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The 55th Annual Thanksgiving Americana

Paint played a pivotal role during the 55th annual Thanksgiving Americana sale held by Garth’s Auctions on November 27, 2015, in Delaware, Ohio. Not that anyone was surprised. Garth’s is known for great pieces in early paint, and on Black Friday color was king. Topping the sale was a document box with its original decoration of checkered ends and central pinwheels, all freehand painted within incised lines. The darkened varnish somewhat subdued the colors of cream and orange on a black ground, but bidders still chased the box with abandon. It sold for $63,000 (including buyer’s premium), nowhere near its $1000/2000 estimate. Garth’s cataloged the box simply as American and dated it to the mi

Bidders go to war over fine Americana at Garth’s

DELAWARE, Ohio — When awonderful day of family and food is followed by a fantastic day of selling beautiful antiques; being thankful is a given. Garth’s Auctions’ 55th Annual Thanksgiving Americana & Fine Art Auction held Friday, November 28 was a stellar alternative to any Black Friday brick and mortar frenzy. Garth’s hosted their own shopping frenzy; just with a lot more class. “I am such a Nervous Nelly the morning of an auction,” Amelia Jeffers of Garth’s explains. “I think I inherited this from Tom Porter (Garth’s former owner), who also got nervous before a big event. I always fear no one will show up.” Jeffers’ fears were again unfounded as the gallery was packed and great buyers were

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