Analyze the country Americana sale held in Delaware, Ohio, by Garth’s Auctions on March 18, and three things stick out. 1) When it comes to furniture, sometimes brown is beautiful. 2) In an already soft market for Oriental rugs, too much is certainly not a good thing. 3) People throw away the darndest things. The brown furniture came into play with the top lot of the day, a Delaware Valley Queen Anne dressing table in cherry and mahogany that sold for $3720 (including buyer’s premium). A comfortable size at 28" high x 32" wide, the table had a one-board top with molded edges, a scalloped apron, three drawers with original brasses, and cabriole legs with subtle ankles over hoof feet. In this
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