Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Estate Sale
of artist and collector 
Eli Leon

Friday - Saturday - Sunday
June 23 - 25
10 - 4 each day

5663 Dover Street, Oakland

The house is small but packed with the 
many objects Eli collected over a lifetime,
including but not limited to...

We will only be able to allow 20 people into the house
at opening. DO NOT wait on or line up on the stairs,
line up on the sidewalk. A caretaker is on site, please do not
bother her. Do not block driveways!
We accept Credit cards as a courtesy with a $40 minimum.

100's of pieces of green vaseline/uranium glass,
and jadeite & akro agate, tons of 1930's green kitchen implements,
antique stoneware pots, jugs, and bottles,
old graniteware, great vintage kitchen canisters,
large collection of antique meat grinders,
vintage green tin storage bins, collection of antique scales,
2 great vintage plastic radios, antique ice box,
lots of old flour sacks, and printed feedsack fabric,
3 sets of early victorian silverware,
lots of great old stools, and step ladders,
antique textiles from Pakistan, Uzbekistan, China,
Africa, Europe, etc.
silk embroidered and painted Chinese Banners c.1916
about 50 vintage and antique quilts,
many quilt pieces and tops,
(The bulk of Eli's extensive quilt collection will be for sale in July)
great old folk art painted dancing "Jigger",
1920's educational charts on silk production,
amazing collection of c.1900-1930's fabric sample books,
lots of vintage bakelite, great antique sewing implements
including very unusual scissors, 
lots of 1900-1930's rhinestone costume jewelry,
small amount of nice gold and silver jewelry,
beautiful antique silver ethnic jewelry,
carved bone dominoes and chess pieces,
old european playing cards,
american indian beaded leather gloves,
several antique indian baskets- Pima, Hupa, Apache, etc..
long strand of amber beads, old bone handled brushes,
WW1 era trench art type pointer made with bullets,
great collection of antique glasses and goggles,
unusual carved stone pipe, old knives,
advertising brushes, very old powder horns,
1853 first edition of "12 years a slave",
collection of small Chinese pots, 
2 American folk art heart shaped metal door mats,
early Victorian chip carved primitive Folk Art frame,
3 Victorian dome top steamer trunks,
misc. antique "doctors" bags, valises, and cases,
several old floor lamps, old Charlie McCarthy dummy,
tons of linens, fabric, crocheted pieces, 
4 nice Arts & Crafts era armoires, 3 old hoosier cabinets,
round oak dining table with chairs, 2 small pie safes, 
lots of paper ephemera- many early African-American photos,
lots of victorian tintypes, old advertising, pamphlets, postcards, etc..
3 bags full of old pens and pencils,,
antique folding rulers, old skeleton keys, cast iron weights,
antique tools & office supplies, large collection of old printed tins,
Mint condition antique Blickensderfer typewriter in case,
drawers full of neat things to rummage through,
many antique folding drying racks, 
1920's bed doll, charming 1920's clothespins bags,
African trade beads, antique marble top sink with brass fixtures,
lots of sewing baskets & fabric thread boxes,
beautiful Arts & Crafts bed, antique morris chair,
too much to list....

Monday, June 19, 2017