Off site ESTATE SALE at Orinda showroom this Friday & Saturday! April 7th & 8th.

Dates & Times (US/Pacific)

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 8, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sale Address

  • Terms & Conditions

    Jewelry and smalls in the cases will be shown to customers in first come first served order. Numbers can be  pulled from our ticket dispenser located near the display cases. Your number will be called when it is your turn to be served at the cases. Just like a deli! You want mayo on that??? Please do not stand in front of the display cases unless you are the one being served. Give the person(s) being served room so they can quickly see what they would like to buy. This will expedite the wait for everyone.

    Premises is alarmed and valuables are stored in extremely secure vault. 

    The entire showroom (inside and out) is under 24 hour video monitoring and recording.

    Methods of payment: Cash, Credit Card, Debit Card, or Check if we know you well. Cash will expedite the payment process.

    Remember that sales tax will be collected if you do not provide a valid California Resale Permit Number. Bring us a copy of your resale number if you have one. Sales tax rate in Orinda is 8.75%.

    We will try and open a little early if there are many people waiting outside and our staff is ready.

    Rules for estate sale line up, list, waiting, and entrance procedures: The first person to arrive at the sale may start an entry list. This person and any person signing the list there after must remain in the area to keep their space in line. Going to the local coffee shop or to use a restroom is allowable. Going home, going to sleep, and coming back later is not. If you decide to leave the immediate area to use a restroom or get a drink/eat, it is suggested you let another person (that is also waiting for the sale to start) know that you are doing so. We cannot enforce or administer this policy or the list directly, so we ask that you police yourselves, and abide by the above policy or please pass on our sales.

    No early sales. (Meaning not before we open on Friday morning.) 

    First come first serve.

    Rain or Shine! There is a covered waiting area if it rains.

    Please do not remove price tags from any items. If you wish to buy an item place a “sold “ sticker (with your name and telephone number on it) to the desired item. Or write your name, telephone number, and SOLD on the price tag. All sold stickers must have a telephone number, if they do not, the item will not be considered sold. Do not put a sold sticker or write SOLD on any item that you are not 100% sure about buying. 

    Please bring help if you plan to buy large furniture. Bring furniture pads (blankets) too. Also, please bring your own shopping bags/boxes.

    Remember that all items are sold as-is with no returns or exchanges. All sales are final. We are a true estate liquidation company and have no way to credit or reimburse customers as the estates are paid immediately after the sale. 

    There’s a great cafe (Village Inn Cafe) in the shopping center above our showroom. opens at 5:30 AM on Friday so go have a meal before the sale opens!

    There is also a Starbucks across the street from Safeway.

    And don’t forget to stop by Hilton House Consignment down the street at 21 Orinda Way, #A!

    Go to for photos of the sale.

  • Payment Methods

    Cash, Credit Cards, Debit

Sale Description

128 Village Square

Orinda, CA  94563

Behind and to the right side of Safeway. 

Directions: Take Camino Pablo to right on Camino Sobrante, take first right into the Safeway parking lot, then first right in parking lot, stay to right and you will end up in our parking lot behind and West of Safeway. Please do not park in the green 15 minute parking spaces or in front of the hair salon, cleaners, or nail salon. There’s plenty of other parking in the lot.

Friday, April 7, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday, April 8, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This showroom is only open during scheduled sales to host estate sale events for estate contents that could not be sold on site due to time restraints, privacy issues, gated communities, parking restrictions, etc. There are no “left overs” at these sales. All items are fresh from local estates. We do not hold any hours (besides announced scheduled events) or take appointments for shoppers. Please do not  drop by to see what we are up to as we must be efficient with our time and stay focused in order to timely prepare the space for these scheduled events. Thank you for your understanding and support.

To see photos of this sale, click the following link:

Sale includes, but is not limited to:


Pair of ladder back settles/hall benches

Wrought iron parlor/patio table with Italian ceramic top

Early 19th century tilt top tea table

Set of six rush bottom Hitchcock style dining chairs

Blue and white porcelain garden stools

Contemporary tole painted tray table

Side table with marquetry floral inlay

Small scale mid-century modern display shelf/bookcase

Pair of rock crystal wall sconces by Maison Bagues

Pair of marble table lamps, probably by Maison Bagues

Gilt framed mirror

Pair of heavily carved French style gilt mirrors with relieved rose motif

Antique pine nightstand with inset marble top

Italian style painted console table

Eames aluminum group office chair by Herman Miller

Vintage Danish modern teak side tables

Vintage Danish modern teak flip top game/dining/dinette table

Vintage Danish modern teak desk

Vintage Danish modern teak step back secretary desk with tambour doors, pigeon holes, drawers, and a pull out writing surface

