The Estate Of Miss Edna Earle Boykin Of Wilson, NC To Be Sold At Public Auction
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Estate of Miss Edna Earle Boykin of Wilson, N.C., a well-known philanthropist of the arts, is going up for auction, with the proceeds benefiting The Arts Council of Wilson’s Endowment Fund.
Miss Boykin, a life-long resident of Wilson, N.C. and a prominent leader and patron of the arts, is well known for her support during the renovation of the Wilson Theatre in downtown Wilson, N.C. In honor of her lifetime contributions and service to the arts, the newly renovated theater opened its doors to the public in 1998 as the Edna Boykin Cultural Center.
The personal collections up for auction reflect her love of the arts and her community, with many works by local artists featured among the offerings.
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. will conduct the public auction, to be held September 28th, at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center in Wilson, N.C. Public previews will be held the day before the auction, at the residence of the Late Miss Edna Earle Boykin, in Wilson, N.C.
Leland Little, president and owner of Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. states, “This collection speaks to the love of regional fine art and furniture while still showcasing international examples of asian and english design. We will be offering over 500 lots which represent a broad spectrum of history and culture that represents Miss Boykin’s love of fine and decorative arts. Come and enjoy a complete and intact collection that represents Wilson, N.C. and beyond.”
The auction will be conducted by live public auction, with the options of bidding in-person, by telephone, or by absentee bid form, and by bidding online with a live video and audio feed.
For more information, visit WWW.LLAUCTIONS.COM.
For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact:
Leland Little, 919-644-1243 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.