Garth's Offers 53rd Annual Thanksgiving Americana Auction on Black Friday With a total of 662 lots selling Friday, November 29, the camaraderie left over from Thanksgiving (and stirred by a little friendly bidding competition) is sure to overflow in Garth’s historic barn.
the New World by Tomaso Porcacci, "Descrittione Dell'isola et Terra, di Santa Croce, oueroMondo Nuouo", Venice, 1572 (estimate $600-1,200) to a folk art handpainted student’s wall map of Vermont, probably from a Windham County Academy, dated 1841. Estimated at $800-$1,600, the linen backed paper, hand drawn watercolor inscribed "Map of Vermont / projected / by / Melvin Wright / Londonderry Vt / [illegible] 20 AD1841” details counties, towns and waterways bordered by six views of Vermont local locations including "Views of the hills at Marshfield", "A Curiosity at Norwick" and the comparative heights of the Green Mountains. An assortment of other maps include an early Map of Ohio including the Indian Reservations drawn by A. Bourne and J. Kilbourne, engraved by A. Reed, 1820; an early map of America "Eine Neue Charte von America...." by Herman Moll, Germany, 1744; and another early map of the Americas which depicts California as an island (estimate $800-$1,200). A Schoolgirl Watercolor Map of The United States from the Martin’s collection, showing the eastern states to the Mississippi River with floral arches encloses the maker's name and title of map, "A Map of the United States Delineated by Charolott Doughty AD. 1824" (estimate $1,000-$2,000).
Rounding out the sale is a selection of American Indian art including a fine Zuni Frog Jar dating to the early 20th century (estimate $2,500-$3,500). Of the many lots of Historical Blue, a Staffordshire covered chamberpot with a view of the Erie Canal is a standout and carries an estimate of ($1,500-$2,500). Several lots of mochaware will also cross the block with a double earthworm mocha bowl estimated at $800-$1,200 as one lot sure to attract attention.
Garth's Thanksgiving Auction catalogs are available for purchase or to browse online in a digital flip-book format at www.garths.com. Garth's, located at 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015, will have preview hours in its gallery from November 22th-29th. For additional sale information, contact Garth’s at 740.362.4771 or firstname.lastname@example.org.