THE HWC CREW INVITES YOU TO A QUICK END OF SUMMER SALE

THIS SALE WILL BE HELD IMMEDIATELY

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 & 10, 10:00 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.

On-street parking available (2 hours)


Image gallery:

http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign/100156

THIS ESTATE INCLUDES:

Furnishings Reflecting Past Elegance by the Decorator Bob Sweet: Karges Glazed and Gilded Dining Table, 6 Chairs to be Recovered & Server; Cut-Crystal Chandeliers; Pair of Table Lamps From English Urns; French Style Lamp Chests w/Ormolu; Pair of Love Seats; Glass Top Small Cocktail Table; Great Furniture Frames to Personalize Your Interior; Some Mid-Century Furnishings; Pair of Marble Pedestals for Plants or Statues, Indoors or Out;Small Belgian Rugs & more...

SP Coffee/Tea Service with Tray & 5 piece Wallace Baroque Service; Some Sterling; Hand Painted Antique Cauldon Double-Handle Soups; Fancy China - Franciscan (Arcadia Green), Bavarian, Indian Tree; Crystal Stems; Opaline & Murano Glass Accessories; & more...


Oil Painting on Board, Excellent Reproduction of Georges Rouault's "The Old King"; Landscape by Jack DeCourdres Leonard, Muralist & Illustrator, Laguna Beach & New York; Gerhard Bakker, Small Woodcut; Still-life by S. Haas, East Coast Artist; Japanese Wood Block Print; Embroidery; Framed Prints; Watercolors & more...


Many WWll Navy Uniforms; Beautiful Handbags & Purses (including Allagator); Costume Jewelry; Fine Furs; Records; Novels; ‘30‘s Local School Annuals; Cookbooks;

Retro “Visualize” Tappan Range/Oven; Small Appliances, Cook & Serve-ware; Washer & Gas Dryer;

End of Summer finds & more...

The HWC Crew: Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Katherine, Marci & Ann

HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

http://handlewithcaresales.blogspot.com/


Friday, August 19, 2011

Mt. Washington Sale August 26-28 2011

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE SUMMER SALE OF LORRAINE TOUSSAINT, ACTRESS (“ANY DAY NOW”, “HUDSON HAWKE” , “AMAZING GRACE”...)

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY AUGUST 26, 27, 28 10:00 - 3:00

THIS UNIQUE MT. WASHINGTON HILLTOP HOUSE, WITH ITS ENCHANTING GARDENS,

IS FULL OF SURPRISES

http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign/100146


CUSTOM FRONT DOOR WITH JAMAICA MOON CUT-OUT

ANTIQUE CHINESE: 19th C. Horseshoe-Shaped-Back Carved Teak & Brass Folding Chair (Mesh Seat); 19th C. Scholar’s Desk; 1920’s-’30’s Large & Small Handmade Rugs (Some Nichols)

Grand Scale Wood-Framed Beveled Mirror

RARE AND PRICEY 19TH C. VENETIAN SETTEE WITH HAND-CARVED BLACKAMOOR AND PAN FIGURES ON ARMS

CLOTHING: Red Carpet Couture, Day Dresses,, Leather Jackets, Designer Shoes (9, 10)

Wide Array of Costume Jewelry: Some Vintage, Some Bold, Some Silver

LIGHTING WITH CHARACTER: Chinese Carved Wood Dragon Lanterns; Belle Epoch-Style Ceiling Fixture; Hanging Moroccan Glass Lanterns; Infinity Mirrored Candle Box; Standing Iron Candelabrum, Large Oval Orb with Sepia Floral Design; Cranberry Crystal Table Lamp

SECLUDED PATIOS & SUB-TROPICAL GARDENS : Moroccan Tile-Top & Iron Dining Set; Rattan Sofa & Chairs; Large Iron Sculpture; Large to Oversized Pots ;Plants; Other Garden Decor


ALSO: Lakota Feathered Spear; Wine Cabinet; Wine Refrigerator; Some Books, CD’s, DVD’s; Wii; Electronics; Boutique Gifts; Vintage Sunglasses; Throw Pillows; Bolts of Fabric; Toddler Furniture; Fabric Playhouse; Wooden Dollhouse; Carved & Painted Wall Decorations & Hangings; English TeaCup Collection; Dishes & Glassware for Entertaining; English Oak Jacobean-Style Table, Chairs; “Faberge Collection" Goblets; And Many More Delights!

PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE SHOES. FRONT DOOR IS UP 19 STEPS.

THIS TIME WE ASK THAT OUR CUSTOMERS BRING THEIR OWN HELP FOR CARRYING GARDEN POTS, PLANTS AND HEAVY FURNITURE.

Emile & The Handle With Care Crew

(323) 664-0941

hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net


Saturday, July 16, 2011

Estate Sale July 22-24

THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW INVITES YOU TO A PRIVATE ESTATE SALE
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, JULY 22-24 10AM-3PM

THE HIDDEN RETREAT OF A MULTI-TALENTED WESTSIDE CAREER WOMAN, HONORED MEMBER L.A. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, BRADLEY ADMINISTRATION L.A. BEAUTIFICATION PROGRAM CHAIRWOMAN

For pictures, see the Acacia Lane Gallery here:
http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign

AN INTERIOR FULL OF CAREFULLY CHOSEN ANTIQUE AND DESIGNER FURNISHINGS
Dramatic Antique Large Mahogany Display Cabinet, Carved Frame with Volutes & Scrolls, Silk Lined; Antique Dark Wood Library Console (polychrome crests); Unusual 1920”s Iron Bench; Antique London Lawyer’s Bookcase, Best of it’s Kind, 5-tier, Top-Stepped Back; Pair of Fancy French Style, Marble Top Chests; Golden Peach Velvet Slipcovered love Seats; Scrolled Iron Base Cocktail Table, 3/4” Glass Top; Antique-Inspired Carved Open-Arm Chairs; Antique Iron and Brass Bed; 19th c. Large Marble Top Dry Sink w/Mirror Back; Also, 6 Faux Bamboo (Carved Wood) Arm-Chairs; Inlaid Table; Large Hand Painted & Caned Settee; Twin Sleigh Bed; Desks; Italian Marble Top Wood Table w/Carved Garlands; 2 Wardrobes and More

* EXCELLENT SEA CHEST * ENGLISH ART DECO COFFEE & TEA SET *

Delightful Lighting: Antler Chandelier; Crystal Chandelier; Art Nouveau Ceiling Fixture; Delft, Cut Crystal, Brass Samovar, etc, Interesting Table Lamps

Portrait by Silvere Eriox; Italian Harbor scenes by Leo Perpa; Old Photographs; framed Asian Silk Panels; Picture Frames; Some Books; Some Costume Jewelry

Brilliant Cut Glass; Sterling, Cont. & S.P. Servers; Pink Crystal Stemware, Plates to set a Charming Table; Also English Blue & White, Pfaltzgraff Floral Dinnerware and more

Wood Wall Shelves; Brackets; Iron Sconces, Half-Round Metal & Glass Display Shelves; Cast Urns; Large Brass Mortar & Pestle; Banjo Barometer; Clock; Oversized Watch; Large Display Easel; Iron & Glass Patio Dining Set & Accessories; Rolling Butcher Block Cart; Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator, Stove
* PERSIAN RUGS *
Fabulous Framed 80’s, “Greatest Show On Earth” Silk Scarf and “Oversized Hanger” Store Display by Avant-Guard Clothing Designer, Gregory Poe

We Look forward to Seeing You - THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW
(Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Adam, Katherine)

Friday, June 10, 2011

Beverly Hills Sale JUNE 11 & 12






HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A "HEART OF BEVERLY HILLS" SALE
SAT., SUN., JUNE 11, 12 9-3...PICK-UP & MORE, MON., JUNE 13, 10-2

HOME OF EARLY TV EMMY-NOMINATED WRITER, PRODUCER:

Elegant Spanish Revival Large Dining Set (Perfect in California's
Spanish & Mediterranean-Style Homes)..Includes Table, 8 High-Back
Chairs, Long Buffet/Server, Tall China Cupboard..All Fully Carved

Early 20th C.Brunswick Pocket Billiard Table(Beautifully Restored)
Enjoyed by Notable Past Players...With Rack, C ues, & More

Down-Filled Sofa; Wonderfully Comfortable Fireside Conversation
Pit; Modular Sectional with Sleeper Insert; Interesting Cocktail
Tables (Vintage Inlaid, 1980's Resin, Large Format Iron & Wood);
Unusual Large Brass & Glass Etagere; Up-Lit Console Table

