Published: October 8, 2016
DOWNINGTOWN, PENN. — A trifecta of Americana auctions, featuring choice furniture in natural finishes as well as exuberant paint decoration, redware, folk art, a rare boneshaker bicycle, a seven-part circus banner and much more, kicked off Friday night at Pook & Pook and continues Saturday at 9 am and Monday online at 9 am.
Friday’s sale was a single-owner auction of the estate of Louis and Shirley Hecht, prominent antiques collectors from Maryland. Saturday’s sale will include the collection of Dianne Goldman, a grouping of American decorative arts with strengths in folk art and painted furniture; and the collection of Frank and Sue Watkins, mainly consisting of fine examples of pewter tableware, folk art, and furniture.
The excitement continue Monday, October 10, at 9 am, when Pook & Pook, Inc. offers an online-only sale of the contents of Barbara Hood’s Country Store.
5 Church Hill Road / Newtown, CT 06470
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