RJ Reynolds’ art collection on sale for 3 days
WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AP) — R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s 7,000-piece collection of artwork, pottery, books, antiques and collectibles from its offices all over the world is going on sale.
The Winston-Salem Journal reported that the collection goes on sale Friday through Sunday. Proceeds will benefit the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
Items range from small ceramics for $10 to $20 to large items such as grandfather clocks for $3,000. Reynolds acquired the pieces over more than 100 years and donated the collection to the arts council, which will use the proceeds for grants and programs.
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