Buyer of $10M historic Charleston home is having a furniture sale | Business

The new owners of the Sword Gate House are looking to put their a personal touch on the historic dwelling by clearing out some of the items that came with the downtown Charleston property.

Atlanta-based Hindman Auctions said last week it’s been hired by the as-yet-unidentified buyers to put the goods on the block at a virtual sale to kick off the work week, including Federal-style furniture and various decorative objects that filled some of the rooms at 32 Legare St.

The online sale is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Monday.

None of the furniture being offered for sale is original to the South of Broad property, said Corbin Horn, Hindman’s senior specialist and director of furniture and decorative arts department.

“The other portions of the collection are decorative items that, like many of Sword Gate’s residents, lived for a time in an exceptional home on one of

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