Nightingale Inn Wenham, MA Estate Sale
356 Grapevine Road
Sat Aug 18th 9-3 & Sun Aug 19th 9-3
INDOOR RAIN OR SHINE
The Nightingale Inn, nestled in scenic Cape
Ann in Wenham was built in 1910 by Arthur D. Little, the famous entrepreneur who discovered acetate, and went on to build
a multi-national corporation. Later, John and Augusta Nightingale owned this historic 8,000 sq foot + residence,
complete with horse barns, fountains, pools and gazebos abutting Audubon land and expanded it to its current state.
Augusta is a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson. President and Nancy Reagan once stayed at this residence,
as well as astronauts and other celebrities. The home features grand reception halls, staircases, hand-painted
Zuber wall covering depicting the complete 1849 El Dorado scene. Magnificent, well-appointed rooms and grounds
make this an exceptional event.
Consignworks is pleased to offer the complete contents of this estate. Furniture, decorative items and accent pieces, lawn, garden -- everything will be sold on the weekend of AUG 18TH. This is certainly a truly special event, not only to acquire beautiful pieces of furniture, rugs, art, sterling and more, but to treasure one of the North Shore gems before it transitions to a private residence. Come enjoy the spectacular setting and have fun with a little shopping! All major credit cards and cash are accepted. A police detail will guide you to proper parking areas. Do not miss, see you there! There will be several selling areas in addition to the main home. The estate features rooms and rooms and buildings with dozens of fine furniture items, most in Chippendale and English styles, including a Chippendale style dining room, settees and fainting couch, many parlor chairs throughout the estate, end tables, foyer tables, demi-lune tables, chests, and other furniture pieces. Leather chairs, recliners, desks, lamps, glass top tables. Several bedroom sets including canopy beds, a bedroom set in cherry Shaker styling, and classic mahogany styles, a king sleigh bed, cast iron bed, 1920s vanity, and other bedroom furniture. There are dozens of beautiful area rugs and runners. At least (5) 32 inch LCD TVs, dozens of fine prints, lithos, Kincaid paintings, pedestals. Beautiful tapestries adorn the foyer, Egyptian artwork and other items from around the world.
Porcelain figurines and chargers, a complete Wallace sterling silver service in the Grand Baroque pattern service for 12 with 8 pieces each. Dozens of other sterling pieces including candelabra, compotes, bowls serving pieces. Demitasse sets, tea sets, serving bowls and more. A nice Murano glass bird collection, Hutschenruther dessert and service sets. The entire contents of the kitchen and pantries, with fine china, Blue Onion china set, and so much beautiful glassware, pots, pans and other items fit for this grand estate. Decorative accents abound, and the window treatments are also for sale. A very large event tent! Dozens of pool and outdoor chairs, patio furniture -- 10 black iron tables with 4 chairs each, sunroom items, tables, grill. Treadmill, book collection, DVD collection, andirons, fridges, LG Stackable W&D, lockboxes, linens upon linens as well. The basement is chock full of extra items including more rugs, furniture including a mid Century Danish BR set, umbrella stands, marble sinks, Poulon Peg riding mower, lanterns, household items, tools and more. Two snowblowers, cast iron bathtubs, sinks, architecture items and just hundreds upon hundreds of other great finds. This is truly a once in a life time event, see you there!
Route 128 North. Only 30 minutes from Boston.Take Rte. 1A North toward Revere, to 60 West, to Rte. 1 North. On Rte. 1, stay to the middle as you drive under Rte. 129. As soon as you emerge from the underpass, bear to the right. Exit onto Rte. 128 North. Follow Rte. 128 North to exit 17. Exit 17 is Grapevine Rd. Make a right at the exit toward Beverly Farms. Nightingale Inn is located about 200 yards on the right.Visa/MC/Amex accepted. Numbers at 7:30 day of sale**.
Have a question about an item?
Items are significantly discounted, and sell very quickly,
so it always a good idea to get a number for early entry. However, due to the sheer volume of items at this sale, we will not be able to provide prices over the phone.
All items are priced at liquidation prices. Be sure to bring bags and boxes!
Email us at email@example.com . Call us at (508) 943-1818 --Best time is Friday 11-5.
|Arthur D. Little Residence||Fabulous Grounds||El Dorado Scenes||Pool Area||Kincaid Paintings|
|Chippendale Style Settee||Occasional Tables||Accent Pieces||Fainting Couch||Kincaid Painting|
|Mirrors Everywhere||Window Treatments||Artwork||Mirrors||Stands, more|
|Decorative Art||Jardinierres||Artwork||Accent Pieces||Victorian Style Sofa|
SOME ITEMS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE OR OTHER ITEMS ADDED. CONTACT US TO CONFIRM. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS & OMMISSIONS. PAYMENT TERMS: VISA/MC/AMEX or Cash. ALL SALES ARE
We pass out numbers starting at 7:30 the day of the sale, and call numbers in order at 9AM. You do not have to wait in line once you receive a number. We let in folks based upon the size of house but also ensure safety and protection, so please be patient as we try to accommodate everyone as quickly as possible. Don't forget to bring boxes, bags and wrapping materials. And most of all, have fun!
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