Many Dining Delights for Formal & Informal Entertaining: English &
Italian Dishware, French Crystal, Silver Servers (incl. Sterling);
Gourmet Kitchenware; Table Linens; S.P. Flatware; Barware

Sleigh Bed (Single Size); "Little Folks" Chest of Drawers; Glazed
Bedroom Chest; Daybed; Excellent Spinet Piano; Game Set; Spanish
Leather Chairs; Large Curved-Front Bookcase

Fine Table Lamps: Marble, Candelabrum, Antique Carriage Light

Quality Costume Jewelry; Anne Klein, Dana Buchman, Ellen Tracy
Clothing; Purses; Hats; Furs; Early 20th C. Leather Purse, Compact

Large Library of Books: Novels, Humor, Sailing, Theater, Art,Etc.
Games; Signed Prints (Biberman, Etc.); Oil Paintings; Memorabilia

Lanai & Poolside Furniture; Washer, Dryer; Refrigerator
AND A CAR: '93 CIVIC 2-DOOR HATCHBACK

This home reflects a celebrated Hollywood lifestyle...Hope to see
you... EMILE AND THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW (MARK, RUDY, LEE, ANN,
VICTORIA, MARCI, ADAM, JOHN, KATHERINE, JOE) 323-664-0941

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Early May Estate Sale: May 5-8




HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A PRIVATE 4-DAY ESTATE SALE
THURS.& FRI., MAY 5, 6 (11 - 3) & SAT.& SUN., MAY 7, 8, (10 - 3)
THIS INTIMATE HOME AND GARDEN HOLD AN ABUNDANCE OF
LIFETIME TREASURES FROM A PASSIONATE COLLECTOR

HER FAVORITES (CHINESE): Lacquer Low Table, from Home of Milton
Berle; Beautifully Carved Large Rosewood Cabinet; Chest/Buffet
with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay; Mirror with Heavily Carved Frame;
Exquisitely Embroidered Old Sleeve Bands, Framed; Antique Famille
Rose Bowl; Carved Hardstone; Fo Dogs; Antique Cloisonne Tea Caddy

HER FAVORITES (JAPANESE): Imari, Kutani, Cloisonne Bowls & Vases;
Decorated Lacquer Case; Obis; Gazing Stones; Bronze Mice Sculpture;
Ink Brush Paintings; Wood Block Prints; Carved Wood Netsukes; Very
Large Collection of Kokeshi Dolls; Samuri Armor Model; Darumas...

ARTWORKS INCLUDE: Pencil Drawing by Kathe Kollwitz; Watercolor by
Frank M. Hamilton; Pair Signed Paul Jacoulet Prints; California
Scenic Watercolor by Trish Kartes; Photos, Old Prints, And More..

FAMILY ANTIQUES: 19TH CENTURY (English) Walnut Burl Table, Tall
Mahogany Bookcase, Mahogany Chiffonier, Small Etagere; (American)
Spool Bed, Chairs, Settee; (Austrian) Walnut Cabinet with Marble
Top; (French) Rosewood Six-Drawer Narrow Chest; Elegant Limoges
Dinner Service for 12; 1871 Wedgwood, 1890 Worcester, Spode Plates

Fine Modern Crystal: Lalique, Daum, Baccarat, VSL, Orrefors Vases,
Bowls, Animals. Turn-of-the Century Bohemian Crystal Hand-Painted
"Castles" Tumblers. Antique American Brilliant Cut Glass.

MORE THAN 200 Porcelain Animal Figures of Bears, Cats, Dogs, Birds,
Moose, Mice, Frogs, Etc., by Lladro, Herend, Hutschenreuther, Royal
Doulton, Royal Copenhagen, Etc. (Also Metal & Carved Wood Animals).

OF SPECIAL INTEREST: African & S.E. Asian Carved Heads & Busts
(Exotic Woods, Verdite,Etc.); Native American Pieces, Mostly by
Contemporary Artisans; Carved Wood Gull from Hopalong Cassidy

1920's Dressing Table, Bench; Dropleaf Dining Table; Iron Outdoor
Table; Clothing (Some Vintage); Special Linens with Much Handwork;
Lovely Lamps; Kitchenware; Potted Garden Plants; Bird Houses; MORE!
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This very full sale offers a marvelous chance to shop for gifts...
Think "Mother's Day", "Christmas", and "Things You'd Love to Own".
EMILE AND THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW...323-664-0941

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Estate Sale April 15-17






HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE SALE OF A COMPLETE ESTATE
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 16, 17 10:00 TO 3:00


THIS HILLTOP HOME, IN LUXURIOUS ROYAL OAKS, IS FILLED WITH
GENERATIONS * OF FINE FURNISHINGS....

