Lancaster Historic Farm House Estate Sale

1921 Nokomis Road

Lancaster, TX 75146




~Lancaster Historic Farm House Estate Sale~

Good day, folks! Come on out and visit us this weekend, starting November 17th in Old Lancaster, at the historic Winniford House. There is easy access from either I-35E or I-45 South at Beltline Road. It’s just a straight shot south of the “Big D” and a hair north of Red Oak, Texas! This property is situated on 150-plus lush acres surrounded by horse pastures and gorgeous oak trees. Arrive through the heavily treed drive and pass the main house to enter into the slightly uneven terrain at the old barn. You will just fall in love with the stunning views. That’s what the previous owner loved about it, too! 

Winn Morton had incredible taste and style, which translates into every choice in the house. The Winniford House was built in 1913 and designed with the typical foursquare plan of a Prairie School style home. It features a large hipped roof, dormers and many distinctive multi-light windows. The residence has been little altered but retains most of its original furnishings and other fittings. The home was restored by Morton and his partner, Harry Lewis, in 1977, but the character of the house remains otherwise intact. 

The late Winn Morton (1928 – 2022) had an impressive legacy, spanning seven decades.  His experiences include running off to join the circus in his early teens, being accepted at the Ringling School of Art, attending the Parsons School of Design, and joining the United Scenic Artists Union. Morton’s early career highlights included “The Arthur Godfrey Show” at CBS, the Roxy Theater, and the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. Bandleader Guy Lombardo also engaged Morton for 17 years to design hundreds of costumes for the Jones Beach Marine Theater. He was also retained as Art Director for Six Flags Show Productions.

One of Morton’s greatest passions was designing circus costumes for the Hanneford Circus and Circus Vargas. He created costumes for their performers, ringmasters, and even elephants. One of Morton’s most noted achievements was “The Living Unicorn” for the 115th Edition of the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1985.

Morton’s accomplishments include designing costumes and sets for the Texas Rose Festival for 35 years, as well as designing extravagant charity balls and lavish parties for prominent Dallas socialites throughout the 1980s and 1990s.

In 2019, film producer and director Ashley Bush also made a short film titled “The Queen’s New Clothes” which captured the essence of Winn Morton and the scope of his work. It is available on Amazon for viewing for those with inquisitive minds!

The Estate of Winn Morton features some super finds in the home this week that you’ll have to see to appreciate! With a fine eye, many were selected from the East Coast, as well as Texas. Many were restored and brought back to their former beauty and are even better than new! Please make sure to map the address just in case there is no prominent street signage! Look for our DES signs. Come by to see us and say ‘hello’ to the gang! There’s something here for everyone, and it ALL has to go!!

** Current pictures posted are just to give a feel for the style of sale. Not all items pictured may be available at the sale. Final pictures will be posted week of November 15th. 

⏪Address & Parking Informations⏩

Sale address to be released at 5AM Thursday morning. This property will have a designated entrance and separate exit. DO NOT park on the street as it is a small, two lane county road with little or no shoulder. Drive into the property entrance pass the house.. parking will be in the south side of the pasture across from the barn(short walk) Please follow signage already put out. Do not block the area between the trees on the barn side of the aisle as the exit access will be through there FYI. Please wear appropriate foot attire for walking through grassy areas.. this is a farm in a rural area.


Mask are always optional and appreciated.

There will be monitored AND limited entry for this sale. Please be patient.. social distancing in line is required! If you are unable to follow guidelines/requests you will be ASKED to leave. If you do not agree with our simple requests or guidelines, you may leave. Shoppers will be let in appropriately when capacity and spacing permits. Lastly, we value each one of you! Your cooperation in these matters is always appreciated!


!•! ATTENTION !•! There will be a Police presence at this property to assist us with crowd control and traffic. There WILL be limited entry to help maintain safety for everyone. Please be on your best behavior.. your cooperation in these matters is always appreciated! !•!


!•!ATTENTION!•! This home is equipped with a monitored alarm system and surveillance equipment. Any and all(if present) higher end items, jewelry and precious metals are removed nightly.. thank you!


!•! ATTENTION!•! Absolutely NO BAGS/PURSES and NO children at this sale folks as per the homeowner’s request! We reserve the right for any bag to be checked prior to leaving. Separately, leave the little ones at home with a sitter. Your cooperation in these matters is always appreciated!! 



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Let’s get started..


All the cool things are up front with Jose, Linda and Carol.. an assortment of Sterling, Vintage Jewelry, Jan Barboglio, Jay Strongwater, Baccarat and Lalique Glass, Tiffany & Co Glass, Kosta Boda Paper Weight, Antique Victorian Mesh Purses, Fleur De Lys Traveling Clock, Vintage Pin Cushion, La Mode Feminine Mini Set, Vintage Beaded Purses, Daum Crystal Dachshund, Staffordshire Dogs, Old bit Boxes, German Pickelhaube, Prussia Helmet Emblem, Buffalo Bills Wild West Show 1887 Belt Buckle, Barnum & Bailey’s 1908 Belt Buckle, Small Russian Pill Box, Hickok Pioneer Finer Belts 14k Gold Buckle US WWI, SOUTHERN CROSS OF HONOR, 1899 Indian Head Pendant, Pince Nez and Various Antique eyeglasses, Vintage Cat Eye Glasses, Dior Beaded Cuff Links, Signed Emmett Kelly Clown Photo to Vintage Domino’s just to name a few items!

