Traditional Home, LiveAuctioneers host May 3 Adamsleigh ShowHouse sale

Mercer Chair was designed by Lillian August for Hickory White. It has an Aiken Black fabric and a dry antique finish. Overall dimensions: W 30 inches, D 32 inches, H 35 inches. Estimate: $1,995-$2,535. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Mercer Chair was designed by Lillian August for Hickory White. It has an Aiken Black fabric and a dry antique finish. Overall dimensions: W 30 inches, D 32 inches, H 35 inches. Estimate: $1,995-$2,535. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

NEW YORK – Traditional Home magazine and LiveAuctioneers have announced an exclusive auction of select items featured in the 2013 Adamsleigh Estate ShowHouse in Greensboro, N.C. The auction will be hosted on Liveauctioneers.com on Friday, May 3, beginning at noon EDT Internet live bidding will be provided by LiveAucitoneers.com.

The historic Adamsleigh Estate was designed in 1928 for textile magnet John Hampton “Hamp” Adams, co-founder of Adams-Millis Corp., which was the first High Point-based company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The home boasts 33 rooms across 15,000 square feet, including 10 bedrooms. It sits on 13.5 acres that include pools, a lake, tennis courts, a gazebo and stone garage.

Traditional Home and the Junior League of Greensboro secured top national and local designers to design spaces throughout the residence to celebrate the history and grandeur of the property.

“We are thrilled to help restore the Adamsleigh Estate to its former glory and enable design lovers to enjoy a glimpse inside this magnificent home,” says Ann Maine, editor-in-chief of Traditional Home.

The home is open to the public for two weeks from April 20-May 5, and for the first time, design enthusiasts around the world will have the opportunity to bid on ShowHouse items through an association with LiveAuctioneers.

“We are delighted to be a part of this amazing showhouse and to help support the Junior League’s educational initiatives,” says Julian Ellison, LiveAuctioneers’ founder. “By hosting this exclusive auction, we can connect our customers with a new source of great design products chosen by top interior designers.”

A percentage of the auction proceeds will benefit the Junior League of Greensboro and its mission of promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Mercer Chair was designed by Lillian August for Hickory White. It has an Aiken Black fabric and a dry antique finish. Overall dimensions: W 30 inches, D 32 inches, H 35 inches. Estimate: $1,995-$2,535. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Mercer Chair was designed by Lillian August for Hickory White. It has an Aiken Black fabric and a dry antique finish. Overall dimensions: W 30 inches, D 32 inches, H 35 inches. Estimate: $1,995-$2,535. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Clayton Chair by Lillian August for Hickory White. It has an Umbria finish and Martin Blue fabric. Overall dimensions: W 32 inches, D 38 inches, H 47 inches. Estimate: $2,065-$2,585. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Clayton Chair by Lillian August for Hickory White. It has an Umbria finish and Martin Blue fabric. Overall dimensions: W 32 inches, D 38 inches, H 47 inches. Estimate: $2,065-$2,585. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Orleans wall sconce, five-light. Estimate: $530-$750. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Orleans wall sconce, five-light. Estimate: $530-$750. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Moss ball, cast-iron urn black. Dimensions: W 8 inches, D 8 inches, H 15 inches. Estimate: $89-$222. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.

Moss ball, cast-iron urn black. Dimensions: W 8 inches, D 8 inches, H 15 inches. Estimate: $89-$222. Adamsleigh ShowHouse image.