Open House For The (Real) Goldbergs Auction

Want to personally look at the items that are up for auction by Ms. Beverly Goldberg – the real one from Jenkintown?

You have that opportunity today.

“We have a preview event where all of our December lots will be available for inspection on Saturday, December 15th from 10 AM to 5 PM,” explained Mr. Michael Locati, co-owner of Locati, LLC, the auction house that is managing the sale of these items.

The auction house is located at 1425 East Welsh Road in Maple Glen.

Several of the eleven items of Ms. Beverly Goldberg that are now up for auction:


A Large Chinese Pottery Vase.
The auction house description of this item is as follows:  “This 20th century, baluster form with enameled decoration that features three immortals.”


An English Provincial Oak Hanging Corner Cupboard.
“Early 19th century.  With a single paneled door that opens to reveal butterfly shelves, below a dentil molded cornice,” is the description provided by the auction house.


A Japanese Two Part Screen, Circa 1900.
The auction house details this item as “A large screen with an ebonized frame that features shallow and pierced carved decoration, and lacquered panels that feature inlaid bone decoration depicting perched hawks.”


According to the description of this piece of furniture, this is a “20th century, mahogany with ogee bracket feet below four drawers and a hinged writing surface that open to reveal an interior with five small drawers and seven cubby holes.  This is Barry Goldberg’s childhood desk.”


Two Pieces of Japanese Porcelain.
The auction house description:  “A 12″ bowl in blue and white and painted with a depiction of a rural landscape.  The 15 3/4″ charger is decorated with birds, flowers, and bats.  Both unmarked.  Late 19th or early 20th century.”


A Renaissance Revival Walnut Sideboard.
The item description from the auction house is as follows:  “Early 20th century.  With six square feet, below molded box stretchers, with serpentine medial stretcher, below open work legs, and a densely carved frieze that features shells, swags, foliate and floral elements, below three long drawers, and a conforming top that features gadrooned molding.  The associated top section is mirrored and has tiered shelving.”


The (real) Beverly Goldberg is seen here (to the left) with Ms. Wendi McLendon-Covey (the actor who plays Beverly Goldberg).


If you cannot make it to the auction house, you can view the online auction by clicking here.

This auction is underway from December 3rd to December 17th.



The photograph of Ms. Beverly Goldberg and Ms. Wendi McLendon-Covey is provided courtesy of the Twitter Feed of Ms. Beverly Goldberg.

The photographs of the items for auction are provided courtesy of Locati, LLC, 2018.