..more items throughout:

  • Sterling Flatware by Wallace- ‘Grand Colonial’ and ‘Rose Point’..
  • 18th Century (1789) Pennsylvania Dutch Wall Cabinet..
  • Early 20th Century Library Table and Settee, Chesterfield Sofa and Wingback Chairs.. 
  • Antique Sheraton Style Drop leaf Work Table and late 18th Century/early 19th Century one drawer Harvest Table..
  • From Bucks County, PA: Antique French Armoire (18th Century) with Grape Basket Weave..
  • Mission/Craftsman Furniture- Upholstered Rockers(Stickley?) and RARE Secretary Desk..
  • Antique Victorian Caned Bottom Chairs, vintage Oak Boling Arm Chairs, Spindle back Chairs to Eastlake Side Tables and Primitive Farmhouse Tables..
  • Two Four Poster Queen sized Beds..
  • 3-Section Lawyer’s Barrister Bookcase, Antique Wells Fargo Lockbox to a 12 Drawer Architectural Drawing Cabinet..
  • Antique Victorian Hand Painted Plates, Thomas Sevres Bavaria plates and RC Versailles Bavarian Salt & Pepper Shakers..
  • Several Antique and Primitive Chests and Trunks, Antique Italian Chest (17th Century) and Antique Carpenter’s Chests..
  • Several Tea Tables, Antique Wooden Lanterns (18th Century) to several Oil Lamps, Antique Dishware to Primitive Plate Racks and Food Pantry..
  • Vintage Enameled Metal/Wood Table with Sponge Work detail to Vintage Baskets..
  • Antique Caned Victorian Reclining Wooden Wheelchair in working condition..
  • China by Wedgwood- Gloria, Red Spode, Haviland Limoges, Castleton China- Belrose, Prussia China, Blue Willow China and Transfer-ware, Dansk Dinnerware, Sakura Porcelain Dinnerware, Johnson Brothers- Tokio, Fitz & Floyd, Independence Ironstone and Antique Majolica circa 1880..
  • Some Silver plated Serving Pieces and Pewter, Holiday Party Servers and more..
  • MCM Barware, Etched Decanters and Glassware by Thomas Hawkes(Steuben), Pressed Glass Depression Stemware, Fostoria, Towle Stemware, Waterford, Vietri Glasses and Hersey glass basket..
  • Jan Barboglio Chargers, Tureen/Chafer and Casserole Dishes..
  • Pyrex casserole dishes, Corning Ware, Vintage Cast Iron Pans, Anchor Hocking, Hand Wrought Aluminum Plates, Vintage Glasses to Paul Sebastian Mugs, Ocean Thailand Glassware and other miscellaneous kitchen..
  • Mexican Talavera pieces and Mexican Etched Glassware..
  • Antique Indian-head Stoneware and Crocks..
  • Chinese Imari to a 19th Century Asian Tansu..
  • HUGE Copper Caldron, several Antique Brass and Glass Oil Lamps to Brass Reflector Oil Lamps..
  • An Early Santo from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico..
  • Elephants!!! Elephant figurines, Sconces, a 1/2 Moon Elephant Base Table, Artwork and Books, Antique Circus Posters with Elephants, Carved and Painted Indian Elephant..
  • BOOKS!! We have some rare to super fun Books this week! **Circus and Numerous Fashion Topic Books- signed Zandra Rhodes, signed Versace, Tom Ford, Signed story of La Madeleine, Thierry Mugler, Theatre in the Round signed Margo Jones and others. 1st Edition Givenchy Style, TONS of Circus Topics, Circus Magazines and Programs to Advertising and others..
  • Vinyl Records and LP’s..
  • Vintage Circus Posters from Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey to Circus Vargus..
  • Winn Morton Fashion and Stage Sketches, Ring Master Jackets and Top Hats..
  • Texas Rose Festival Souvenirs..
  • MCM (Mid Century) Credenza, Paul McCobb for Calvin Dresser, Mid Century End Tables and Vintage Magnavox Radio/Record Player..
  • Antique Victorian Wicker Patio Furniture..
  • Several Planters and Terracotta Pots to choose from..
  • Modular Desk with Hutch, File Cabinets and Architectural Drafting Tables..
  • Whirlpool Energy Efficient Washer and Dryer..
  • Several great Tools and garage finds.. 

Come see us this weekend!


~Artists, Artwork & Callouts:

JJ Audubon- ‘Red Throated Diver’; Winn Morton- ‘Circus Mardi Gras’; Robert Davison- ‘Le Triomphe de Le Temps’ and ‘The Dance’ to name a few. 

Other Artists include Harry Lewis and T. Garrigan. House also includes several 19th Century Portraits and Photographs.

** Several other incomplete pieces and canvases to choose from..


~Rug & Callouts:

1- Bokara (Pakistan) 14’x10’

2 – Kerman (Iran) C. 1940 11’7”x8’5”

3 – Bidjar (Iran) 14’10”x5’10”

4 – Indo Tabriz (India) 14’5”x10’

5 – Malayer (Iran) 4’2”x6’4”


~Men’s Clothing: Dressy duds for the guys this week.. great names like Burberry, Jos A. Bank, Brooks Brothers, Peter Millar, Hart Schaffner Marx, Robert Graham, Missoni Sport, Ralph Lauren, Polo, Bugatchi and Desigual to name a few.. (size L) Shoes by Rockport, Johnston & Murphy, Cole Haan and Giorgio Armani (Size 11ish) Hats by Resistol and some Beaver Hats..




** It is THE purchasing Party’s responsibility to verify ANY and/or ALL Brand’s authenticity PRIOR to purchase. There will NOT be any refunds or exchanges on items assumed to be authenticated. The Dallas Estate Sellers makes NO guarantee of authenticity. **




!•! ATTENTION!! Please bring SUFFICIENT help for handling/carrying LARGE, H-E-A-V-Y items and furniture pieces. It is NOT our responsibility to move your objects. Thank you! !•!




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