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Please your eyes at Potomac estate sale June 13-14

by Christopher Lancette
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Asian art at Potomac estate sale

Asian art abounds at Potomac estate sale

Our next big estate sale on June 13-14 at 9604 Sotweed Drive in Potomac, Maryland will provide all kinds of pleasure for your eyes – and chances to pump up your muscles, too. This humongous home is brimming with a wide array of fine art from oil on canvas paintings to art glass and countless other signed pieces of eye candy. It also houses an impressive home gym that compliments a collection of sports gear and memorabilia. Love Asian art? Potomac has it.

Love Mid-Century Modern? Covered. Fine jewelry including gold, silver and high quality watches? Of course. And don’t forget the tools and hardware. There’s a mini Home Depot in the basement. Wrap that all up with a fascinating mix of collectibles, kitchenware, rugs, vintage cameras, clocks, books, records and a smattering of toys and U.S. Navy ship plaques and you’ve got one humdinger of a sale.

Better yet, we haven’t even made it to all the rooms yet so stay tuned to Orion’s Attic for more details in the weeks ahead. Check out some 800 photos and counting in our Potomac estate sale photo album and keep looking for more shots as the event draws closer. Check out a video tour of the home here or on the middle left of OrionsAttic.com. The sale runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. No early birds. Numbers will be handed out to early arrivers. [Also note that if you buy large furniture or exercise equipment, we will work with you to schedule a time you can return to the home with a larger vehicle and help to transport those items. No large purses, bags or boxes will be allowed into the home.] Address will be posted here the day before the sale. You can also sign up for our e-newsletter at OrionsAttic.com to find out about other upcoming events.

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Signed bronzes are always crowd please

Potomac estate sale highlights:

Art: Peter Grimord signed metal, wood and wire kinetic sculpture (mounts to wall), large original charcoal and mixed media painting of pair of lions by acclaimed endangered species artist A.E. London, Thomas Pradzynski (Poland, 1951-2007) signed limited edition serigraph, Inuit Eskimo stone carving (signed), multiple signed bronze sculptures including one by Nick Sotiriadis, Hopi pot and plate, beaded Costa Rican mask, Daniel Keith spherical vessel (large wood ball)

Oil on canvas by Jack Prudnik, Jim Lewk signed copper and stone sculpture of sailing scene, “The Executive” metal folk art piece of a man at his desk, signed lithograph of lighthouse scene with American flag, mother and child stone sculpture, Achatit Germany wood carving of beautiful woman’s face, Jane Wooster Scott signed lithographs “Happy Birthday Hollywood” and “The Gulls of Maine,” Robert Sargent singed lithograph, Orca Baily signed lithograph

Art glass: Murano Glass figurines, Daum France signed glass fish and signed bear (Mid-century modern), tall cobalt blue signed vase, Mark Sudduth (Contemporary) Line Series glass vessel, small bird with swirling colors, Porsche, Stephen Schlanser signed vase, American Brilliant Cut glass collection, Waterford crystal, Riedel Tyler Decanter (Mid-century), Baccarat crystal bunny, Sawrovski crystal bears, Van Teal Lucite Tic-Tac-Toe set, collection of Herend animals

Fine collection of Asian decorative arts including and Chinese antique Huanghuali jewelry box, Chinese red agate carnelian carving teapot, Japanese Hisahi Otsuka lithographs, collection of Chinese Jinshan peasant paintings, huge carved wood wall relief, Koji Pottery Foo Dogs

Bar and Barware: Gekkeikan sake set, vintage sake set, Hofbrauhaus Munchen German stein, martini glass (Leonardo Germany), Riedel Tyler Decanter (Mid-century), Riedel stemware, wine accessories including bottle stoppers, bar stools (set of four)

Books: Books on wide range of topics including architecture, art, golf, leadership, travel, wine

Cameras: Rolleiflex Baby Grey, Brownie Reflex, Argus Seventy-Five, Polaroid OneStep 600, Minolta Maxxum 7000i

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One of several gold watches for men

Clocks and watches: Jaeger Lecoultre Atmos 15 jewel clock, Staiger quartz clock, men’s vintage watches including 14K Concord Mariner Quartz with Date (14K band), 14K Zodiac Hermetic Automatic (working), and 14K Jules Jurgensen Automatic (working).

Clothing and Accessories: Designer beaded handbags, purses, Smathers & Branson needlepoint belt size 38 in wooden box,

Collectibles: Coca-Cola Classic bottle in heavy acrylic or Lucite case, Herend Hungary Fishinet figurines, B&G (Bing & Grondahl) figurines, Hummel figurines, Lilliput Lane Runswick Houses, Alvin sterling silver flatware set (La Scala pattern) in box, Judaica including Hanukkah Menorah signed by Yankel Ginzburg and Miriam’s cup by Irene Helitzer

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Brueton Mid-century modern coffee table

Electronics: Samsung flat screen TV on stand, stereo speakers, hundreds of CDs and DVDs, Infinity floor-standing speakers (Kappa-7), Panasonic LCD TV (32?), Sony AV Receiver (STR-DH820) , Bose speaker system (Acoustimass 5 Series II) , Infinity subwoofer (BU-1), Yamaha receiver (RX-V465), Infinity center channel speaker, Snell floor-standing speakers, Samsung Flat screen TV (40-plus inches) and stand

