Our reporter set off on a journey for sorta-specific items and insights into the wild world of other people’s used stuff.
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Antique desk conceals centuries-old gossip
It could be said that auction houses specialize in scarcity and rareness. But occasionally, they may come across a piece so unique, so peculiar even, that it garners national attention. Such was the case for Lot 0447, an inlaid Federal desk that sold for $354,000 at Asheville’s Brunk Auctions’ November sale.
Arts & Crafts Conference includes free events
This year’s conference (Feb. 17-19) celebrates its 25th anniversary and adds a number of Asheville-based events from lectures and art exhibits to walking tours and antiques shows.
Lorraine’s Jewelery & Antiques is closing after a decade in Asheville
Lorraine’s Jewelery & Antiques is closing after operating in downtown Asheville since 2001. “The tourists come to look at the leaves; they don’t come to look at the jewelry,” owner Brian Pottow said.
Paris of the South offers flea market treasures
An industrial lot was transformed into a sea of flea market finds at the grand opening of the Paris of the South Flea Market this weekend.