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Annual Thanksgiving Weekend (2023) Great Estates Auction

The 2023 Thanksgiving Weekend Great Estates auction was a great success, with over 2,500 bidders online, absentee, and in-the-room. With a 91% sell-through rate (by lot count) and just over $450k total, the sold lots fell nearly in the middle of the low and high estimates - with 60% of the auction selling for within or above estimate.

P: 740.815.7016

Pickup @ our warehouse: 3037 Silver Drive, Columbus, Ohio

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Day 1: November 24, 2023, 11a. (In-person and Online)

Day 2: November 25, 2023, 11a (Online only)

Preview: 11.21.23, 9a - 5p

11.22.23, 9a - 4p

11.24.23, 9a - 11a

Auction & Preview location: 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware, Ohio

Post-sale pickups after 11.25.23: 3037 Silver Drive, Columbus, Ohio

The Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Great Estates Auction will feature select items from collections throughout the country including:

The entire contents of the 40+ year antiques business of John Boulware Antiques, South Broadway, Denver, CO: including an important 19th Century chest of drawers attributed to Ebenezer Wheeler (see Shelburne Museum for a nearly identical example); an important and well-documented anniversary scherenschnitte found in Tryon, North Carolina and dating to circa 1780 (ex Ruth and James O. Keene Collection); a Connecticut high chest; and a large assortment of folk art, redware, stoneware, textiles, and decorative arts.

Fine art and furnishings from a notable central Ohio couple, including an original Alexander Calder gouache (purchased from Pace Galleries; New York), signed and numbered lithographs from Calder, Picasso, and others (with provenance); a limited edition Joan Miro tapestry weaving; period Eames chair and ottoman; other mid Century furnishings, and decorative arts from multiple generations.

Choice period and reproduction furniture and decorative arts from estates and collectors throughout Ohio, New York, and Colorado: including period tiger maple furniture, an exuberantly paint-decorated corner cupboard; custom reproductions by David T. Smith; redware, stoneware, iron utensils, treenware, and textiles including period examples as well as reproductions by Lester Breininger, David Strawser, David Ellinger; period Continental furnishings; 20th Century furnishings by Maitland Smith; mid-Century decorative arts including a Wright aluminum patio cart and Capriani floor lamp; a selection of period Tiffany student lamps; fine art by Robert Henri, Roy Lichtenstein, Viktor Vasarely, Leslie Cope, Emerson Burkhart, Christopher Ries, Leonard Ochtman; folk art by Will Moses, Forrest Moses, Tella Kitchen; sterling silver; much, much more.

Fine Jewelry from the Estate of Anne Renick, Pickaway County Probate Court Case 2022PB716.

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P: 740.815.7016

Warehouse: 3037 Silver Drive, Columbus, Ohio

20% Buyer's Premium in-house; 25% online

Auctioneer: Amelia Jeffers, Ohio License #2010000133


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