Fine & Decorative Art Auction

Farmer Auctions is honored to present this online-only, fine art and decorative auction, which features a vast collection of art from the Estate of Peter Wreden.  Peter Wreden (1929-2013) was a Roanoke Valley regional painter and sculptor widely known for his "Sculpture to Wear", which were often large, gestural, sterling pendant necklaces.  In addition to his own works, he collected the art of his colleagues, and much of this collection showcases his connection to and interest in regional art.

Starts Closing At: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Inspection: Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Removal: Wednesday, May 16 - Friday, May 18: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Farmer Auctions is honored to present this online-only, fine art and decorative auction, which features a vast collection of art from the Estate of Peter Wreden.  Peter Wreden (1929-2013) was a Roanoke Valley regional painter and sculptor widely known for his "Sculpture to Wear", which were often large, gestural, sterling pendant necklaces.  In addition to his own works, he collected the art of his colleagues, and much of this collection showcases his connection to and interest in regional art.

Payment Information: We DO NOT have access to credit card information. You must contact us directly to make payment unless you are paying your invoice online using our website (http://www.farmer-auctions.com/payments/) or, if you have registered thru Invaluable's bidding platform you can use the "Submit Secure Payment" option at the bottom of the invoice. Payment is due within 2 business days (48HRS) after the sale and can be made by check, wire transfer, cash, Visa or MasterCard. You may pick up or arrange pick up of purchases when payment is cleared.
If you registered online for the auction thru Invaluable's bidding platform and we have not received your payment after four (4) days from the invoice date, we will automatically charge the credit card used when you registered with Invaluable unless other arrangements have been made. If we have not received your payment by seven (7) days from the invoice date, you will be charged an additional $50 per day late payment fee.

Shipping Information: Farmer Auctions does not have a shipping department. Please consider shipping charges prior to bidding. If you are in need of a shipper in order to receive your purchases, we have two shippers in our area. UPS Store 540-387-0077, email: store2167@theupsstore.com or Packaging Store 540-772-0999 email: VA203@gopackagingstore.com. Contact them directly to obtain quotes for the packaging and delivery of your items, or make your own arrangements. 
Payment is expected within 48 HRS after the sale. We accept Visa, MasterCard, personal checks, company checks, money orders and certified checks. Checks should be made out to Farmer Auctions. Purchases will only be released to the shipper when they are paid in full (by credit card approval or when checks clear the bank) to Farmer Auctions. Payment for shipping is due directly to the shipper. Please notify us of the shipper you will be using.

As stated in the Terms & Conditions, successful bidders have 5 days to remove their purchases from the Auction Gallery. After 10 days, a monthly storage fee of $50 will be charged to the account.

The Packaging Store
Attention: Rick Hayes
6541 Commonwealth Drive
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-0999
VA203@gopackagingstore.com

The UPS Store
Attention: Steve or Gary
(540) 387-0077
store2167@theupsstore.com

Buyer's Premium: All online bidders pay a 20% buyer's premium, regardless of payment method. All bidding at auction and all purchases will be in U.S. Dollars.

Taxes on your purchase: Sales Tax: We must charge 5.3% VA sales tax on the sum of the hammer price plus buyer's premium if the buyer lives in Virginia or picks up in Virginia, unless he/she has a valid resale license and has completed the necessary Virginia certificate of exemption (available from Farmer Auctions).

Condition of Goods: In publishing this catalog, Farmer Auctions has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold but all property being offered is to be sold "as is". No statement in this catalog, bill of sale, invoice, or elsewhere by any representative of, or person in the employ of Farmer Auctions shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance, or historical relevance of any of these items. Please note that photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or been trimmed to exclude framing, matting, and wide blank margins. Also, variations in color may occur due to digital processing.

Any condition statement, written or verbal, is given as a courtesy to the client, and is only an opinion. It should not be treated as a statement of fact. Farmer Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear, imperfections or aging.