Cowan’s to Sell Rocking Settee Featured on PBS TV Show at February 4, 2005 Auction
An outstanding Ohio inlaid folk art rocking settee that’ll be featured in the January 26 episode of a new PBS TV series will be auctioned on February 4, 2005 by Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. The settee and its mate were made in the late 19th century in West Union (Adams County), Ohio and descended in two branches of the same family. Its mate was featured on an Antiques Roadshow episode filmed in Indianapolis.
The February 4, 2005 free public antique auction will feature 600 lots of fine art and antiques, some from prominent collections, and many fresh to the market. Included will be the second half of the important lifetime quilt collection of Betty Hull of Franklin, TN, 19th-century boxes from the collection of Arene Burgess of Bethalto, IL (many of which were published in her 1997 book 19th Century Wooden Boxes), items from the descendents of an Aberdeen, OH family including a signed and dated 1829 Cincinnati sampler and a Samuel Kirk 3-piece coin silver tea set, and items from a New England and Indiana family including 2 high chests of drawers.
Over 100 fine paintings will be available, including important listed artists such as William Acheff, Alexander Kircher, Robert Henri, Mary Cassatt as well as a selection of early American furniture, decorative and folk arts, including choice examples in original surface and many Ohio Valley and Midwestern pieces.
WHAT:Cowan’s Mid-Winter Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction
WHERE: Business Club of Montgomery, 7777 Ted Gregory Lane (suburban Cincinnati)
WHEN: Thursday, February 3, 2005
Preview: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday, February 4, 2005
Preview: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Auction: 1:00 PM
15% Buyer’s Premium
Cash, Check, VISA, Mastercard accepted.
Telephone, absentee, and Internet bidding available
Entire auction catalog available online at www.cowanauctions.com
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