HIGHLIGHTS: Antique 48"Round Carved Chinese Elm Table;Italian Marble Bust,”Hope”, on
Lighted Alabaster Pedestal; Pr.Lacquer
OpenArm Chairs wi.Embellishment; Stately Classic Plant Stand;
Pr. Louis XV-Style Bergeres; Portrait of Distinguished Family
Member by H.Raymond Henry (1882-1974);Large Venetian Colognes

Comfortable Down-Filled Sofas & Easy Chairs (Various Sizes);
Double Pedestal Dining Table; Provincial Breakfront & Table;
Game Table; Cocktail Tables; Mid-Century Coffee Table/Bench;
Set of Glazed Dining Chairs; Antique Bench; Carts; Chests...

Wedgwood "Columbia"for 12; Hutschenreuther, Haviland, Stangl;
'50's Calif. Pottery; Baccarat Cordials; VSL Goblets; '20's
Etched Crystal; Brilliant Cut Glass; Colorful Cut Hock Wines;
English TeaCup Collection; KPM Reticulated Holders; Orrefors

Large Shaped Gilt-Frame Mirrors; Chinese Hardstone & Lacquer
4-Panel Screen; Large Carved Marble Table Lamp; Brass Lamps;
Vintage Chinese Planter & Pedestal; Chinese Rugs; Many Frames

Lalique Birds; Artisan Perfume Bottles; Herend Delights: Box,
Figure, Napkin Rings, Shoe, Bowl, Etc.; Fitz & Floyd Rabbits;
Costume Jewelry; Paperweights; Cherubs; Linen & Lace Pillows;
Christmas Specialties; Cont.Silver; Sterling; Nepalese Silver on Shells

Acrylic by Peter Lodato; European Scenic Oil Paintings; 1981
"Passage" by Pat Barbour; Ocean Rod & Reel; Records; Vintage
Games; Geodes; Quilt Stand; HiFi; Kitchen & Bar Ware; & MORE!
GARDEN: Settees, Chairs, Rockers, Nested Tables, Plant Stands

We'd love to see you at this very full sale.
Emile and the Handle With Care Crew HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

*Founder family of Kerr Mason Jars and Westmont College

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Santa Barbara Sale March 25-28





HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A SPECIAL SANTA BARBARA SALE
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY, MARCH 25, 26, 27, 28 10 - 3


A SMALL HOUSE FULL OF FASCINATING UNCOMMON FURNISHINGS
ANTIQUE PINE UMBRELLA STAND...From British Boys' School
(Currently A Console Holding African Violets)
TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY DISPLAY CABINET...Mesopotamian-Inspired Carving...Glazed, Mirrored & Lighted (Glass Doors with 2" Bevels)
English Manor Linen Sofa; Linen Bergere; Distressed Painted Dining Table (Gold Edging) with COMFORTABLE Velvet Chairs (Waxed Legs); Country House Breakfront Cabinet; Blonde Lamp Chests (From the Baker '50's "Far Eastern Collection"); Pair Provincial End Chests, Curved Front, Gold Edging; Small American Empire-Style Handmade Country Table; Tapestry Double Footstool (6 Legs); Original Ballroom Chair
Stripped Wrought Iron Chandelier (Beaded Shades); Classic Urn-Shaped Marble Table Lamps; Framed Mirrors (Interesting Shapes); Hand-Blown and Faceted Glass and Brass Chandelier; Small 3-Light Chandelier
FIGURES, VASES, TUREENS, DISHES, ODDITIES...
An Abundance of Carefully Selected Antique, Vintage, and Contemporary
Porcelain and Bone China Trimmed in Gold
A Large Collection of Books about Music, Theater, Movies, Art, & Photography (Mapplethorpe, Ritts, Sherwin Carlquist, from Local SB Pinecone Press, etc.);
American Paintings of Barns & Farmhouses...Oils, Watercolors...
Many Framed with Salvaged Barn Wood; Oil Pastels by G. Rahm
Masai Spear; Montana Native American Ceremonial Clubs
Vintage Clothing; Costume Jewelry including Group of Sterling Cuff Links; Linens;
Antique English Horse Brasses; Child’s Saddle, Bronze Equine Sculpture
ALSO: Hundreds of DVD's ("Early Hollywood" to Present);
Decorative Kitchen Copperware; Brass Andirons; Some Sterling;
Silverplated Flatware, Trays, More; Boudoir Accessories
AND A Wisteria-Lined Garden Holding Treasures and Bargains.
If you've been to this home before, you'll be surprised.
It now holds the marvelous remainder of this estate from storage.
HOPE TO SEE YOU

