Cupboards, Carvings & a Campus Queen Lead Garth’s Fifth Annual Ohio Valley Americana Auction


DELAWARE, OH.- Between the Midwest Antiques Forum, the Equal in Goodness exhibit, and Garth’s Fifth Annual Ohio Valley Auction, anyone who has an interest in Midwestern decorative arts, or even Americana in general, must plan a trip to Ohio this May. Garth’s Auctions is the sponsor of both the Forum and the exhibit and will present over 800 lots during the upcoming May 20-21 Americana auction which will feature what is probably the best Ohio Valley auction since the inaugural sale in 2007. Comprised of nearly 200 lots, the Friday Ohio Valley session includes, not only some iconic objects, but overall, a thoroughly solid offering. Among the hotly anticipated Ohio items to sell, Vice President Andrew Richmond counts lot 44 as a likely candidate. The decorated wardrobe (or schrank) comes from Bluffton, Allen and Hancock Counties, Ohio and dates to circa 1860. The one-piece, estimated at $2,500-5,000, has a lift-off corn