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Enthusiastic Buyers Flock To Garth’s For Americana, Folk Art & Textiles

COLUMBUS, OHIO — There was no snow in Columbus on January 18 and 19 and bidders responded by filling the auction galleries at Garth’s for the company’s Americana, Folk Art and Textiles sale. With day one featuring the 30-year collection of a gentleman from New York State that included painted furniture, pottery and folk art, and day two folk art and textiles from the collection of two sisters from Washington, DC, the sell through rate was 98 percent by lot according to chief executive officer and principal auctioneer, Richard “Jeff” Jeffers. “Overall I see some upward movement in price for furniture and folk art; look at corner cupboards, we had four or five nice examples, with good proport

Waverly in 1859 — The James Emmitt empire

This article is possible because Barb Early gave me the 2008 edition of "TOWPATHS", a quarterly edition of the Canal Society of Ohio. An article in this booklet describes the copy of the 1859 painting that Mike Corwin gave me a few years ago. David Neuhardt, a member, wrote this interesting description of this painting. I've not seen the artist's paintings of my hometown of Lebanon, Ohio. WAVERLY IN 1859 In the fall of 2008, Garth's Auctions (then located) in Delaware, Ohio, famous nationwide for many years for their Americana auctions, cataloged an interesting oil painting by nineteenth century landscape artist Richard H. Sheppard for their annual Thanksgiving weekend auction. Dated 1859, t

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