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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

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

December Hancock Park Sale: 14th-16th, 2012

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE ESTATE SALE OF
A LONGTIME HANCOCK PARK FAMILY
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 15, 16  10 A.M. - 3 P.M.


Here is the link to the photos

http://www.flickr.com//photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157632159535813/show/

ANTIQUE AND CONNOISSEUR FURNITURE: Master Bedroom by Baker ("Golden Age of England" Designs),
Queen-Sized 4-Poster Bed, Chest on Chest, 7-Drawer Dresser, Lamp Chests, Desk/Vanity Table, Chair; Pennsylvania Antique Full-Sized Bed and Dresser, Circa 1860; Old SouthernDrop-leaf Table; Set of 4 Antique Parlor Chairs; Carved Vintage Umbrella & Cane Stand; Hand-painted Antique Fire Screen; Velvet Sofa with Nailhead Detail by Baker; Fine Inlaid Reproduction Georgian-Style Sideboard by Mount Airy Furniture Co., North Carolina; Classic Double Pedestal Dining Table with 3 Leaves, 8 Chairs

20" X 25" Oil Painting on Canvas of Falconers by Henri Emilien Rousseau (1875-1933)

Other Oils incl. Still Life by Boeris; Basil Ede Large Chromolithograph; Silk Screen by Bruce Johnson; Hand-Colored Small Woodblocks by Kate Greenaway; And More Beautifully Framed Decorative Pieces

'TIS THE SEASON for CRYSTAL (Waterford, Tiffin, Orrefors, Baccarat); SILVER (Sterling "Queen's Lace"
Flatware for 12 by International,  Georg Jensen Bread Knife, "Royal Danish" Creamer, Etc., Tall Candle Sticks & Candelabra) and (Numerous S.P. Servers, incl. Tea & Coffee Service,Trays, Champagne Bucket, Egg Nog Set); CHINA (1970'S German Porcelain Wild Game Set, Royal Copenhagen "Blue Flower" Teapot , Large Pitcher, Compote, Antique Union Porcelain Works Vase, Bavarian DessertPlates

AROUND THE HOUSE AND GARDEN....Dramatic Mirrors; Wall Sconces; Chinese Bowls & Ginger Jars; Desirable Table Lamps; Brass & Onyx Floor Lamp; Very Large Kitchen Copper Polenta Pot; Sizable Gladding McBean "Swirl" Dish Set; Some Books incl. Leather-Bound "100 Greatest" & Elbert Hubbard; Vintage Costume Jewelry; Holiday Decorations & Toys (Easter, Halloween, Christmas); Garden Bird Baths, and Bird Houses, Figures; Repogle World Globe on Floor Stand

MORE HANDSOME AND USEFUL FURNITURE: (2) Hancock & Moore Leather Sofas & Hassocks; Striped Settee; Iron & Glass Cocktail Table; Pine Breakfast Table with 4 Chairs; Pine Corner Cabinet; Delicate Wood or Brass Stands; 3-Part Entertainment Unit; Leather Executive Chair; Carved Console Table; ETC.


We hope you'll stop by for Holiday & "Heart's Desire" Shopping
Emile, Mark, and the Handle With Care Crew            323-664-0941

Friday, October 26, 2012

NORTHRIDGE ESTATE SALE FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 26, 27, 28  10 TO 3 DAILY

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A PRIVATE ESTATE SALE
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 26, 27, 28  10 TO 3 DAILY


Here Is The Link To The Pictures:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157631817715108/show/

THREE GENERATIONS OF FINE, FULL LIVING
20th CENTURY FANCY, "QUALITY " FURNITURE (Glazed Cream & Gold): Elegant Tufted Sectional Seating; Round Acanthus-Carved Cocktail Table with Marble Top; Marble Top Lamp Table; Pair Tufted-Back Brocade Wing Chairs; Graceful Dining Table with 3 Leaves (Round to Oval) + 6 Chairs; China Cabinet; Rolling Dropleaf Large Serving Cart; King-Sized Headboard; Tall Bedroom Chest of Drawers; Low 9-Drawer Chest with Mirror; Pair of End Chests

MID-CENTURY CASUAL RATTAN FURNITURE: Sectional Seating; End Tables; Sleeper Sofa; Round Cocktail Table; Dining Set; Unusual Desk; Chairs; Bar Stools
Also: Vintage Matchstick Table Lamps; Shell Lamps; Hawaiian Pillows

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Edwardian Settee & Chair; Pair Barrel-Style Corner Chairs; Hand-Crafted, Asia-Inspired Corner Etagere; One-of-a-KInd "Grandpa-Made" Wooden Umbrella Stand; Singer Oak Case Sewing Machine with Iron Treadle

