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Hillsborough, NC, United States
DoneSat, Sep 16, 2006 12:30 PM GMT

Two-Day Historic Hillsborough Auction

Please join us for our special two-day Historic Hillsborough Auction. We will also be showcasing an educational exhibition of North Carolina pottery during the week of the sale.
September 16: 9:30 A.M., A Fine & Decorative Arts Catalogued Antique Auction. Lots 1 - 376 Property From: The Walter Welch Estate, (deceased), of Richmond, VA.; Capitol Area Preservation, Raleigh, NC; The collection of Mr. Sabin Leach of Georgetown; Mr. & Mrs. Sanders Estate, (living), of Richmond, VA; The Sewell Estate (deceased) of Maine; The Estate of Edward J. Moore (deceased), Hillsborough, NC; The collection of a Gentleman from Texas; Other fine consignments from throughout the Southeast. Objects in all categories.
September 17: 11:00 A.M., Featuring the Estate Collection of Edgar & Minta Holding Folk, (deceased), of Wake Forest, NC. Lots 1001 - 1145 We are pleased to offer the estate of Edgar and Minta Holding Folk, long time residents and community leaders of Wake Forest, NC. Dr. Folk was a author and professor at Wake Forest College, specializing in Chaucer. Mrs. Folk, whose family (the Holdings) founded First Citizens Bank, was a premier dealer in fine antiques. Her professional eye for quality is reflected in the personal collection offered here. All of the items come directly from “South Brick House”, the Folk family home in Wake Forest. This splendid brick structure was built in 1837 by architect John Berry, whose other work includes the old Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough, NC.