With plans to debut at its new Spring Branch location Oct. 9, the Lewis & Maese Auction Co. will host a moving sale Oct. 8 at its former location in Sawyer Yards, 1505 Sawyer St., Houston, to clear out more than 5,000 items.

The venue is run by David Lewis and Ernest Maese, a pair of art collectors who founded the enterprise in the mid-1980s.

A liquidation sale is set to take place at 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Sawyer Yards venue with the goal of unloading everything on hand, according to a Sept. 28 press release. The sale will feature antique furniture, art, accessories, jewelry and other home items, and everything will be priced at discounts between 30%-70%. Brands include Rolex, Cartier, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada and David Adickes, among others.

Specific items on sale, according to the release, will include:

  • chandeliers from the former Union National Bank building in downtown Houston;

  • several horse-drawn carriages;

  • a 7-foot Darth Vader statue; and

  • a collection of 19th century grandfather clocks.

The event will also feature live music and DJs as well as a train side speakeasy patio.

The new location can be found in a 12,500-square-foot building at at 7777 Blankenship Drive, Houston, near the Hempstead Road intersection in Spring Branch, according to the release.

Although the special event is set to take place Oct. 8, the sale will continue through January. Meanwhile, auctions at the new Spring Branch location will begin Oct. 9, starting with an auction of items from the estate of Gilbert Cuthbertson, a professor of political science at Rice University.

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