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Thanksgiving Americana

There were no huge surprises during the 59th annual Thanksgiving Americana sale held by Garth’s Auctions in Columbus, Ohio, on November 29, 2019. That likely reflected the stability of the market as well as the selection of antiques offered. “It was as expected,” said Jeff Jeffers, Garth’s chief executive officer and principal auctioneer. “It was a good healthy mix. I think there were, in all categories, objects people want in today’s marketplace: brown furniture with surface and form, folk art, rarities, painted objects. It went as expected.” The top lot of the sale was a paint-decorated lidded sugar box in pine, a square form having canted sides decorated with incised and painted designs d

PAIR OF GLOBE WERNICKE CASES BOOK A SOLID PRICE AT GARTH’S

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Say you’re a rare book collector with a burgeoning pile of choice tomes. Why wouldn’t you want to protect your investment in the Cadillac of bookcases? To wit, two Globe Wernicke four-section bookcases that left Garth’s gallery following its Eclectic Auction on February 7. Selling for more than triple their high estimate at $2,500, the American case pieces from the first quarter of the Twentieth Century were of Southern gum and featured leaded glass doors, cap and base with drawer, each standing 58 inches high by 33½ inches wide and 12½ inches deep. For information, 740-362-4771 or www.garths.com. Originally in Antiques and The Arts weekly and online. #Garths #AntiquesandThe

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