Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Large Estate Sale of Joe and Betty Bailey, 2010 N. Locust St., Denton

 Estate Sale of Joe and Betty Bailey, 
The Baileys were long affiliated with
UNT and Selwyn School.
The house they lived in for 40 years contains a varied and interesting accumulation of stuff including  family heirlooms, manyitems going back to early 19thC.  They were bibliophiles,  amateur ornithologists, collectors  of shells, dolls, baskets, textiles, signed art, great ethnographic items from their  travels. 
She was a skilled decoupeur and the sale includes many examples of exquisite decoupage work, as well a multitude of art supplies and undecorated blanks.
Here's a partial list of what's there:
19th C  cherry corner cab, 
Cherry table & sideboard, 
Walnut rope bed,
Birdseye maple bedroom suite
Hand knotted and Navajo rugs
Deco armoire, 
50's vanity, 
French Provincial living room furniture
Stained glass saloon door, 
Fabric and crafts supplies, 
Linens, some quite old, kitchen, decoupage pieces, 
Vintage clothes from 1900 through the 70's plus lots of quality small size ladies garments. 
1924 Wedding dress, veil, shoes, corsage holder
Rudi Fox cards,
Unframed prints and portfolios (Tom Lea Longhorns)
Wurlitzer grand piano and other musical instruments
Older Navajo jewelry
Textiles and art from all over the world and from when they lived in Liberia
Gigantic doll collection
Fancy glass and crystal including a 119 pc, service for 12, Theo Haviland Rosalinde
Pair of large Waterford table lamps
Lladros, Lenox, Heisey, Fostoria, Candlewick, DAR plates, Franklin Mint
Vintage cooking and kitchen
Antique childs electric range, mini Eastlake dresser, high chair, and C 1900 preambulator
Coin silver, old pewter
Rare John B Taylor (Kentucky) cowboy pitcher and mug set
Antique trunks, copper clothes boiler
Wonderful collection of books back to 1820's, 70+ of which are bird books

9/6-9/8, Fri 8-5, Sat 9-5, Sun, 11-5, (50% off)
cash, credit card, checks.
Access limited Fri morning, No children or large handbags.

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