Vintage 1960’s/70’s brutalist glass top coffee table in form of tree trunk and limbs

Modernist fire tools by Pilgrim

Early 19th century Colonial style corner cabinet

Globe on stand

Antique mahogany three legged pedestal/parlor table

18th century Spanish/Continental arm chair

18th century continental oak coffer/blanket chest

18th century continental walnut five drawer chest

Contemporary rotating round side table/bookcase

Contemporary petite demilune wall bracket

Two mid-century modern three drawer chests/dressers with pickled finish

Branch/twig side table with stone top

Two antique small scale/desk top one door cabinets, one with pigeon holes/letter slots

Superior quality contemporary Arts & Crafts/Mission/Crafstman style oak side-by-side 12 drawer chest/dresser, all drawer interiors made of solid cedar

Woodard style metal patio table with glass top, two chairs

Marble top table with industrial base

Antique music cabinet

Antique Continental oak console table with barley twist columns, scrolled acanthus leaves, and cornucopia motif

Mahogany chest on chest/dresser

Antique Continental oak hall bench/blanket chest

Late 18th/early 19th century continental three drawer chest

1920’s painted console cabinet by imperial furniture company

Antique oak storage cube/table with slate top

Antique walnut flip top game table in the Queen Anne style

Antique oak Gothic style bench

Antique oak Gothic style hallway/sofa table with one drawer

Antique Gothic style one door cupboard

Vintage mahogany tea trolley

Pair of mahogany nightstands

Antique Chippendale style side chair

Mahogany magazine trough

Antique William and Mary style one drawer table

Antique wooden planter box

19th century green painted open cupboard,  about 8'3" tall

Contemporary chandeliers/hanging fixtures

Contemporary hammered copper table lamp

Pair of blue and white porcelain table lamps

Two ships mast/nautical motif table lamps

Selection of oriental rugs, Tibetan rug, runners, prayer rug, and scatters


14K gold and diamond filagree bracelet

18K enamel and sapphire brooch by Shreve 

Platinum band

10K pearl ring

14K gold band

14K, amethyst, and pearl ring

14K, pearl, and turquoise ring

14K ring with peridot and diamond

14K gold rope/necklace/chain

10K gold cameo

14K and tigers eye bracelet

14K gold bracelet with semi precious stones

Nice pearl necklace with 18K gold and diamond clasp

14K gold, diamond, and jade brooch/bar pin

18K and pearl floral brooch

14K polo stick pin

11 strand pearl necklace with large 14K gold clasp

Ladies 14K gold 17J Bulova watch

Men's 14K gold 17J Wyler wrist watch

Sterling silver jewelry

Native American, Mexican, Northwest, ethnic, Asian, etc.

Sterling silver and amethyst necklace, bracelet, and earring set by Los Castillo

Modernist sterling necklace and bracelet set by Hans Hansen

Antique Chinese silver belt

.800 silver Egyptian belt

Sterling silver charm bracelets

Sterling necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, etc.

Many group lots of sterling silver jewelry

Many group lots of costume jewelry and bags lots of costume jewelry

Beaded necklaces

Pueblo necklaces

Costume and fashion jewelry

Rhinestone jewelry


1852 2 1/2 dollar US gold coin

Hopi and Navajo Indian silver commemorative coins

Group lot of proof sets, coins, and covers

Sterling silver flatware and hollowware

Set of six sterling silver goblets

Sterling silver bowls, creamer and sugar, small basket, flower bowl, pierced plate, wine coaster, etc.

Sterling mounted decanter

Sterling trophy/vase

Sterling silver flatware by Alvin

Sterling flatware by Freeman & Crankshaw

Sterling silver souvenir spoons

Sterling and enamel spoons Russia, Norway, Michaelson, etc.

English silver serving spoons

Large bright cut sterling ladle

Sterling and mother of pearl forks and knives

.800 silver mesh purse/evening bag

Silverplate flatware by Russell Wright from the MMA, 1987

Large set of silver plate flatware by Mappin & Webb

Five piece silver plate flatware setting by Buccellati


Several signed/numbered serigraphs/prints by Charley Harper

Airbrush painting by Benjamin Jorj Harris

Robert Indiana “Love” print

L/E print by Victoria Ryan

Colored photographs by Hugo Brehme 

Etching by Sydney Tushingham

Paintings and pastels by Cynthia Hazen Polsky

Painting on canvas by Anya Spielman

Watercolors by Henry Doane

Framed etching by Hedley Fitton

Acrylic by Bettyjo Norton

Late 19th century bronze of a Roman figure on marble plinth

Carved alabaster bust of Cesar

French needlepoint tapestry

Modernist L/E print by Edward Stevens

Aluminum sculpture of downhill skier by Chris Peterson

Multiple framed Japanese woodblock prints

Unsigned oil on canvas, landscape

Vintage Rolls-Royce advertising wall mirror

Other loose and framed prints and artwork


Large collection of all types of lighters!