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

QUICK WINTER SALE - MARCH 4, 5, & 6






THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW INVITES YOU TO
A QUICK WINTER SALE
THIS SALE WILL BE HELD IMMEDIATELY

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 5, & 6
10:00 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.

On-street parking available Friday (2 hours), guest passes for Saturday & Sunday

THIS ESTATE INCLUDES:

Smartly Scaled Furnishings: Pair of Drop Leaf Satinwood Inlaid Tables by Baker, Windsor
Dining Chairs w/rush seats, Dining Table w/leaves, Cabinet on Chest, Secretary Desk, w/metal
grill doors, Italian Tray Top Table, Butler's Table, Console Tables, Coffee Table, Fauteuil,
Bergere, Burl Top Magazine Rack by Baker, Club Chairs, Pair of Twin Bed Frames by Baker,
and more...

Pair of Beautiful Chinese Pottery Lamps w/Fu Dog Decoration, Chandelier w/Chartreuse & Clear
Crystal Drops, Bouillotte Lamp, Hand Painted Custard & Vaseline Glass Converted Oil Lamp,
Chinoiserie Portrait Mirrors & Shield Mirror and more...

Signed Ivory Netsuke

The Art Includes: Hand Painted Etchings of HRH Victoria & Albert by George Baxter,
Engravings by Christine Boumeester and Francis Kelly, Oil by Wm. Merritt Post, plus a wide
variety of beautifully framed Prints from Nieman-Marcus and Pierre Deux, and more...

Ornate Silver Repoussé Basket w/Cherubic Scene

From the Dining Room: Unusual S.P. Hanging Basket Epergne; Large Cut-Crystal Condiment
Holders; Deep-Ruby Cut to Clear Goblets; Individual pieces by Royal Copenhagen, Stuart,
Waterford, Aynsley, Limoges, Royal Crown Derby, Collection of 3-piece Bone China Tea Cups,
Saucers and Cake Plates and more...

From the Kitchen: Villeroy & Boch, Interesting Vintage Small Appliances and More...

Also: Large Chinese Porcelain Fragment on Red Lacquer Box, Rosenthal Inkwell, Charming
Small Items, Some Jewelry, Leather Handbags, Hats, Leather & Cloth Gloves, Giftware,
Records, Books,and Much More..

Bring A Friend. This Mailer Admits 2.
The HWC Crew: Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Adam, Connie & Joe
HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Estate Sale February 25, 26, 27







HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO AN ESTATE SALE
FILLED WITH ROMANTIC FURNISHINGS AND CONVERSATION PIECES
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 26, 27, 10 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.


THE ESTATE OF JUNE WALTERS - TEXTILE DESIGNER, RESTORER OF FINE
ANTIQUE NEEDLEWORK & WEAVINGS, & NOTED"ANGEL ASSEMBLAGE" ARTIST

Graceful Hand-Carved Console (Roses); Curved-Back Sofa wi. Carved
Frame; Naive Carved Small Cabinet (Cat Face); Arts & Crafts Engl.
Wing Chair; Italian "Stack of Books" End Table; Spanish Revival
Desk & Carved Side Chair; Scrolled White Iron Double Bed, Netted;
Vict.Ball & Spindle Walnut Lamp Table; Needlepoint Pull-Up Chair;
Exceptional 50" X 33" Shell-Framed Mirror; Iron DayBed; Vintage
Wicker Floor Lamp; Poolside Table and Chair Set; New Double-Sized
Sofa Bed; Toile Footstool (Bun Feet, Beaded Edge); Toile Open-Arm
Chair; '20's TeaCart; Glazed White Library Table, Armoire; Spinet
Piano by Gulbransen; Gothic-Style Victorian Armchair; Lamp Tables

1824 Sampler; Sevres Table Lamp, Signed "Grisard";
Marvelous Hand-Wrought Andirons; Antique Chinese
Plates (Famille Rose, Butterflies); 19th C.English
Stoneware Servers; Small 2-Panel Screen (Tapestry)

Bold Costume Jewelry; 1920's "House & Garden" Magazines; Books;
Crewel Rug; Linens; Nude Figures; Cherubs; Angels; Old Wooden
Crosses; Nikon; American Bronze Recasting of "Friends Forever"
by Chiparus; Charming Individual Clothing; Plants and Planters

Compelling 19th C. Pastoral Oil (Sheep Gathering);
Excellent Large Floral Oil Painting by John Spath,
Van Luit & Co. Designer; Deco Prints; Old English
Engravings; Floral Renderings; June's "Angels"....

