Mid-Century Modern Estate Sale in Pasadena–Furniture, Decorative Items and More!
3645 Landfair Ave, Pasadena CA 91107 09/20/2019
Our client was a great lady from Germany and loved her culture and loved to travel . She was a teacher at a primary school and then on to UCLA where she taught German and her culture to many.She loved to read and play the piano.
When she found her dream house here in Pasadena she furnished it with very simple light wood which happened to be teak and walnut . In today’s terms its called “MID – CENTURY MODERN.” She was a head of her time and bought what she liked . Her furniture was well used and was covered when not in use . As she got older her and her son lived there and it became a ” Little Diamond in the Rough” nice on the inside just needs a little work on the out. Her son is talking about flipping the house maybe it would be something you would be interested in ??
As you enter the house you will find a nice pair on MCM teak framed sofas about 9 feet each still with there original fabric so you might want to update it and same goes for the teak framed recliner still in great working order just might want an update. Great pole lamp that was her favorite that she read by. Her taste reflexs through out the house.She has a fantastic German parlor grand black lacquer ” BLUTHNER ” piano !! Along with small teak tables, cork lamps, signed glassware , studio pottery , collectibles , accessories and much more.
When you turn the corner there is great family dining room set . A large MCM Svend Madsen teak table w 3 large leaves and 8 teak MCM Moreddi slated /curved back side dinning chairs. There you’ll find two large collections of Rosenthal handpainted dinner ware with a lot of serving pieces . So there is enough for everyone ?? There is misc crystal stemware ,cut crystal, few misc sets of dishes and household items. We do have a nice larger O’keefe & Merritt chrome top stove,lighted top ,salt& pepper, clocks and cover ..in working order nothing broke just needs a little TLC.There’s a May Tag washer/dryer that are older but work great along with a whirlpool refrigerator.
In the bedrooms we have a nice 7 pc MCM walnut B/R set , a few pieces of clothing from her era,misc collectibles form her travels, different types of linens, aprons, etc from Germany which she enjoyed and larger collection of books also in German and locally.
Outside we have a few misc tools , patio sets, Christmas ,misc holiday ,large walnut coffee table a few pieces of furniture that needs some work and so much more..
Something we all might be interested in is a Prindle16 foot catamaran w/sail and trailor, Banshee sail boat w/trailer and a hydroplane small boat. This sale has a lot of interesting collectible stuff . Hope to see you here ” Remember It is ONE DAY ONLY ”