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Wild Ponies & an Artist's Inspiration

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Four-Day Sale
Thursday, May 30, 9 am – 2 pm
Friday, May 31, 9 am – 2 pm
Saturday, June 1, 9 am – 2 pm 
Sunday, June 2, 9 am – 2 pm (Half-price day!*)

Note: All our sale days now end at 2 pm.

* Blue Raven Estate Sales and our clients reserve the right to remove items from the 50% off discounts.

Past the village of Placitas, discover an artist's contemporary home full of households and a casita studio. This is a four-day sale to give you time over the weekend to visit us at least once. It is a full home with stylish contemporary kitchen dishes and tools, original art from the homeowner and her collection, linens, women's clothing, and more art supplies than you can imagine.


Artist, Gale J. Weaver
Gale, a dedicated lifetime artist, has explored an array of media throughout her career including watercolor, pastels, and acrylics. However, her true passion lies in the vibrant and expressive realm of oil painting. Specializing in plein air painting, Gale’s work captures the essence of nature’s beauty; with special attention to light and color.
Her artistic journey has taken her across numerous continents and countries, where she immerses herself in the landscape and conveys the magnificent beauty of the world around us.

Although our prices are always fair, we will try to honor this family's estate with a profitable sale.

Items for sale—


  • Appliances: Kitchen Aid stand mixers (2), Cuisinart food processor, Cuisinart ice cream maker, Ninja blender, Hamilton Beach coffee maker, Mr. Coffee 4 cup coffee makers (2), Oster toaster oven, assorted slow cookers + rice cookers

  • Kirkland enamel 6.5-quart round cooker with lid

  • Various contemporary ceramic dishware

  • Whiteware dishware in various styles, from small square ramekins to dinner plates

  • Whiteware serving pieces: platters, souffle dishes, serving bowls, teapot

  • Wagner No 8 deep cast iron skillet with lid

  • Assorted cast iron skillets, griddles, grill pans

  • Multiple sets of glass/barware

  • Various utensils

  • Kitchen linens: aprons, dish towels, pot holders

  • Utensil canisters in stainless steel, glass + plastic

  • Stock pots

  • Wooden trays/carving boards

  • Ceramic bowls

  • Glass food storage containers with lids

  • Ramekins of various sizes

  • Numerous French presses

  • Food storage + preparation: wax paper, parchment paper, aluminum foil, plastic wrap

  • Japanese tea cup sets (2)

  • Cut crystal: vases, stem + barware

  • Glass pitchers, decanters

  • Assorted barware: cocktail shakers, mixing utensils, Moscow mule mugs

  • Assorted coffee mugs



  • Like-new Cairo leather 3-seater reclining sofas (2) in blue-gray

  • Wooden dining room table with two add-on leaves

  • Black leather dining room chairs (5)

  • Two metal-weave side tables

  • Large round slate coffee table with wooden legs

  • Multiple tabletop and floor lamps

  • Twin bed mattress with wood bed frame

  • Chinese “Quanyi” antique style round-back low hardwood chairs

  • Ethan Allen sideboard in mid-century modern style

  • Indonesian hardwood pedestal/plant holder

  • Bedroom set with light distressed wood finish with king bed headboard, 2 nightstands, tall + low dressers, mirror

  • Cocktail table with 2 tall leather swivel chairs

  • Wooden trunk/storage chest

  • Pier One armoire/media cabinet

  • Tall round table with 4 upholstered chairs

  • Long wooden sideboard with glass cabinets

  • Wooden console table with slate top

  • Multiple 2-drawer file cabinets

  • Wooden side table

  • Tall stools/plant pedestals

  • Short round table/pedestal

  • Mid-century modern dresser

  • Mid-century modern typewriter table

  • Serta twin mattress “Bellago at Home” with electronic controls + metal bedframe

  • Low-back rocking chair

  • Wooden armchair

  • Painted secretary desk + dresser 

  • Wooden dresser with marble top

  • Wooden pedestal with quartz top

  • Garage work benches (2)

  • Garage bookcases of different sizes (4)

  • 4-drawer file cabinet

  • Dresser/media cabinet



  • Multiple artworks (oil/acrylic/watercolor/pastel) created by the homeowner, Gale J. Weaver in landscape and nature themes

  • Pair Asian-inspired lily pad painted ceramic covered urns

  • Asian 4-panel screen with lotus painting

  • Vintage Rayban Aviator sunglasses with case

  • Floral stained glass picture

  • Asian wooden tea trays

  • Vintage maps, mostly topographic

  • Spode dinner plates with turkey design

  • Mid-century ceramic bowl

  • Mid-century wooden nutcracker holder with metal crackers and pics

  • Teaware from Hong Kong (6 teacups + saucers)

  • Japanese handpainted creamer + sugar set

  • Various wooden bowls/basket decor in different styles

  • Sand timer/hourglass

  • Chinese embroidered silks from the 1940s

  • Chinese corkart diorama

  • Vintage American sheet music

  • Asian carved jade pendant

  • Carved Asian fisherman

  • Vintage Chinese snuff bottle of natural material

  • Print, numbered 31/500 Asian-influenced nature scene

  • Vintage Army first aid box

  • Assorted Swiss Army knives

  • Southern pocket knife

  • Vintage containers: Bandaide box, Velvet tobacco tin, King Cavalier cigarette box