ALL THE TRIMMINGS: Capodimonte Table Lamps; Fancy Metal Table Lamp; Chandeliers; Lunt Sterling Flatware,"Sweetheart Rose"; S.P. Servers; Fun Bar & Kitchen Ware; Vintage Luster Cups & Saucers; Crystal; Hand-Painted China; Clothing, including Saved 1937 Wedding Gown, Veil, & Shoes; Printed Souvenir Pillow Covers; Table Cloths;  Over-Size Kennedy Lighter; Costume Jewelry;  Books, incl. 1957 Encyclopedia Brittanica + Yearbooks + Shelf; Prints & Paintings; Records; Games; Great Vintage Chinese Brass Censor; Urns & Vases;  MORE TO DISCOVER

ALSO: Mahogany DropFront Secretary Desk with Bubble Glass; Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator/Freezer; Deco-Style Cedar Chest; Mid-Century Dresser with Mirror; Entertainment Hutch; Iron & Wood Double Bed;
Poolside Table and Chairs

WE HOPE YOU'LL STOP BY.....EMILE, MARK AND THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW
(323) 664-0941................................................HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

First Fall Sale, October 12-14

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE SALE OF A COMPLETE ESTATE
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 12, 13, 14  10 - 3 DAILY
IN FULLERTON

PEARL ODLE LIVED HERE.  SHE WAS A WOMAN WITH COUNTRY VALUES AND A CITY WIT.  SHE WAS A LONGTIME CUSTOMER OF HANDLE WITH CARE.  FOR MANY OF HER 95 YEARS SHE AND HER FAMILY GATHERED COLLECTIBLES, ANTIQUES AND PIECES OF SPECIAL INTEREST.

View the photos at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157631700436375/show/

"ONE OF A KIND": Pair of Gold-Plated 22" Film Reels, Used for the 1960's Opening Ceremonies of the Century City Hotel;  Woodsman-made Stand (mid 20th C.), from Oregon Natural Burl; 1 of 3 Different Wall Clocks  Made for Walt Disney by Timex, for His Private Apartment at Disneyland; 34" Clayform, Handmade by Dwight Richard Odle, Artist and Show Designer

19th C. Aesthetic Etagere, Mahogany with Brass Paw Feet; Golden Oak, Curved Front Display Cabinet; Victorian Tall Stand with Marble Top; Pair of Dark Oak Country Chairs; Tiger Oak, Art Deco Style 3-Drawer Chest; Oak Farm Chest with "Barn Door" Front; Provincial Chairs, Dining Set, Breakfront, Cabinet with Wire Doors; 19th C. Quilt Rack; Art Deco Double Bed; Deco Shelf; Pr. '30's Charming Mahogany Twin Beds; 1880 Treadle Sewing Machine (works); Mid-Century Formica & Chrome Storage Units; Turn-of-the Century Children's Table & Chair Set; Turn-of-the C. Stepped Display;  Wurlitzer Electric Organ; Patio Wrought Iron Table and 4 Chairs; Glider; Wicker Settee; Bedroom Chests, Desks, Tables, MUCH MORE

"OLDE TYME" COLLECTIONS: Butter Pats; Shot Glasses; Kitchen Oddities; Tooth Pick Holders; Laces; Jim Beam Cars, Train, Banks; Pattern Glass

Paintings and Prints; Books; Old Wooden World Globe; Elk Horn Cribbage Board; Oklahoma Tomahawks; French Percussion Rifle (Probably Used in The Civil War); 150 Year Old Single Tree from Family Illinois Farm; Iron Tractor Models; Iron Circle Bell; FULL WELDING RIG; Tools
Vintage Women's Clothes; Men's Designer Suits (38 R); Shirts, Shoes; Ladies' High Silk Shoes; Halloween "Bloody Robes" Costume; Much Bold Costume Jewelry; Hats; Purses; Novelty T Shirts; Silk Shanghai Rug; Silk Near Eastern Rug; Ties, Ties; Antique Coverlet; Crazy Quilt; Shriner & Eastern Star Pieces; Dolls, incl. Googley Bride & Groom
Hand-Painted Dishware; Modern Glass by Higgins, Sydenstricker; Gold & White Porcelain Dinner Set

This is a very full sale....much fun....many surprises.  We hope you'll come by.

