COWAN'S AUCTIONS, INC TO HOLD MONTHLY ONLINE DECORATIVE ART AUCTIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erika McMillan, Director of Marketing Communications
513.871.1670 ext. 30
COWAN'S AUCTIONS, INC. TO HOLD
MONTHLY ONLINE DECORATIVE ART
The first in the series will take place on March 13, 2012
CINCINNATI, OH – March 7, 2012—Cowan's Auctions, Inc. will host their first of a series of monthly online Decorative Art auctions on March 13, 2012. The auctions will include a broad range of Decorative Arts in the areas of Folk Art, Americana, fine art, ceramics, glass and furniture. Cowan's monthly online auctions will be timed and are for absentee and internet bidding only.
"Cowan's monthly online Decorative Art auctions will serve as an online bidding platform that everyone can participate in from the comfort of their own home," notes Fine and Decorative Arts Specialist Janet Rogers. "These sales will exhibit a great selection of affordable merchandise in all areas of Decorative Arts".
The first auction on March 13, 2012 will feature a selection of Americana decorative items and will begin at 6:00 p.m. EST. The sale will include a varied selection of Ohio and Kentucky coverlets, late 19th century stoneware jugs, hand-carved whimsies, early furniture, advertising, paintings and other Americana items. Absentee bids can be left on cowans.com or patrons may bid live the day of the sale on liveauctioneers.com.
Highlights of the sale comprise a handsome selection of early American furniture, including a pair of late 20th century Pine Corner Cupboards, estimated to bring
$1,000/1,500. A Chippendale-style Pennsylvania Cherry Secretary Bookcase is expected to sell for $900/1,200. A Kentucky Cherry Corner Cupboard, circa 1840, is expected to fetch $600/800.
The auction will also feature Folk Art paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. A Folk Art oil portrait of a boy, dated first quarter 19th century, is expected to bring anywhere between $2,000/4,000. A carved wood "Farm Scene" by Minnie Adkins is estimated at $1,000/2,000. A Folk Art railroad oil painting by Tella Kitchen from Adelphi, Ohio, is estimated at $600/800.
To preview all of the items in the March 13 auction, visit cowanauctions.com.
Upcoming Online Decorative Art Auctions:
March 13 - Americana
April 11 – Continental and Asian Decorative Arts
May 10 – American Decorative Arts including Dolls & Toys
June 12 – 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts
About Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
As one of the nation's leading auction houses with sales approaching $20 million, Cowan's has been helping individuals and institutions build important collections for more than a decade. The company's seven divisions of American History, American Indian and
Western Art, American and European Fine and Decorative Art, Historic Firearms & Early Militaria, Asian Art, Ceramics, and Jewelry hold semi-annual cataloged sales that routinely set records for rare offerings.
Through its extensive mailing list of more than 35,000 collectors, dealers and institutional clients, each Cowan's auction typically attracts more than 1,000 bidders from across the globe. To learn more about Cowan's visit cowans.com.