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DoneSat, Mar 20, 2004 8:00 AM EST
Chevy Chase, MD, USA

March Estate Catalogue Sale

American, Continental and Asian Furniture and Decorative Art Objects * Fine Antique Porcelain and Silver * American and European Paintings, Works on Paper and Sculpture * Oriental Rugs * Jewelry

Sloans & Kenyon is pleased to present for auction the first phase of the celebrated collection of actress Jane Withers. Ms. Withers’ career as an international star of the silver screen, writer, entrepreneur and humanitarian began at the age of thee as “Dixie’s Dainty Dewdrop.” She hosted her own radio show in Atlanta and appeared in numerous films, including “Giant” opposite James Dean.

At an early age, Ms. Withers began collecting art, antiques and memorabilia reflecting her extraordinary journey into the heart of the entertainment industry. Her acquisitions have expanded over seven decades beyond industry and celebrity related to material to include furniture, silver, objets de virtu and other important pieces of interest to international collectors.