EMILE, MARK, AND THE HANDLE WITH CARE CREW

Sunday, August 19, 2012

DOE AVEDON SIEGEL ESTATE SALE AUGUST 24-26, 2012

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE ESTATE SALE FOR
DOE AVEDON SIEGEL (1925-2011) FASHION MODEL, ACTRESS & INSPIRATION FOR
THE AUDREY HEPBURN CHARACTER IN "FUNNY FACE"
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 25, 26 10:00 - 3:00

Obituary for Doe Avedon Siegel:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/23/arts/doe-avedon-fashion-model-and-actress-dies-at-86.html


Pictures of the sale:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157631107758064/show/

HER SPRAWLING "ENGLISH COTTAGE" HOLDS AMERICAN & ENGLISH ANTIQUES, MORE MODERN PERSONAL TREASURES, & A SURPRISE, CIRCA 1860 BED, FROM " THE BEGUILED"

ANTIQUE AMERICAN & ENGLISH FURNITURE - TO USE AS ACCENTS WITH MORE MODERN PIECES OR TO ADD TO AN ANTIQUE INTERIOR: 1840's Solid Mahogany Breakfast Table (60" X 48"); Mid 19th C. American Settle (96" Long); Early 19th C. Pine Chest/Wood Bin with Iron Strapwork, & Pine Shelf; Colonial Revival Settee Frame; Carved Victorian-Style Bed, Circa 1860, 116" Tall, Used in The 1971 Siegel/Eastwood Film, "The Beguiled" (Clint Eastwood Slept here!)

1840's PRIMITIVE PORTRAIT, OIL ON POPLAR BOARD

A SEPARATE PUB: with Pool Table, Poker Table, Walls Decorated with Old Iron Implements, English Signs, Chromolithographs, Engravings of Shakespeare's Characters; Iron Candle Chandelier; Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Ware; Games & Cards; Pewter Tankards

SEPARATE GUEST QUARTERS: with Country Table & Benches, Exotic Cocktail Table; Theater & Movie Biographies, Casual Dinnerware, Wicker Furniture, Numerous Iron Garden Table and Chair Sets

Pair Federal-Style Chairs with Painted Eagles; Federal-Style Mirror; Antique Brass Wire Fire Fender, Newer Wood Caddy, Oversized Iron FireTools, Bronze Andirons; Set of 8 Ladderback Chairs; Charming Iron "Wire" Beds; Hand Hewn Dark Pine Entry Bench with Storage

OF SPECIAL INTEREST: ANTIQUE CHINESE VANITY BOX WITH MIRROR (Inlaid with Mother of Pearl), Circa 1900; Painting (Manor House in Landscape) by Walter I. Cox (1866-1930); Small Collection of Ceramics & Litho. Done by Personal Friends, John Cassavetes & Gena Rowlands (also Photos); A Few Other Autographed Photos; Large Collection of Books for Anglophiles & Others (Mysteries, Romance, Art, Theater); Unusual Letter Openers; Women's Classic & Exciting Vintage Clothing ("Names"); Handbags, Scarves; Some Silver Jewelry

100 + Older & Newer Pieces of "Marlborough Sprays" by Spode; Italian Country Hand-Painted Plates; Coalport; "Blue & White" Dishware; Waterford; Tall Copper MilkCan Table Lamps

KITCHEN: Butcher Block; Custom-Made Oak Work Table with 2 Benches; Copper Pans & Sieves; Large Pot & Utensil Ceiling Rack; Bee-Motif Goblets, Plates, Salts, Etc.; Tea Cozies; French Faience Plates

AND: Mahogany Lamp Tables; Spanish Revival Chairs; Linen Specialties; Garden Pots; MORE

A FASCINATING SALE....Hope to see you here... Emile, Mark, and the Handle With Care Crew
(323) 664-0941 hwcinvites@sbcglobal.net

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Los Feliz Estate Sale July 27-29 2012

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A PRIVATE LOS FELIZ ESTATE SALE
A STYLISH LIFE...FULL OF FUN & COLORFUL FINE QUAlITY FURNISHINGS
FRI., SAT., SUN., JULY 27, 28, 29 10 A.M. - 3 P. M.

Pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157630717262732/show/

Cannell & Chaffin Down Sofa, Pair Occasional Chairs, & Wonderful

Wing Chair; Pair Exceptional English Oak Windsor Chairs; Vintage
Silk-Satin "Bohemian" Chaise; Chinese Coromandel Wall Screens;
Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lamp Table & Headboard; Fruitwood Hutch;
Chinese Cabinet with Hardstone Figures; Howard Spinet Piano

ARTWORK: California Plein Air Oil Painting(Eucalyptus &
Foothills)by Peter Nielsen (1873 - 1965); California
Watercolors & Oil Paintings (Covered Bridge, Etc.) by
Victor Petry; George McManus "Maggie & Jiggs"; Antique Scenic
Primitive; Norman Rockwell Litho.; Ernst Wobek (Austria) Oil

Antique Brass & Copper TeaKettles; Porter Blanchard Handmade
Copper Coffee Server; Royal Copenhagen Large Footed Dish; Ant.
Doulton; Bavarian Porcelain; Herend" Chinese Bouquet"Servers;
Quimper; Old Milkglass; Rockingham; Flow Blue Platter; MORE

OUTDOOR: Iron & Marble Console; Chaises; Table/Chair Sets;
Rattan Lanai Table; Plants; Garden Decor Surprises