"Rothschild Bird" Herend Tray; Ant.English Blue & White Transfer-
ware; Collection English TeaCups; Wedgwood, Japerware; Waterford;
Antique Beaded Cushion-Top(Roadshow); Charming Needlework Pillows


Hope to see you. Emile & The Handle With Care Crew.. 323-664-0941

Saturday, January 22, 2011

THE ESTATE OF BRUCE B. SUTHERLAND, Jan 28-30



HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO
THE SALE OF THE ESTATE OF BRUCE B. SUTHERLAND,
CONDUCTOR, COMPOSER, MUSICIAN, MASTER PIANO TEACHER, ARTIST
& COLLECTOR OF OBJECTS OF ETHNIC INTEREST & OF GREAT BEAUTY
Fri., Jan. 28, 8 - 1:30* & Sat., Sun, Jan. 29, 30, 10 - 3
A HOUSE AND ENCHANTING GARDEN FILLED WITH GLOBAL TREASURES
From Africa, Indonesia, India & Pacific Islands:
Dogon-Style Carved Holder with Top Figure; Many African-Style
Chairs & Seats wi.Figural Carving; African Drums; Zaire-Style
Bowed Harp; Many Masks; Carved & Beaded Headpieces; Unusual
Wood and Metal Gate, Carved Bench; Zaire-Style Medicine Bowl;
Metal Figures; Cont.Silver Tray; Pacific Island Woven Chests,
Indonesian Wood & M.O.P.Large Holder; Polychrome Bench/Chest;
Inlaid Games Table; Copper & Brass Vases, Bowls; Boxes, Boxes
From China, Japan, & Thailand:
Carved & Inlaid Chinese Tables; Chinese Chairs; Fine Antique
Porcelain Bowl; Korean Multi-Drawer Medicine Chest and Stand;
Japanese Sumi-e Ink and Brush Paintings; Cloisonne; Fo Dogs;
Reclining Buddha: Gilded Thai Monks & 7 Musicians; Japanese
Cosmetic Box with Easel Mirror; Bamboo Tables; Boxes, Boxes..
From Mexico & South America:
Artisan Ceramic Tree of Ocean Life; Artisan Bowls; Hand-Woven
Rugs, Blankets; Pair Large Lions; Wood & Ceramic Angels; Iron
Work; Guitar; Silver Coin Bowl; Boxes, Boxes

UPRIGHT PIANOS: STEINWAY, LUDWIG
And Other Older Instruments: Violin, Bass, Saxaphone, Etc.

LITHOS by Tony Agostini, David Roberts, Joseph Hirsch
WOODBLOCK PRINTS: Japanese, Chinese, & by Mervin Jules
Sought After Large Format Art, Photography, Film Books
Mid-Century: D.Colwell Acrylic & Iron Chair; Metal Sculpture;
"Architectural Pottery", Many Cressey Maxwell "Earth Gender"
Planters, Urns, & Umbrella Stands; Teak Music Cabinet; More..
GardenFull: Dramatic Plants, Grand Containers; Cast Iron Gar-
den Chairs; Decorative Garden Ornaments; Japan. Iron Lanterns
And: A Menagerie of Small Steiff Animals; Amethyst Crystals;
Small Turquoise & Hardstone Carvings; Fancy Framed Mirrors of
Many Sizes;"Jade Trees"; NativeAmerican Flute; Speed Graphic;
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VERY FULL ESTATE WITH WONDERFUL ETHNIC & MUSIC-RELATED ACCENT
PIECES TO ENHANCE ALL DECORS....Hope to see you. Emile & Crew
Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Marci, Connie, Sharon, Adam, John, Ann
HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET 323-664-0941
Sorry, no predawn line-up, no lists. #'s at 7:30 A.M.
*Friday, 10AM to Noon, Parking on N. side of street only!