Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Diego Giacometti table, $204,000, Kaminski

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diego Giacometti table, $204,000, Kaminski

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Diego Giacometti table, $204,000, Kaminski

Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall

A bronze and glass table creation by Diego Giacometti with birds motif, titled Console aux Oiseaux, sold for $204,000 at a Modern and Contemporary Sale held Sept. 7 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass. Also, a rare Hans Wegner upholstered Peacock chair brought $42,000, a record for the Danish designer; a tapestry designed by the artist Alexander Calder to celebrate America’s bicentennial in 1976, titled Trois Spirales, rose to $11,400; and a watercolor painting by French artist Raoul Dufy made $19,680. Prices include a 17 percent buyer’s premium.