Small Silver Pieces; Costume Jewelry; Some Books; Some Vintage
Clothing, Purses

ALSO: Dresser/Chests; Decorative Trunk; End Tables; Etagere;
Victorian "Kitchen Clock"; Unusual Carry Candlesticks with Wall
Mount; Old Time Signs; Framed Mirrors; Interesting Table Lamps;
Kitchen & Fancy Wares; Kinder Ceramics; Old Wall Phone; MUCH MORE


We hope to see you at this Lovely Summer Sale.
Emile, Mark & The Handle With Care Crew

323-664-0941 HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

Monday, June 11, 2012

Brentwood Estate Sale June 15-17

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A BRENTWOOD ESTATE SALE
at the home of an early plastics engineer & executive
FRI., SAT., SUN., JUNE 15, 16, 17 10 - 3 pick-up & final bargains WED., JUNE 20 10 -2

A MID-CENTURY HOUSE WITH A MAGNIFICENT VIEW OF THE CITY
1960's Furnishings Enjoyably Used with Pieces From Grandma's Attic

Mid-Century Sofas, Game Set; Definitive '60's Large Lamp Chest, Corner Table; " Built-in" Cedar Chests; Teak Bookcases; Stainless Steel Everlasting Useful Duty Cart; Pair Imposing Brass & Alabaster Table Lamps; Bold-Mod Brass Lamp; Records; KLH Sound Equipment; Vintage Radios; Cameras incl. Minox

GRAM, 5'2" Baby Grand PIANO & Bench - Glazed Cream with Gold Accents

Turn-of-the 19th to 20th Century: Child's Oak RollTop Desk & Swivel Chair; WONDERFUL WICKER Sofa/Chaise, Rocking Chairs, ArmChair with Hassock; Squared Oak Pedestal; Oak Dresser with Swing-Frame Mirror; Wrought Iron Footstool; Romantic Victorian Settee, Table; Ladies Desk; 5' X 7' Handmade Oriental Rug; Metal Garden Bench; Children's Books (Old Series and Remembered Favorites)

Antique Civil War Officer's Sword; Vietnam U.S. Officer's Sword (1902-Style); Simons Trombone & Case; Howdy Doody "Bluster" Puppet; Vintage Games; Some Ham Operator's Equipment; Tools
1942 Rayon Wedding Gown, Wax Orange Blossoms With Veil; Tail Coat, Top Hat, Tux; Ladies Hats; Military Hats; Christening Gowns; Oil Paintings, Watercolors; Art, Fiction, & Old Reference Library

Steuben Tazza; Old Heisey & Cambridge Glass; Very Large Dinner Set of Royal Doulton "Old Leeds Sprays"; Cut Glass; "Coronation" S.P. Flatware for 12; Modern Rosenthal; English Dessert Set (Imari Inspired); Old Chinese Bowls; Decorative Figures; And Very Much More
Also Kitchenware, Newer Dish Sets, '50's Barware, Pipes, Singer Sewing Machine

Here are the pictures:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157630084023752/show/

Hope to see you in Brentwood...Emile, Mark, And The Handle With Care Crew (Victoria, John, Marci, Connie, Sharon, Marie, Rudy

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Early Summer Estate Sale June 7-10, 2012

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A PRIVATE SALE OF
THE ESTATE OF IRVING SHULMAN (1913-1995; FATHER, AUTHOR, SCREENWRITER) & JULIA GRAGER SHULMAN (1915-2011; MOTHER, TEACHER, ACTIVIST)
THURS., FRI., SAT., JUNE 7, 8, 9 & SUN., JUNE 10 (Pick-up & Final Sales)..DAILY 10 - 3
SHERMAN OAKS

THEIR HILLTOP HOME BOASTS A WONDERFUL MIX OF PERSONALLY CHOSEN FURNISHINGS -
1850's THROUGH 1960'S
68" X 32" Hand-Carved Scenic Cocktail Table; Fancy Carved French-Style High-Back Chair; Antique Carved Hall Chair with Polychrome Accents; Victorian Inlaid Canterbury; Antique English Screen Stand with Petite Point Beadwork Joan of Arc: Pair French-Style OpenArm Chairs, 1 Hassock; Unusual French-Style Bleached Oak Low Tables with Onyx-Slab Centers; 70" Long Bold Walnut Cabinet (Exhibits Fine Ethnic Collection); '30's to '40's Butler's Bar; Serving Cart with Tray Insert (Displays S.P. Buffeteria); '20's Spinet Desk (Shows Inkwells); Foster & Co. 5'2" Baby Grand Piano
7' Tall Oak Dresser; Inlaid Mahogany Dining Set (Round to Oval Table & 6 Chairs); Renaissance Revival Buffet/Foyer Chest; Two 70" Long Fitted Buffet Consoles (Used as Room Dividers); Carved-Frame Crewel Sofa; MAHOGANY: 1/4 Round Corner Cabinet, 4-Tier Table, "Rent" Table, Low Tea Table; Chair Frame; Antique Tufted Velvet French-Style Double Bed; Antique Parquetry Chamber Pot Chest; Italian Chest/Dry Sink; Spinning Wheel; 86" Tall Headboard; 4-Seasons Cabinet; Newer Chest on Chest; Wing Chairs