Furniture: Brueton Mid-century modern coffee table, Roche Bobois Tracadero bookcase, EKO Stressless chair and ottoman, Stickley desk, Stickley book case, Stickley end table, black chaise lounge, Marblex black granite-topped side table, Stefano Cevoli Yuky lamp (Italian), Mid-Century Modern credenzas (pair), couch, bureau, stools, side tables, Barcelona-style chair; Thos Moser bench, leather tub chairs (pair), sectional sofa, dressers, glass side tables/hall tables

Home décor: Miniature Asian fan on stand, vintage AKTA Dala Hemsslojd Tillverkare Grannas & Olsson’s H.P. (Sweden) blue horse, South American clay pottery sculpture of man driving bus with woman hanging on top, chocolate-colored Labrador signed by North Carolina artist,   Kovacs portable lamp, Pimpernel North American Water Birds coasters, thumb piano gourd, six-foot-tall leaning mirror with crocodile hide or faux crocodile hide border, Rosenthal Versace Jungle ashtray, Susan Ward platter, Arnulfo Vazquez Tonala Mexican ceramic charger, Russian trinket box Fairy Tale by Sonov

Home Office: Fountain pen by Taccia, Lamy fountain pen with 14k nib, Tumi leather laptop briefcase, CombBind c95e binding machine and supplies, Fellowes paper shredder, heavy duty stapler, Plantronics CS70 wireless office headset system, office chairs

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Platinum and diamond bracelet comes with beautiful gift box

Jewelry: Lots of fine jewelry of precious metals and precious stones, including a gorgeous platinum and diamond (w/ 14K top) filigree bracelet; a set of necklace, bracelet and earrings of lapis lazuli and 14K; two jade pendants with gold, 14K charm bracelets, a 14k and pearl anklet, a number of gold and sterling silver items from necklaces, pendants, earrings, rings, and cufflinks, perfume compacts by designer, and other costume jewelry.

Kitchenware: Henry Cavanaugh signed and hand-painted cookie jars (taxi and convertible car), kitchen electronics, Dansk plates and bowl, mugs, flatware, glassware, china, utensils, Heinrich China white & gold 76 piece service for 12, coasters, napkin holders, etc.

Records: Smattering of records including from the Beatles to Billy Joel (haven’t gone through them all yet)

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Joe Theismann Washington Redskins autograph

Rugs: Half dozen or so Oriental and Middle-Eastern style rugs and runners.

Sports memorabilia and gear: including from the worlds of golf, tennis, pro football and baseball. some 160 golf, tennis and baseball caps (the golf caps over courses, tournaments and makers all over the world), tennis caps including many years of U.S. Open. Baseball caps include Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, football cap (Green Bay Packers), Tiger Woods bobble head doll and Tiger Woods limited edition card, golf ball collection in multiple showcases representing major tournaments such as The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, courses, equipment makers and more, divot repair tool collection from the Master’s at Augusta National Golf Club, Congressional Country Club, Red Sky Golf Club, Ritz-Carlton and more, signed Augusta National Golf Club print “The 18th Holly,” by Linda Hartough, wide range of ball markers, small wood golf bag carving, autograph collection includes Joe Theisman signed mini helmet, Lindsay Davenport (tennis) signed t-shirt, blues legend Buddy Guy signed t-shirt, Super Bowl 33 money clip, Super Bowl XXXIII pins commemorating Miami as host, U.S. Open (tennis) finals tickets in cases, Cal Ripken Upper Deck, Nugent pinball machine (machine is working as we just had it serviced)

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Pump yourself up at our Potomac estate sale

Sports Equipment: The Putting Arc, impressive home gym including multi-station gym, Keys Fitness stretching machine, True ES 9.0 upright bike, Trotter by Cybex treadmill, Precor  EFX 546 Elliptical, Concept 2 Rowing Machine, NordicTrack Elliptical, free weights on Pyramid stand, tennis rackets, golf gloves, Specialized Dolce Comp Men’s Bike with high-end components, Bridgestone MB-2 bike

Stamps: Album of U.S. Plate Block stamps from 1 cent to 5 cents, 1950s U.S. un-cancelled stamps, decorative albums of Chinese stamps for the years 2001 and 2002

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Tons of tools available at our Potomac estate sale

Tools: Workshop full of power and hand tools and hardware including wood planers, drill and drive sets, drills, sanders, sump pump, video connectors, plumbing supplies, all kinds of cable and electrical wire, pressure gauges, pliers, screwdrivers, drill bits, hacksaw blades, leather punches, micrometers, screws, nuts, bolts, chisels, putty knives, brackets, wall anchors, lettering equipment, saws, auto emergency tool sets

Toys: Vintage Mickey Mouse stuffed animal and several large bins of other stuffed animals, Michael Jackson doll, model planes, several bins of dolls including Madame Alexander and Cabbage Patch Kids, a few vintage Tonka trucks, vintage leather cap gun holster,

Trading Pins: Massive collection of Hard Rock Café pins, Olympic pins, NFL pins and more —  filling five showcases (probably 400 or more pins)

U.S. Navy memorabilia including caps from USS Bulkeley and USS Fulton; USS Ship Plaques for USS Seawolf, Greenling, Pollack, Gato, Fulton, Nautilus, Jack, Tringa, Dace.

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