News-Antique.com - Jan 19,2010 - On January 22, 2010, Harlowe-Powell Auction Gallery, located in Charlottesville, VA, will host its 20th C Design/Arts & Crafts Auction live online with Artfact Live!. In this exciting sale, Harlowe-Powell Auction Gallery will offer more than 500 lots of fine and decorative art. A Gio Ponti 84-Piece Diamond-Pattern Sterling Flatware is the top estimated lot, requiring a minimum bid of $1,600 and expected to sell between $2,000-$3,000.
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