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Saturday, May 15, 2010 9am–5pm
Sunday, May 16, 2010 9am–5pm

Hello Everyone!

Since this is an especially large and important sale, we are extending our usual hours for both Saturday and Sunday.  Arrivals can be as early as 7:00 AM both days for parking and to get numbered tickets for first come/first served entrance to sale at 9:00 AM.  We do have plenty of parking area and we will have sheriff’s deputies to facilitate entrance and exit from the property.  However, we strongly recommend carpooling since the site is accessed by a ½ mile single-lane driveway. 

We will have food, seating, and other much-needed conveniences on site.   If you come early or anytime throughout the two days, there will be great things to buy. 


We look forward to seeing you.
Beth Gladwell

Location:  11970 Forest Road (Rte. 221), Forest, VA

Directions: From Lynchburg, take Rte 221 (Forest Road) toward Bedford.  From the new Kroger Store in Forest, the sale is three miles on right.  Watch for signs!

Sale includes exceptionally fine examples of antiques and collectibles from a long-held estate of descendants of two of the South’s most prominent industrialist families. 

Selling for Mr. and Mrs. R. Bryant Hare IV from the estate of Mr. Hare’s mother, Jane Schoolfield Tappero.  Mrs. Tappero’s parents were Mr. and Mrs. John Harrell Schoolfield Jr. of Danville.  Mr. Schoolfield’s family established Dan River Mills in Danville, VA and the family of Mrs. Schoolfield (nee Frank Higgins Hanes) established the Hanes Knitting Company in Winston-Salem, NC.

Partial listing:

Furniture: Upper Potomac Valley Federal inlaid Pembroke table, Southside Virginia walnut sugar chest, c. 1760-80 mid-Atlantic mahogany Chippendale Pembroke table, Biggs Chippendale sofa, Late Georgian mahogany commode, very nice Sheraton desk, exceptionally well carved English Chippendale stool, Chippendale side chair—possibly Virginia, Federal style mirrors, Federal style inlaid card tables, early 19c mahogany triple pedestal three-part dining table, small Queen Anne style drop leaf, oak joint stools, small oak drop leaf w/ barley twist legs, several antique corner chairs, maple Colonial Revival twin beds, late 18c walnut tilt top candlestand—likely North Carolina, Colonial Revival cherry twin beds including one pair tester beds, Henkel Harris king size poster type headboard, large lot old painted wicker including sofas, rockers, and unusual tables, cherry dressing table, Federal desk, maple kitchen cabinet, early 19c painted day bed, Georgian style bow front chest of drawers, Georgian hanging glazed door corner cupboard, late Georgian inlaid corner washstand, numerous pairs Victorian chairs, nice coffee tables w/ handtooled leather, English cutlery stand, Colonial Revival sewing stand, Colonial Revival slant front desk, English Arts & Crafts corner chair, Pair Empire side chairs, wing chairs, Sheraton style shaving stands, early 19c New England chest of drawers, very nice mahogany and tiger maple Chippendale style framed mirrors, corner cupboard gun case, antique drop leaf table, pairs slat back chairs, an upholstered chaise longue, dining, coffee, and occasional wrought iron tables, pair rosewood chairs, early 19c child’s bamboo turned Windsor chair, antique oak high chair, antique child’s rocking chair, child’s Empire style rocking chair, large walnut blanket chest w/ drawers, antique hutch cabinets, pair Empire style caned chairs, antique English Canterbury, and much more.

China, Glass and Silver: Greentown Racing Deer chocolate glass water pitcher, Child’s milk glass punch set, Lalique vase, children’s pattern glass items, elegant Depression glass, early pattern glass, fine early 20c silverplated breakfast server (melon tureen), fine William IV Sheffield plate soup tureen, Sheffield plate wine coolers, and much more, old Salem Academy and Salem College transferware plates, Reed & Barton Francis I sterling flatware svc/12, Kirk Repousse sterling svc/8 plus extras, Wedgwood Etruria Old Views of London, large lot decanters, cut glass, Staffordshire transferware, very nice matching s/p covered vegetables, Sheffield cake basket, antique s/p tea urn, collection of lusterware, and much more.

Miscellaneous: Exceptionally fine early 20c crystal chandelier, fox hunting collectibles including prints, very large lot handmade baskets including a Nantucket Lightship basket purse, a Charleston Sweetgrass basket purse, various Native American souvenirs and collectibles including sterling jewelry and belt buckles, Boehm collectible plates and figures, brand new Pariani close contact saddle, beautiful c.1900 French made regulator clock made for Tiffany & Co., June McKenna Santa figures, unusual lamps of all types, lg. lot tole painted trays, Currier & Ives prints including Marion’s Brigade Crossing the Pedee River, S.C.1778, antique oriental rugs, antique and modern hooked rugs, and much more.

Linens:Fine linens securely packed in trunks for over sixty years:  the most incredible selection of fine table cloths and napkins, placemats and napkins, breakfast sets, bridge sets, huge lot finger towels, numerous beautiful full and twin bed linens and pillow cases, early 20c and later hand made quilts, exceptional 1892 crazy quilt in very good condition, pair exceptionally fine 20c appliquéd and quilted twin bed quilts, and much more.

Would you like to know more about the sale? Please feel free to email us at engladwell@engladwell.com for more details about the items for sale.

Numbered tickets handed out at least an hour before opening each day for admission on a first come, first served basis.  Download our Procedures for Sale (.pdf)


Call 540-586-4567 morning of sale for weather update.

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