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Huge sale at the Mingei International Museum
begins today in San Diego

January 29, 2010 |  7:33 am

The Mingei International Museum in San Diego will sell hundreds of objects that were donated to them and have been in storage but were never accessioned into the collection.

The "Treasures Etc." sale that starts today will feature furniture, including the sculptural Howard Werner table shown above ($1,850), textiles, sculpture, pottery, toys and more. Prices range from  $50 to $2,500.

Museum members get first dibs today, when they are allowed entrance between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. The sale opens to the public Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

All purchases must be paid with cash or credit card. Bring bags or boxes to tote home your treasures and receive 1% off.

Mingei International Museum, 1439 El Prado in Balboa Park, San Diego. (619) 239-0003, Ext. 133.

-- Lisa Boone

Photo credit: Anthony Scoggins