NON STOP STERLING SILVER HOLLOW WARE: Shreve Dinner Plates, Bread & Butters, TeaCups, Etc. with Lenox Inserts, 4-Piece Tea Service, Fruit Bowl; B.S.& G. Water Pitcher; Durgin Water Pitcher; Trumpet Vase; Divided Vegetable Dish; Wine Coasters; Nut Dishes; Large Footed Bowl; and More
Also Amston "Champlain" Sterling Silver Flatware & Towle " Lady Constance"
Vintage & Antique Wall Clocks; Wedgwood Jasperware, incl. Table Lamps; Chandeliers; Copper, Brass & Pewter Kitchen, Dining, & Decor Pieces; English Dessert Sets; Cranberry Cocktail Stems; Large Brass Scales; Carvings from India, Africa, Mexico; Small Sewing Machines; Rock Slices & Fossils; Costume Jewelry; Vintage Clothes; Books: by Irving Shulman; Art; General Interest Reading
ART - Drawing, Painting by Contreras; Hasidic Dancers Bronze Sculpture;" Pieta", Bronze Sculpture by Augusto Escobedo; Retablos; Oil Painting, "Bather #1" by W. Glickman; Capodimante Plaque; & More
HOPE TO SEE YOU ....Emile, Mark and The Handle With Care Crew

View The Photos Here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79221385@N07/sets/72157630012397030/show/

Sunday, May 6, 2012

May Estate Sale, May 11-13

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A MAY ESTATE SALE
FRI., SAT., SUN., MAY 11, 12, 13 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.
(Pick-up and Final Sales Day - Tues., May 15, 10 A.M.-2 P.M.)

A FAMILY COLLECTION...LOVED & ENJOYED FOR MANY DECADES


Photos here:
http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign/100287


FINE ART: Two Plein Air Oil Paintings by Alexis Podchernikoff (1886-1933);
Five Signed Wood Block Prints by Toshi Yoshida;
Plein Air Oil Paintings by Holdridge, Porter;
Unsigned Watercolors; Many Prints; Excellent Photos
TURN-OF-THE CENTURY (1880-1910): American Victorian Shelf;
Gutta Percha Case; Brilliant Cut Glass; Craftsman Stand
1920'S-1930'S: Art Deco Wall Sconces; Iron & Brass Floor Lamps;
Arcade & Home Entertainment Equipment (Nickel Peep Show, "Clownin" Pin Ball; Gumball Shooting Machine; Magic Lantern; Bryan's Twelvewin Clock Slot Machine; Folding Typewriter); Wedgewood Iron Pot-Belly Stove; Small Alabaster Bust; Fancy Carved-Frame Settee; Leaded Glass
1940's: Dinette Set; Parker Fountain Pens; Tea Cart; Silver, incl. Danish;
Silver-Overlay Crystal; Berlin & Haviland (Limoges) Dishes; Native American Basket; Bauer Bowls; 25+ Vases for Bouquets
MID CENTURY: Watch Novelties; Signs from Redd Foxx, Dinah Shore Shows;
Enamel on Copper for Georg Jensen; English Floral Servers; Barware
AND: Hobart Produce Scale; Judaica; Books; HANDMADE MUSIC STAND;
Tools; Records; Some Costume Jewelry; Fabulous Empire-Style Mirror;
Vintage Shaving Accessories; Chests of Drawers; SO MUCH MORE!

Hope to see you ....Emile, Mark, & The Handle With Care Crew

Friday, April 20, 2012

Estate Sale April 27-29 2012

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE SALE OF THE COMPLETE ESTATE
OF THE MULTI-TALENTED AND MUCH LOVED,

NORMAN A. MENNES (1916-2012)

FRI., SAT., SUN., APRIL 27, 28, 29, 10AM - 3PM
(Wed., May 2, Final Pick up and Clearance)

LOS ANGELES, 90027

NORMAN A. MENNES, PLAYWRIGHT, DIRECTOR, SET &
COSTUME DESIGNER, WAS CHAIR OF THE THEATER ARTS DEPARTMENT AT LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE FOR MANY YEARS. HIS ESTATE REFLECTS HIS DRAMATIC EYE, HIS LOVE OF BEAUTY & HISTORY, AND THE ENJOYMENT HE HAD IN COLLECTING FOR MANY OF HIS 96 YEARS.

