Over 1,000 pieces of folk art to be sold by Slotin Auction, Apr. 30-May 1 A weekend sale featuring over 1,000 lots of folk art in a wide array of genres will be held April 30-May 1 by Slotin Auction at the Historic Buford Hall in Buford, Ga., located just north of Atlanta.
Mother Bird (est. $2,000-$4,000). Examples of tramp art from the Clifford Wallach collection, many of which are illustrated in his book, Another Notch, will feature an anonymously made large mirror frame with hearts, made from chip carved wood, 51 inches tall, 34 ½ inches wide (est. $2,500-$3,500).
Finally, works by the noted Native American painter Fritz Scholder (1937-2005), will include a signed oil on board titled Indian Chief, 5 ½ inches by 5 ¼ inches inside a 10 inch by 10 inch frame (est. $1,000-$3,000). The Historic Buford Hall is located at 112 East Shadburn Avenue in Buford, Ga., not far of Georgia Rte. 400 and I-85. The auction will begin at 10 a.m.
Previews will be held Thursday, April 28, from 10-5; and on Friday, April 29, from 10-9, or by appointment. Internet bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be taken. Slotin Auction’s next big event after this one will be Folk Fest, an 18th annual summer extravaganza, featuring 100 galleries and dealers from across the nation, slated for Aug. 19-21. This event will at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross, north of Atlanta off I-85.
Slotin Auction is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single piece or an entire collection, you may call them, at (770) 532-1115, or (404) 403-4244. Or, you can e-mail them at email@example.com. To learn more about Slotin Auction and the calendar of upcoming events, please log on to www.slotinfolkart.com.