Trésor Estate Sales of Newport announces the Carriage House Contents sale at the splendid French-style chateau, “The Orchard,” home of TED creator, Richard Saul Wurman and best-selling novelist, Gloria Nagy.  

The estate sale, featuring more than 1,000 items, is on Saturday May 21 & Sunday May 229am – 3pm.  “The Orchard” is located at 180 Narragansett Avenue, Newport.  This sale has a richly eclectic selection of items; highlights include: 


  • Biedermeier, Eames, Herman Miller furniture 
  • Sleigh and twin beds, chaise lounges, bar stools, club chairs, Oriental carpets

Gym, sports, spa, pool equipment: 

  • Water rower, cross country ski machine, Thai massage mat, folding massage tables, new inversion table, massage chairs, folding bicycle, golf clubs, pool weights & belts 

Large selection of artwork: 

  • signed prints, posters (Jim Dine, Peter Max, Lucien Freud, Saul Sternberg), photography, glass

Other Items

  • Fascinating TED memorabilia, 
  • cameras & several Apple computers (some new in box), 
  • wine cabinet, 60 bottles of vintage wines, 
  • albums, books galore, DVD’s, CD’s, 
  • mink swing coat & vest, 
  • a/c window units, dog crates, gates, storage racks, housewares 
  • outdoor furniture & plants
  • And so much more!

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Trésor Estate Sales of Newport makes every attempt for ease of purchase: 

  • Trésor accepts cash, and all major credit cards (MC, Visa, Amex, Discover) for sales over $25.  Checks are accepted with proper id for up to $250.  
  • Shopping bags, limited supply of boxes and packing material are supplied. 
  • Trésor can help move some items to buyers’ vehicles and has access to a fee paid moving service at “The Orchard” on Sunday May 22. 
    For this sale, Trésor offers one week for removal of items from the property.    
  • Items are marked down 25-50% on Sunday May, 22.  
  • All sales are final. No returns.

At a Glance:

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