AJ And Bettye Hammer Givens Estate Sale

10 Miles West of I-27 on Olton Road or HWY 70 West of Plainview


A.J. Givens farmed and was a successful businessman. Bettye Hammer Givens was an accomplished artist, author and playwright; she authored eight novels and two books of poetry. She founded the summer writing workshop at the Paris American Academy in France and directed it every summer from 1984-2010. A.J. and Bettye were world travelers and enjoyed collecting fine art. The following pictures are some of their collection. James Pinson Interiors of Lubbock, Texas, Interior designer, designed and decorated the Givens home.

The Sale will start Thurday May 23, 2013 and will go throught Sunday May 26, 2013. Thursday - Saturday 9:00 to 6:00

Sunday 1:00 to 5:00

Payment with cash, credit or debit card. We have some boxes to pack the items, but with the amount of things if you want your items packed in boxes please bring some.

 

Entrance to the Givens home.

 

French marble mantle with gold ormolu

 

White and Green Carved Marble Mantle

 

Beautiful Brass Fireplace Fan

 

Enamel French Stove

 

French Goldleaf Chairs

 

Golden Onyx and Gold Ormolu Pedestal

 

Oriental Goldleaf Screen with handpainted raised design.

 

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French Marble Clock

 

Gold Ormolu Bronze Figure

 

Large Handcarved White Marble

 

French Chest with Marble Tops

 

I believe these were made possibly in the 1700's

 

Pair of Bombe Chest

 

Pair of Baker Bombe Chest, I think they could be Rosewood.

 

Baker Console Table

 

King Size Handcarved Bed

 

Pair of Victorian Chairs

 

Black Lacquer and Brass Tea Cart c. 1950's

 

Slant Front Desk

 

Victorian Metal Candle Table

 

Brass and Glass with Barley Twist Base Coffee Table

 

Large Pair of Oriental Lamps

 

Large Metal Figural Lamp

 

Large Pair of Blue and White Oriental Lamps

 

Large Oriental Lamp

 

Large Lamp 1950's

 

This is the custom made black lacquer and brass 1950's dining table. There are 2 arm chairs and 4 side chairs covered in moire silk design fabric. The following 4 pictures are of the dining room suite.

 

The dining table with the custom made tablecloth of the moire silk design fabric.

 

Black lacquer arm chair with the moire fabric.

 

Set of 4 black lacquer side chairs with moire fabric.

 

Black lacquer and brass 1950's Custon Made Buffet.

 

Curved 1950's Custom Made Sofa. The fabric has gold threads in it. The fabric matches the two chairs.

 

Pair of 1950's Custom Made Chairs with.brass legs and same fabric with gold threads.as on soda.

 

Close up of one of the chairs..

 

.Sofa custom made in the 1950's. black lacquer base with brass pieces.

 

Long coffee table custom made in the 1950's. Top and sides in brass with black lacquer shelf at bottom.

 

Black Leather sleeper sofa.

 

Large Victorian Style Leather Sofa

 

Custom Made Canopy Bed (2 pictures)

 

Custom Made Canopy Bed

 

Top of Wagon Wheel Table

 

Bottom of Wagon Wheel Table

 

Large solid brass and beveled glass mirror.

 

Large French Mirror with Painting at Top.

 

Waterford Crystal

 

Waterford Crystal

 

Lalique Crystal

 

Lalique Crystal

 

Lalique Crystal

 

Unusual Large Pieces of American Fostoria

 

Fenton Bowl

 

King Francis Silver Goblets

 

Pair of Silver Candelabra

 

Large Silverplated Pieces

 

Royal Crown Derby, Old Imari pattern, set of 12

 

Planter made for Neiman-Marcus

 

Set of 12 English Plates with Neiman-Marcus tag c.1846

 

Set of 9 made in Italy for Neiman-Marcus

 

12 Gold Etched Plated, Meinrich & Co. Selb Bavaria

 

Set of 12 Fitz & Floyd China

 

8 Boehm Plates

 

Bowl and Tray by Ma MagdaLena Nava

 

Some of the Real Jewelry

 

A very small part of the Costume Jewelry

 

Chanel Bag

 

Outstanding Beaded Piece

 

Beautiful full length Mink Coat.

 

Rain coat, full lined Mink, can be worn as mink coat.

 

Oil Painting

 

"Olga" Acrylic on Canvas by Joe Provence

 

Oil Painting by J. Green

 

Large Oil Painting by Jean Richard, Gold Medal FA

 

Painting

 

Large Watercolor

 

Oil Painting by A Michel

 

Large Oil Painting by Bettye Givens

 

Large Oil Painting by Bettye Givens

 

Oil Painting by Bettye Givens

 

Large Oil of Bettye

 

Oil Painting

 

Oil Painting

 

Minause Lithograph

 

Sculpture by Mona Purse

 

Sculpture by Bettye Givens

 

Sculpture by Bettye Givens

 

Large Sculpture

 

Handcarved Wood and Painted Wise Men

 

This is a small amount of the books.

 

Brass Box with Stones

 

Oriental Wood Carving

 

Zebra Drum

 

Motorola Portable TV, 1950's

 

This wagon has been kept in a barn and is in excellent condition. This would make an excellent chuck wagon. A.J. and Bettye drove it in parades and used it in some plays Bettye wrote.

 

Picture 2

 

Picture 3

 

Picture 4

 

1973 Chevrolet Sportscoach Motorhome, 71,350 miles. It has always been kept in a barn. Motor rund great and has a 4,000 watt electric plant. The following pictures show the motorhome.

 

Side view.

 

Other side.

 

Back view.

 

Front inside view.

 

View to back.

 

Kitchen Area

 

View to back.

 

Bath

 

Control Center

 

Front

 

Plaque