What you see: A pair of entrance doors fashioned in 2004 by Albert Paley, with glass elements by Martin Blank. Hindman estimates them at $30,000 to $50,000.
The expert: Hudson Berry, director and senior specialist for the Modern design department at Hindman. Read more
What you see: A lighted apothecary trade sign, covered with colored pieces of glass and dating to the 1920s. Cowan’s Auctions estimates it at $1,000 to $2,000.
The expert: Ben Fisher, director of Americana for Hindman. [Hindman and Cowan’s merged in 2019.]
What you see: A Mohr & Krauss double Ferris wheel toy, dating to circa 1905. Bertoia Auctions estimates it at $10,000 to $15,000.
The expert: Auctioneer Michael Bertoia of Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, New Jersey.
What you see: The Race, a 1942 Thomas Hart Benton lithograph based on his oil painting titled Homeward Bound. Swann Auction Galleries estimates it at $10,000 to $15,000.
What you see: A pair of sleeping mallard duck decoys by Delaware River region carver Jess Heisler around 1920. Copley Fine Art Auctions estimates the pair at $20,000 to $30,000.
The expert: Colin McNair, decoy specialist for Copley Fine Art Auctions.
What you see: A fresco detail by Edward Millman of a mural panel he painted on the walls of the St. Louis post office for the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Swann Auction Galleries estimates it at $3,000 to $4,000.
The expert: Harold Porcher [pronounced Por-SHAY], director of modern and postwar art at Swann Auction Galleries.
What you see: Wedding Dance, a circa 1960s oil on Masonite painting by Ralph Eugene Cahoon Jr. Eldred’s estimates it at $30,000-$50,000.
What you see: A Caille (pronounced Kay-lee) Brothers Triple Centaur musical upright machine, built between 1898 and 1905. Morphy Auctions estimates it at $200,000 to $300,000.
The expert: Tom Tolworthy, chief executive officer at Morphy Auctions.