Table lighters and pocket lighters by:

Ronson, Dunhill, Thorens, Zippo, Penguin, Myflam, Evans, Douglas, Orlik, Zenith, Capitol, Cartier, Beney, KW, Nassau, Lancel, Quercia, Colibri, Parker, Henry, and more! 

Huge selection of all forms of lighters: figural, glass, sterling silver, undersized objects, trench art, piano's, cameras, pistols, animals, advertising, birdcage, barrels, oversized pocket lighters, telephones, airplanes, automobiles, etc.

Striker lighters

Ray Schumacher jump spark cigar lighter

Antique hand crank cigar lighter

Box lots of lighters

Box lots and group lots of lighter parts, pieces, and repair/lighter maintenance items

Smoking pipes and accessories

Collectible ashtrays


Cigarette cases and compacts

Large collection of blue and white Staffordshire porcelain, teapots, creamers, bowls, plates, platters, etc.

Orientalia: cloisonné, porcelain, carved soapstone, Chinese egg shell, blue and white porcelain, large rose canton bowl, etc.

Persian enamel on metal vase

17th century Japanese sword/katana by Yamato Yasutsugu/Yasutsugi/Yasuji

Pair of celadon storage containers with Pan Pacific exhibit labels from the Siam [Thailand] Pavilion, Pan Pacific International Exhibition, 1915, San Francisco. 

Two Steuben glass vases

Studio pottery vase by Jade snow Wong

Ceramic/pottery bird cage

Opera glasses

Pocket barometer

1930 Oakland Tribune model airplane contest award/medal

Vintage Dennis the Menace matches

Energy policy analysis expedition medal

Vintage nudes playing cards

Northwest dresser top box


Royal Doulton figurines and character jug

Pal knife

Ostrich eggs on stands

Canes and walking sticks

Antique Western bit and spur

Vintage bookends

Mexican and Southwest pottery

Seth Thomas clock

Seiko clock

Many small Art Deco desk clocks

French and Italian porcelain/pottery

Quimper, Delft, Deruta, etc.

59 pieces of Lenox “Pine” china/porcelain dishes

60 pieces of Arabia “Anenome" stoneware

71 pieces of Lenox “Essex” china/porcelain

Glass: Cut to clear, depression, elegant, Murano, Hoya, Boda, Kosta, art glass, and more

Iittala Ateenan Aamu clear glass hanging sculpture still in box

Dansk stainless flatware

Vintage model ship, needs love…

Vintage Aurora racing car toys/games in boxes

Hasbro Amaze-a-matics 

Two vintage lunch boxes

Group of (played with) Hot Wheels/Matchbox toy cars

San Francisco Giants baseball bobble heads

Vintage Jensen toy steam engine

Breyer horses

Some rocks and minerals


Vintage beaded dress

Coach purse

Vintage scarves

Pair of Italian leather boots

Two pairs of contemporary designer jeans

Leather flight jacket by Golden Bear leather

Linens and embroidery

Vintage storage boxes containing: thread, old lace, buttons, and binding

Olympus OM – 1 and 35 RC camera lot with lenses

Canon TL QL camera lot

Columbia Grafonola record/disc player

Homemade violin in case

Vintage Franz Fromm zither in case

Antique scale

Vintage portable multi drawer dentist cabinet

Vintage Ronson lighter parts cabinet

Vintage military ammo boxes

Technics receiver and double cassette deck

Sony double cassette deck

Vizio HDTV being sold with Polaroid DVD player

Blackburn track stand new in box

Oreck “Orbiter” floor polisher and group of buffing pads and accessories

Industrial stand

Coleman lantern

Coleman dome tent

Braun hand blender

Vornado fan

Vintage rotary phone

Kitchen items


Vintage tabletop butcher block

Small selection of DVDs and CDs

Leather bound books

Fleamarket dwellers cart

Iron sundial

Antique potato peeler in original carrying case

Carry on luggage/travel bags

Dealers portable showcase

and a little more…


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