Oct
25
to Oct 27

The Towers Estate Sale 4201 Cathedral Avenue NW. #423W Washington, D.C. 20016

Thursday, &  Friday October 25-26: 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday October 27: 10 AM – 2 PM
The Towers  (near American University)
4201 Cathedral Avenue NW.  #423 West
Washington, D.C.  20016

JHES is back with a grand NW DC sale!  Contents of packed condo.
Many items new, & perfect for gifts & stocking stuffers.

Quiet please if you must wait in the lobby, hallway or condo hallway for entry.  Crowded spaces in condo. Please take the time to read text & enjoy photos.

PACKED CONDO!!  No appointment is necessary.  Fair prices.  No early sales.  Cash is preferred. For entry on Thursday morning, please read the information at the end of this informative listing.


NO INTERIOR SIGNAGE PERMITTED

NOTE:  Parking: two hour street parking or valet @$1.00 per hour.   If you purchase things that will go into a bag or artwork, you may exit the building via the lobby.  If you purchase furniture or other large items, you must exit only via freight elevator which will take you to the West loading dock.  Ask cashier for details. Dock closes 4 PM weekdays & 2 PM on Saturday. No exceptions. 

ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

CASH OR LOCAL CHECK WITH 2 PHOTO I.D. IF APPROVED BY JHES CASH ONLY FOR LARGER PURCHASES.

NO DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.

We reserve the right to inspect bags or containers of any type upon your exit.
NO CHILDREN. WATCH YOUR STEP.
BRING YOUR OWN HELPERS
for moving your items.
Bring a bag.  No boxes are given out.  
ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

FURNITURE:

  • Grand Baker Furniture burled ash highboy and triple dresser.

  • Inlaid marquetry antique drop leaf ladies’ small desk and sewing stand.

  • 78” long 1920’s carved table w/ 6 legs, fruit, flowers, dark wood.

  • Settees (Edwardian / Nouveau) w/ inlaid backs. (See photos)

  • Small pickled decorated corner cupboard. 

  • Side table size Bombay chest, 1970’s

  • Sigh Denmark rosewood dining table by Arne Vodd w/ self stored leaves.

  • Eight (2 arm, 6 side) dining chairs. (Scan) (only 4 shown in photo)

  • Scan 1979 (we have original receipts for Scan items) Danish Madagascar
    rosewood 3 section wall unit (sold per section); Scan teak low chests & cupboards & drop down desk unit.

  • Wall of shelves currently used for CD’s- or other purposes.

  • Wall of bookshelves.

  • Pink marble top round coffee table with metal base. 1960’s

  • Small oval top display table. Curved library steps.

  • Scan platform teak queen bed with drawers beneath.

JEWELRY & OTHER SMALLS IN or near THE CASES:

  • Tiffany two sterling heart nut dishes;  & pair 10 mm sterling ball earrings.

  • Three 18k antique pencil pendants.

  • COINS including:  [located at cashier on Thursday morning] U,K. gold sovereign coin 1888 Victoria Jubilee head;  1912 France gold 20 franc rooster pendant coin;  Argentina framed pendant 1815 PFL silver 8 soles  En Union for Liberdad;   Framed pin France 1771 Louis XVI .917 silver coin; France 1805 Napoleon 5 francs silver.   US Silver dollars;.  Other coins from: US; Mexico; Argentina; Peru; Dom. Republic; Ecuador; Venezuela; Canada; Chile;Panama;France;Uruguay. Many world coins are silver.

  • Gold jewelry as shown, including:  14kwg diamond bracelet tw 1.2 c w/  X design ; 14kyg hoop earrings w/ diamonds; 14kyg citrine & identical blue topaz earring drops in gold frame; Smoky quartz large rectangular pendant; Gump’s new in boxes 14k stud earrings (pearl, jade & yellow gold).

  • 14k white gold swirl top ring with cultured pearl; 14k diamond amethyst pendant on chain. Deco 14k white gold camphor glass ring & pendant.

  • COSTUME jewelry shown as space allows.

  • 18k pearl 1.25” diameter pendant / pin.