Images: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100285

THE LIVING ROOM: Turn-of-the Century Dutch Bombe Lighted Cabinet with Marquetry (54" Wide X 78" Tall); Hand-Carved Rosewood Altar Table; 6-Panel Coromandel Screen; Graceful Wood-Framed 9' Sofa; Pair of Settees; Rosewood & Glass Sofa Tables; Newer Chinese Painted Secretary; Pr. Fauteuils; MORE THAN 250 PIECES OF ROSE MEDALLION (1890-1970); Peonies: Painted on Silk, of Peking Glass, & of Carved Hard-stone in Cloisonné Bowl; Pair of 48" Iron Cranes; 43" Spanish Wood & Brass Horse; 20" Rose Quartz Horse; (2) Antique Satsuma Vases; Coalport Village; Antique English Plates; (4) 17TH C. WOODCUTS: THE TRIUMPH OF MAXIMILIAN I by HANS BURGKMAIRTHE

THE DINING ROOM: Hand-Painted Scenic Screen; Mirrors Framed with Wrought Iron Enameled Flowers; Rare Doulton Jester Wall Pockets; 400 PIECES OF HEREND, "ROTHSCHILD BIRD", incl. "OPENWORK FANCIES"; Silver Servers; Verlys Dragon Bowl; Mid-Century Swedish 18" Crystal Vase

THE DEN: Renaissance Revival Cabinet (Carved Figures & Stained Glass); (2) 9' Tall, Charmingly Painted Bookcases; Carved Easel with Mystery Painting; Fine Collection of Theater Arts Books (Costuming, Acting, Etc.); Art Books; 1940's Broadway Theater Posters, Programs; Photos; Imari Bowls & Plates; Ceiling Cherubs; 1901 NAVAJO RUG (77" x 51")

THE BLUE BEDROOM: Blue Wing Chair & Hassock; Fancy Gold & White Furniture; More than 100 Pieces of Chinese Blue & White Porcelain; Steiff Animals; Dept. 56 Heritage Village Collection; Alabaster Table Lamps

THE MASTER BEDROOM: Elegant Suite by Drexel-Heritage: King Bed, Long-Dresser with Trifold Mirror, Armoire, Small Secretary Desk, End Chests; Oil Painting by Calogero; BJORN WINBLAD COLLECTION; Interesting Linens,incl. Embroideries

THE SUN ROOM, BREAKFAST ROOM, & KITCHEN: Wrought Iron & Glass Tables & Chairs; Coalport, "Strawberry" Set; Wedgwood Miniatures; Chinese "Restaurant Ware"; Gourmet Utensils; Milk Glass; Satsuma Dinnerware; Small Treasures (Some Costume Jewelry, Russian Goblets, Much More!)

THE GARAGE & BACKYARD: Bird Bath; Large Planters; Persian Tiles; Christmas (Lenox, Etc.) & Halloween Decor; Iron Lanterns; Workshop; Parts & Pieces & Fabulous Surprises. It's never too early to shop for Christmas.

WE HOPE YOU WILL STOP BY THIS VERY FULL SALE MORE THAN 1 TIME.
Emile & The Handle With Care Crew...Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Marci, John, Katherine, Connie, Sharon, Lee, Bobbi

Proceeds from this sale benefit the LACC Theater Arts Department

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Estate Sale Friday, Saturday, Sunday  March 30, 31,  April 1   10:00 - 3:00

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO THE SALE OF
THE ESTATE OF WALT DOUGLAS (1950-2011)
Friday, Saturday, Sunday March 30, 31, April 1 10:00 - 3:00
Costa Mesa

Pictures Here: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100279

Walt worked many years to become Wardrobe Supervisor Extraordinaire for Theatrical Events throughout this Country, Europe, and Asia
His spacious condo is filled with...

THEATER MEMORIES: Posters from "Follies" (& proposed "Follies" Poster);
"Sunset Blvd."; "Dreamgirls'; "The Lion King" ; "3-Penny Opera; MORE!
Walls Full of Other Notable Posters, Lobby Cards, Autographed Photos
(Many posters are autographed, some by the entire cast)
Window Cards from "Master Class", Signed by Faye Dunaway, Patti Lupone
Letters from Katherine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor

DRAMATIC FURNISHINGS: Vintage Louis Vuitton Chest (he used it as a cocktail table); Biedermeier Secretary Desk; Amer. Empire Chest/Desk;
Well-Carved Vintage Chinese Camphorwood Chest, Glazed Cream;
Wing Chairs; French-Style Settee; Carved-Front End Chests; Fancy Mirrors; Tiffany Bronze Clock ("Ship's Bell"), Working; Steinway Spinet Piano

IMPRESSIVE COSTUME JEWELRY: Rainbow Colored Large Rhinestone Pieces;
Many Sterling Brooches; A Ring for Every Finger; Baubles & Beads

ARTWORKS: "Fallen Idol" & "Tomorrow's Promise", Life Casts by Philip Hitchcock; Oil Paintings, "Ships" by Graham Hodges; "Ships" by Marquis de Bouthillier; "Reclining Woman" by August Cortes; Fanciful Masks by David Speck; Litho. by Thomas Kinkade; Watercolors; Engravings; Etc.

