High Noon comes to Phoenix

PHOENIX – Jan. 25-27, the Phoenix Convention Center will host the The High Noon Western Americana Weekend Event, comprised of three separate events: The High Noon Western Americana Antique Show, the High Noon Western Americana Auction, and High Noon After Dark, a benefit for the Phoenix Art Museum.

The benefit will take place Jan. 25 when the Phoenix Art Museum takes center stage at the Grelle Painting.jpgPhoenix Convention Center and the show and auction willhost a dinner tofor the museum’s Western Art Acquisition Fund.

Western art is among items featured at High Noon’s weekend event.

The High Noon Western Americana Show and Sale features 200 exhibitors in antique, collectible and contemporary Western Art, jewelry, artifacts, furniture, clothing, pottery, textiles, boots, saddles and more.

Navajo Rug.jpgShow hours are Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $10.

This Navajo Germantown pictorial blanket, circa 1880s, is expected to fetch $30,000-$50,000.

The High Noon Western Americana Auction features more than 400 lots reflecting Western history and art, and Hollywood’s interpretation of that era.

Headlining this year’s auction will be Nellybelle II from the Roy Rogers/Dale Evans Museum. This exact replica of the original Nellybelle, which became famous in the Roy Rogers Show, has been used as a parade car and for special appearances (estimate $8,000-$12,000). Nellybelle.jpg

Headlining this year’s auction will be Nellybelle II from the Roy Rogers/Dale Evans Museum. This exact replica of the original Nellybelle, which became famous in the Roy Rogers Show, has been used as a parade car and for special appearances (estimate $8,000-$12,000).

Important Western art will draw bidders worldwide. Among the most important works to be offered will be an oil on canvas by Olaf Weighorst, estimated to sell for $60,000-$80,000 and an oil on canvas by Martin Grelle, which is estimated at $60,000-$90,000.

For more information, call 310-202-9010, or go online to www.highnoon.com.

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