  • Carved carnelian & green onyx deco beads.

  • Vintage perfume bottles & two celluloid tortoise pattern hand fans.

  • Vintage 1.5” tall carved wood perfume, one side musical instruments & floral reverse. [both sides shown in photos]    

  • A. Pineda pair screw back oval stone sterling earrings.

  • Antique opal lavalier pendant / pin.

  • Thos. Singer Navajo pierced large .925 / vermeil earrings.

  • Pair sterling drop earrings Inca god Viracocha.

  • 800 silver & sterling vintage clip earrings, S. America.

  • “Navajo pearls” 34” long graduated bench sterling bead necklace. 200 g.

  • Modernist sterling necklace with square pendant signed Elias Peru.

  • Mexico sterling amethyst face panel bracelet.

  • MMA pins. Majorca 44” pearls w/ marching bracelet new in box.

  • Bookmarks, MMA, many new; some vintage, including Inuit bone carved; sterling art nouveau; celluloid tortoise & goldstone handled trowel.

SILVER ITEMS:

  • S.A. Colonial style 15.25” long spoon, marked T.G. 900 silver.

  • Antique .800 silver table snuff box (?) decorated w/ people & animals.

  • Three antique English sterling chick pincushions as shown.

  • Silver jewelry as described above + more.

  • .900 silver footed lobed centerpiece bowl, decorated w/ fruit, flowers,10.5” 

  • Book- 1941, #655/800 copies. Alfredo Taullard Plateria Sudamerica.

  • Silver filagree small tray, dish & basket.    G. Jensen Pyramid sterling tongs.

  • Industria Argentina sterling “thimbleful” almost 2” tall;   + IA mate gourd engraved cup, dated 1920, w/ cupids, guitar, figures & birds.

  • Silver smalls & serving pieces (flatware)

  • S. American Colonial style Tupo tupu large sterling spoon wrap pin.

  • Silverplate antique aesthetic 2 handled tray- cupids / flowers 13.5”

  • Antique sterling chatelaine match safe.

  • Whiting six cocktail H sterling Louis XV cocktail forks.

  • Sterling Mappin & Webb 1912 box w/ miniature playing cards.

DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES:

  • 58 trinket boxes (mostly French), including 6 enamel Halcyon floral Met. Opera.

  • .900 silver lobed footed bowl.  Fruit / floral decoration.  10.5” diameter.

  • Vintage oak counter display box (cigars?)   1920’s 

  • Ceiling light MCM?  Great frosted design. (Buyer to remove)

  • Sevres or Royal Vienna antique miniature oil lamp. 

  • Inuit stone & bone carvings.     Putti figures, some w/ losses, older.

  • 5 pairs vintage metal bookends, including a 1930’s K & O Dante Alighieri polychrome pair; dogs; wrestlers; leaves & scrolls.

  • Santa Clara black pottery bowl signed Lois & Derek. + 2 smaller ones.

  • Antique Black Forest carved bear head nutcracker. (repair to snout)    

  • Royal Copenhagen white bunnies, pig & squirrel miniature figures.

  • Nice, shiny silverplated items, flatware serving pieces & smalls.

  • Handmade rugs as shown.   Longaberger “laundry” style 2 handle basket.

  • Vintage perfume bottle collection.

  • Williamsburg pewter handmade by Shirley various items.

  • Embossed brass embossed face vintage kindling box.

ART:  (most framed)

  • M Chagall lithograph Le Concert (Mourlot 1957 for DLM)

  • Wenzel Hollar (Bohemian 1607-1677) small etching “Lady Muff” w/ certificate.  

  • Hans Hartung AAA lithograph abstract in hallway.

  • Oil after Tamara de Lempicka of Deco lady.  Signed Maya. Livingroom.

  • Francine Durosier oil on panel of vase of roses 1982. Livingroom.

  • Luigi Kasimir etching. Fedor Ganz watercolor 1958 hallway.

  • Hoi Lebang lithograph (Vietnam) hallway

  • Still life litho by Sabinac.  Near patio exit.