ENTERTAINING & GIFTWARE: Cobalt & Gold Paragon Service Plates; Heino 3" Vase; Pitcher Collection; Colorful Crystal Goblets; Towle, "Cascade" Sterling

ALSO WONDERFUL: Huge Wardrobe Trunk Case; Patio Iron Table & Chair Set; Toy Delivery Trucks; Dolls; Tom Tierney Paper Dolls; Signalman's Lantern Lamps; Theater & Art Books; Beaded Jackets & Beading Supplies; Vintage Furs; Spears; 400 Records; Decorated Gourds; Silverplate Sets; Bird Cages; & So Much More....Come see us at this full, fabulous SALE.

Emile and a great cast (Mark, Rudy, John, Ann, Victoria, Marci, Sharon, Lee; Katherine; Connie)

Saturday, February 18, 2012

February Estate Sale

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU
TO THE ESTATE SALE OF AN ELEGANT & HOSPITABLE HANCOCK PARK COUPLE
FRI., FEB. 24, 9:00 - 3:00 SAT.,SUN., FEB. 25, 26, 10:00 - 3:00

THEIR GRACIOUS HOME OFFERS

REFINED FURNISHINGS: (Fine Woods; Excellent Designs)
7'Tall Lighted Breakfront by Baker; 19th Century French Chest with
Ormulu Decoration and Marble Top; Handsome Sheraton-Style Settee;
Choice English Manor Dining Set (Double Pedestal Table with 8 High-
Back Velvet Chairs; C. 1860, Georgian-Style 16-Light Chandelier;
40" Square Cocktail Table and 7-Drawer Chest, Both Influenced by
Chinese Chippendale Styling; Occasional Tables, French & English;
7 1/2' Tall Secretary Bookcase by Beacon Hill; Carved Antique Side-
Chairs; 19th Century Sideboard with Carving of Lovers' Interview at
Window; Antique Oak Corner Cabinet; Small Lovely Chests of Drawers;
Country French-Style Dresser; Charming Painted Wardrobe Chest, Beds

INTRIGUING ACCESSORIES: 1930's Oak Cigarette Table; Unusual Hooked
Rug-Top Hassock; Marble-Top Brass & Steel Side Table; Brass Garden
Seat; Folding News Rack; Fisher 4-Speed Phonograph; Carved Chinese
Nest of Tables; Cut Crystal Table Lamps; Elephant Holding Liqueurs
ON THE WALLS: Oil Paintings by H. Ten Hoeven (Dutch-
American), Edmond Adolphe Rudaux; 3"X 5" Millard Sheets Painting;
Temple Carvings; Miniature Portraits on Ivory ; Ornate Mirrors;
Child's Quilt with Engaging Dogs; Watercolors; Prints and More

Vintage Lalique Powder Box; Lalique Plates; Old & Newer Sterling
Vanities; French Crystal or Porcelain Boxes; Exquisite Marghab
Linens; Mini Perfume Collection in Wall Case; Murano Glass; Boehm
Plates; Fine China Accents; Splendid Decanters; Silver Servers

MILADY'S CLOSET: Suits & Dresses by St. John, Chanel, Carlisle,
Ferragamo, Helga, Etc.; Bags, incl.Judith Lieber Evening; Hats;
A Multitude of Scarves, Gloves, Handkerchiefs; Costume Jewelry

AND: Yamaha 5'2" Baby Grand Piano; Outdoor Furniture; Barware;
Kitchenware; Some Books AND MORE....MORE....MORE

We look forward to sharing this beautiful estate with you.
Emile & The Handle With Care Crew..Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Connie,
Sharon, Lee, John & Ann

Images: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100263

(323) 664-0941 HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

February Estate Sale

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU
TO THE ESTATE SALE OF AN ELEGANT & HOSPITABLE HANCOCK PARK COUPLE
FRI., FEB. 24, 9:00 - 3:00 SAT.,SUN., FEB. 25, 26, 10:00 - 3:00

