Skinner to Present the Andy Williams Folk Art Collection The legendary singer’s extraordinary collection of folk art and a silver punch bowl presented to Cass Gilbert by F.W. Woolworth at the dedication of the Woolworth Building in April 1913, will be offer
$8,000 to $12,000) will be featured. Most likely a camp flag, this patriotic emblem bearing the mark, “53D. PA.” descended through the family of Captain Archibald F. Jones. Jones served for two and a half years in the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, Company G, which recruited in Potter County, mustered in October 29, 1861. He was discharged on July 24, 1864. According to the family, Captain Jones received the flag from the regiment, who mailed it to him from the Appomattox Post Office within days of General Robert E. Lee's surrender.
Previews, Events, Catalogue, and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, 12 p.m.-5 p.m., and Friday, March 1, 2013, 12 p.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday, March 2, 2013, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Stephen Fletcher, Department Director, and Chris Barber, Deputy Director, will offer a gallery walk on Friday, March 1st at 5:30 p.m. in the Boston Gallery. To register, please email: email@example.com
Illustrated catalogue #2640B is available by mail from the subscription department at #508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery. Prices realized will be available at www.skinnerinc.com during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogues, and bid live in real-time through SkinnerLive! Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/skinnerauctions.
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