  • Antique wooden jewelry box

  • Kerosene lamp base

  • Creamery can

  • Antique copper teapot 


  • Weber propane grill with cover

  • Kamodo smoker

  • Grill + smoker accessories: utensils, wood chips, grill baskets

  • Wrought iron round patio table with 4 chairs (2 sets)

  • Heavy plastic picnic table

  • Assorted patio chairs

  • Multiple chair cushions in different thicknesses and colors

  • Folding camping chairs

  • Outdoor folding lounge chairs

  • Red Wagon

  • Wheelbarrow

  • Garden/plant fertizlier

  • Watering cans

  • Hand tools, shovels



  • Books on the topic of medicine, New Mexico nature guides, novels, gardening, nutrition, travel, culture

  • CDs in the tunes of classical, Celtic, holiday music, Willie Nelson, Carole King

  • DVDs of PBS shows, travel

  • VHS tapes, including Dirty Dancing + The Color Purple

Cash, Venmo, ApplePay, and Credit Cards (MasterCard/Visa) are accepted. Street parking is limited. Please observe the neighborhood signs and be courteous toward the residents.

Home Decor

Geode + petrified wood bookends
Vases + vintage glassware
Sculptural human figures
Bird statues/sculptures
Assorted seashells in different styles and sizes
Various glass decor: large bowls, vases, candle hurricanes
Various candle holders/sconces in different styles
Antique glass marbles
Chinese chime balls in a silk box
Teal blue Zamara plate


Electronics/Large Appliances

  • Stacked LG washer-dryer combo

  • Frigidaire upright freezer

  • Samsung flatscreen televisions (2)

  • Samsung DVD player

  • Go Video DVD/VHS player

  • Multiple tripods

  • Bushnell 15-60 x 60mm telescope

  • Olympus OM-1 camera with 3 lenses, flash

  • Denon + Onkyo stereo receiver components

  • Sharp stereo with speakers

  • Apple iPad

  • Tower fan

  • Paper shredder

  • Panasonic DMC-FZ7, DMC-Z56, FZ28 digital cameras some with case + accessories

  • Canon SX6000HS + Powershot 170IS digital cameras

  • Photo storage cards

  • Wall clocks

  • Outdoor extension cords, power strips, batteries

  • Vacuum  cleaners


Household Goods

  • Multiple types of linens: towels, sheets (all sizes), blankets/quilts, pillows (bed + throw), placemats, napkins, embroidered table linens + more

  • Numerous pairs of reading glasses + sunglasses, including cases

  • Assorted personal toiletries: first aid, incontinence pads, hair care, etc

  • Women’s Clothing: various sizes, but mostly Large in tops and 8-10 in pants for everyday ware; outdoor jackets in medium + large; shoes size 6-8

  • Men’s clothing: outdoor jackets, neckties

  • Various luggage, briefcases, travel bags

  • Assorted sewing fabrics, threads + notions

  • Office supplies: large assortment of permanent markers, pens, paper, padded envelopes, tape

  • Greeting cards: birthday, holiday, thank you notes

  • Wooden hangers

  • Cleaning supplies: multiples of glass cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, air fresheners, dishwasher rinse aid, vinegar, trash bags, sponges, scrub brushes

  • Paper products: toilet paper +  paper towels

  • Gloves: disposable vinyl, garden + work gloves 

  • Holiday decor: ornaments, paper, misc


Artist’s Casita-Studio

  • Additional artwork by the homeowner, Gale Weaver, mostly nature scenes

  • Pre-gessoed blank canvases, mostly 9x12 + 16x20

  • Wall picture frames, mostly wood, assorted sizes

  • Painting supplies: varnish, mineral oil, alcohol, brushes, palette knives

  • Oil/acrylic paints from Gamblin, Golden, Windsor Newton, 505; Heilman’s pastels

  • Foam core boards

  • AOL artist palette set

  • Assorted small bottles of acrylic paints

  • Adhesives: glues + tapes

  • Storage bins

  • Tall rolling storage rack

  • Multiple sketch pads in different sizes

  • Flower arranging supplies, vases

  • Wood tabletop easels

  • Work tables

  • Storage bench

  • Shelving unit, open on both sides

  • Books on artists, techniques, styles

  • “Bunny Tile” square white tiles with polka dots



  • Electra Cruiser bicycle, new with tags + helmet

  • Sterlite 35-gallon outdoor storage containers with lids

  • Central pneumatic air compressor 2.5 horsepower

  • Numerous insulated coolers + lunch bags + hard plastic ice chests

  • Assorted vases + glass bowls

  • Various walkers for mobility

  • Ski poles

  • Walking/hiking sticks

  • Various board games + puzzles

  • Multiple baskets, including picnic

  • Yoga/camping mats

  • Hand weights

  • Photo albums + tabletop picture frames

  • Vinyl tablecloths + placemats of different materials 

  • Chainsaw

  • Multiple garden shovels

  • Assorted oscillating fans in different styles + sizes

  • Numerous cans of house paint, paintbrushes, rollers, trays

  • Tool bench supplies: hand tools, nails/screws, drill bits,  etc

  • Lightbulbs

  • Heavy-duty extension cords + power strips

  • Golf accessories: balls, tees, umbrella, men’s shoes

  • Plastic tarp

  • Sleeping bags

  • Storage locker/trunks

  • Utility caddy cart

  • Push brooms

  • Raised toilet seat

  • Assorted pet supplies

  • 7.5-foot Christmas tree

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