(WEAVERVILLE, N.C.) – Around 400 lots of quality merchandise in an eclectic mix of categories will be sold without reserve in an auction slated for Saturday, Jan. 12, by Broken Arch Auction Gallery, Weaverville, N.C.
Included will be period furniture (much of it finely crafted pieces from the Carolinas), architectural antiques, decorative accessories, cut glass, sterling silver, Wedgwood, and an extensive selection of furniture pieces.. A highlight 40 Cherokee baskets from a former member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. This will be a live auction, with no Internet bidding.
A few standout pieces expected to generate great interest: a circa-1820 Pickens County (S.C.) heart of pine, 16-pane paneled door corner cupboard with original green interior paint, and a circa 1840s walnut slant-top desk with yellow pine secondary and back. The desk, with ogee bracket feet, is all-original, with a Piedmont (N.C.) provenance.
Additional items slated for auction include:
• A circa 1860s walnut two-piece, 12-pane secretary with dovetailed bracket feet, dovetailed case, yellow pine secondary, unusual pediment
• A circa-1870 northern Pennsylvania 8-pane cherry corner cupboard with cherry and pine secondary and original finish
• Cherry Hadorff baby grand piano with original finish
• Circa-1900 16-inch Black Forest stag head
• Stained glass pieces
A full-color printable catalog will be available online by Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Broken Arch Auction website. More info can be seen at Auctionzip.com (#30067). To learn more about Broken Arch Auction Gallery, call (828) 713-2844, or visit www.brokenarchgallery.com.