Painted furniture, folk art, toys and more at Jeffrey S. Evans, March 2-4
MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Winter Americana Auction contains a wide range of material and will include everything from toys and advertising to painted furniture and folk art. The large auction, comprising nearly 1,600 lots, will take place during three days: Thursday, March 2; Friday, March 3; and Saturday, March 4. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Thursday’s session, Day One, beginning at 9 am Eastern time, features a wide assortment of material from various estates and collections across the country. Offerings will include a selection of advertising and country store material, including signs; toys and dolls; collectibles of all types; early iron and country accessories; coins and currency; and books and ephemera. Highlights include a Cor-Cor Chrysler Desoto pressed-steel wind-up toy car, estimated at $400-$600; a Coleman Model E20 poultry house gas lantern; and a Wood’s Hybrid Corn embossed-tin advertising sign in fine condition.
Friday’s session, Day Two, beginning at 9 am Eastern time, will consist of American folk pottery, including many Southern examples; textiles, including hooked rugs and quilts; Native American material; silver and jewelry; ceramics, including American Art pottery; plus collectibles of all types.
Highlights include a diminutive A. Conrad & Co. Western Pennsylvania stoneware canner bearing a grapevine stenciled design and an estimate of $400-$600; a Texas-attributed log cabin barn raising pieced quilt in excellent original condition; and a Native American, possibly Navajo, silver squash blossom necklace.
Saturday’s session, Day Three, beginning at 9 am Eastern time, features country and formal furniture, including painted examples and Southern pieces; folk art; Civil War and other historical material; firearms and accessories; maps; and a selection of Southern baskets, including many painted examples.
Highlights include an exceptional Frank Finney (Capeville, Virginia, b. 1947-) folk art carved and painted figure of a basset hound, estimated at $2,000-$3,000; a fine Shenandoah Valley of Virginia yellow pine and poplar jelly cupboard retaining its original robin’s egg blue painted surface, also estimated at $2,000-$3,000; and a newly discovered Civil War period carte de visite of two members of the Georgia Upson Guards, bearing a Tennessee photographer’s imprint. Its estimate is $200-$300.
For additional information, please visit www.jeffreysevans.com, email email@example.com, or call 540-434-3939.
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