  • Marjorie Deo abstract & smaller decoupage framed art entry.

  • Doria Santillo (Argen. 1902 –‘82) Oils: trees & smaller oil of purple flowers. Circa 1940-50, livingroom.

  • Donald Purdy (b. 1924) watercolor of Central Park skyline hallway near den

  • Nestor Villar Errecart, 1988  DC show oil/ pastel, hallway.

  • Unsigned smaller French sitting lady watercolor.  Living room

  • Manuel Robbe etching aquatint of two ladies.  Dining room

  • Gabor Peterdi AAA 1960’s black white Rolling Sea hallway.

  • Jacques Villon drypoint. (oval)  livingroom.

  • Framed lithographs & loose prints.  

CHINA / GLASS / POTTERY  many items listed below are as new out of box.

  • Lalique anemones paperweight.

  • Lalique 5.5” yellow / green Bucolic (dandelion motif) vase w/ label & 5.5”
    amber tone vase with vertical teardrop design w/ label.

  • Neiman Marcus red Peacock Phoenix china luncheon set (sold in stacks)

  • Baccarat purple pink butterfly; clear vases & Zodiac monkey figure.

  • Baccarat 6” “eye” vase w/ label & larger abstract cubed vase.

  • Daum lavender petal bowl. 6 Orrefors clear crystal vases & 1970 bowl.

  • 56 pieces crystal wines, cordials & champagne/sherbet stems.

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Foreign & US coins & (inactive vintage) currency. Silver coins. [at cashier Thursday morning)

  • Vintage cameras & related smalls.  [located at cashier on Thursday morn]

  • Ladies’ silk scarves (many are never worn) & vintage gloves/ purses size 7-8

  • Sheared beaver fur vest with black mink trim, size Large- XL.

  • Don’t miss items we have put on the patio!

  • France Force 2 kilo balance scale w/ pans & weights.

  • Handpainted red & black cloth w/ 16 S. American dancers.

  • Book 1941, A. Taullard Plateria Sudamerica.  655/800 copies.

  • Book Parcs et jardines 1879 Edouard Andre, Paris. 

  • Old tabletop Victrola including Pathe part & Deluxe needle.

  • 1940’s fitted leather travel cases.

  • Industria Argentina vintage small leathers, & other IA items.

  • Pair antique embroidered French c. 1932 17” X 42” cases & 1 small case. 

  • Many household items & stocking stuffers!  It’s not too early!

  • Knitting accessories.  Linens.   Kitchen including LeCreuset.                  

  • Wallace stainless flatware Casino pattern. (sold in stacks)

  • Victorian H. Milward leather folding gold embossed needle case.

  • Hallmark brand vintage candy stripe pocketknife.

  • Opera librettos, magazines, books, magazines; CDs.

  • New in boxes various brands of “guest soap”,  & note cards.

  • Antique bronze inkwell insert

  • Books fiction & non-fiction.

  • Classical & opera CDs & LPs.      

  • Ladies’ clothing, XL- 2X.

Good things to know about this sale:

Entry # given out (Thursday morning only) to those waiting in an orderly fashion, at front entrance to building at 9 AM.  One # per person. A staff member will be at the entry door of building.  No lists are to be made, or temporary # of any kind.

When inside, please speak in low voices, and be considerate of building residents.  No drinks or food to be taken into building.  Be patient if you must wait for entry into this crowded condo.

Suggestion: bring a personal flashlight, especially for art / coin/ jewelry inspection.

Cell coverage spotty with some carriers.

PRICES DROP DAILY.

YOU MAY LEAVE A WRITTEN BID on Thursday & Friday.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
NO DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS
NO CHILDREN
BRING YOUR OWN HELP for moving your items.
CASH is preferred

Your entry into the building acknowledges your good & honest behavior & that you understand you are a guest in this building.  You accept the above stated terms, & consent to your own personal risk.

We reserve the right to inspect bags of all types when you exit the home.

All items must be removed by 2 PM Saturday Oct. 27.

THANK YOU.  Jane Heller Estate Sales.

 

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