THEIR GRACIOUS HOME OFFERS

REFINED FURNISHINGS: (Fine Woods; Excellent Designs)
7'Tall Lighted Breakfront by Baker; 19th Century French Chest with
Ormulu Decoration and Marble Top; Handsome Sheraton-Style Settee;
Choice English Manor Dining Set (Double Pedestal Table with 8 High-
Back Velvet Chairs; C. 1860, Georgian-Style 16-Light Chandelier;
40" Square Cocktail Table and 7-Drawer Chest, Both Influenced by
Chinese Chippendale Styling; Occasional Tables, French & English;
7 1/2' Tall Secretary Bookcase by Beacon Hill; Carved Antique Side-
Chairs; 19th Century Sideboard with Carving of Lovers' Interview at
Window; Antique Oak Corner Cabinet; Small Lovely Chests of Drawers;
Country French-Style Dresser; Charming Painted Wardrobe Chest, Beds

INTRIGUING ACCESSORIES: 1930's Oak Cigarette Table; Unusual Hooked
Rug-Top Hassock; Marble-Top Brass & Steel Side Table; Brass Garden
Seat; Folding News Rack; Fisher 4-Speed Phonograph; Carved Chinese
Nest of Tables; Cut Crystal Table Lamps; Elephant Holding Liqueurs
ON THE WALLS: Oil Paintings by H. Ten Hoeven (Dutch-
American), Edmond Adolphe Rudaux; 3"X 5" Millard Sheets Painting;
Temple Carvings; Miniature Portraits on Ivory ; Ornate Mirrors;
Child's Quilt with Engaging Dogs; Watercolors; Prints and More

Vintage Lalique Powder Box; Lalique Plates; Old & Newer Sterling
Vanities; French Crystal or Porcelain Boxes; Exquisite Marghab
Linens; Mini Perfume Collection in Wall Case; Murano Glass; Boehm
Plates; Fine China Accents; Splendid Decanters; Silver Servers

MILADY'S CLOSET: Suits & Dresses by St. John, Chanel, Carlisle,
Ferragamo, Helga, Etc.; Bags, incl.Judith Lieber Evening; Hats;
A Multitude of Scarves, Gloves, Handkerchiefs; Costume Jewelry

AND: Yamaha 5'2" Baby Grand Piano; Outdoor Furniture; Barware;
Kitchenware; Some Books AND MORE....MORE....MORE

We look forward to sharing this beautiful estate with you.
Emile & The Handle With Care Crew..Mark, Rudy, Victoria, Connie,
Sharon, Lee, John & Ann

Images: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100263

(323) 664-0941 HWCINVITES@SBCGLOBAL.NET

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Brentwood Estate Sale January 20-22

HANDLE WITH CARE INVITES YOU TO A JANUARY ESTATE SALE
LOS ANGELES 90049
FRI., SAT., SUN., JANUARY 20, 21, 22 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.

THIS BRENTWOOD HOME HOLDS FASCINATING DISCOVERIES IN EVERY ROOM
ANTIQUES*AFRICAN & ASIAN ART PIECES*COMFORTABLE FURNISHINGS

See images of the sale here: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100252

ANTIQUE ENGLISH: Fitted Pipe & Tobacco Small Cabinet; Tea Caddy;
Oak Breakfront/Bar; Chamberlain Worcester Plates
AFRICAN & OCEANIC ART PIECES: Tall, Older Dogon Figure; Carved
Masks, Alligator, Antelope, Door Lock; Oceanic Figure Hook,
Drum with Alligator Stick, Body Decorations; Baskets; More
CHINESE: Long Lacquer Table; Clothing Chest; Famille Rose Dishes;
Ant. Export Platter; Hardstone & Carved Frame Mirrors: Embroidery

Whistler Etching, "Little Rag Gatherers", Signed in Plate
1950's Oil Paintings by Raymond Rowley King (Jazz); Fil Mattola
Oil Painting; Max Weiczorek Art; Many More Wall Decorations

COMFORTABLE FURNITURE: Turn-of-the Century Round Oak Pedestal
Table; Windsor-Style Armchairs; Ant. Lamp Tables; Wing Chairs &
Frames; Brass, Chrome & Glass Cocktail Table; Leaded Glass Coffee
Table; Narrow Secretary Desk; Table Desk; Knoll Chair; 3-Part
Bookcase Unit; French-Style Headboard & Chest; Sofas & Sleepers

SPECIALTIES: Iron Medieval-Style Standard; Custom Wine Rack;
Rattan Ladder; Dog Sled; Electrified Antique Large Kerosene
Light;
Pomona Glass Lamp; Large Chrome Etagere; Roll-Top Card File

FAMILY FAVORITES: Matchbox Toy Cars; Pipe Collection; Books about
Fishing, Golf, Cooking; Ivory & Other Costume Jewelry; Men's
Cashmere Sweaters; Records; Handmade Boxes

AS WELL AS: Bavarian Dish Set; Glass and Crystal; Outdoor Iron
Furniture; Silver; Desk Accessories; Copper Cookware; MORE
..............................................................................................
We'd love to see you.
Emile & The Handle With Care Crew 323-664-0941


See images of the sale here: http://gallery.me.com/mdtdesign#100252