Maxey Folk Art on Highway 27 south in the Gore Community is being sold and the contents of the Estate of Rickey and June Maxey will be a “picker’s” dream.
Rickey and June Wilson Maxey, well known self-taught Southern Folk Artists, have original works of art, pottery, handmade furniture, vintage and collectible glassware, mid-century art pottery and so much more! June grew up in Chattooga County in the 1950’s and thought Howard Finster’s Paradise Gardens was incredible. She was “…fascinated by such a magical place –all the wonderful colorful things…”
June and Rickey borrowed some of his flare having many unique items themselves that are displayed inside and outside around the property. The gallery is jammed with small collectibles as well as 200+ original paintings by both June and Rickey. There’s Hull pottery, UPCO, USA, McCOY, rocks/gemstones/agates/geodes, blue glass Ball jars, record albums, old metal /aluminum tins, iron tools, vintage cone shaped fire buckets, and several small treasures
Rickey built furniture from the nearly endless supply of lumber in the ‘pole barn’. There are 1000’s of boards including a variety of hardwoods (oak, cedar, walnut, etc.), barn-wood and pine.
The estate sale starts today (Friday, January 14th) and goes through Monday, January 17th. The sale will be conducted each day from 9 AM until 4 PM and is located at 1901 Highway 27.
You can find out more about the estate sale HERE