Gavels ‘N Paddles: Noguchi “Rudder” group, $110,000, John Moran

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Noguchi "Rudder" group, $110,000, John Moran

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by Ken Hall

A set of three Noguchi “Rudder” stools and table, offered as single lots, collectively sold for just over $110,000 at a Decorative Arts Auction held Feb. 17 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a Regence-style Vernis Martin vitrine cabinet, with gilt bronze mounts possibly by the French bronzier Paul Sormani (1817-1887), gaveled for $60,000; an artwork by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923-1997), titled Best Buddies, realized $18,000; and an Italian Renaissance automaton cabinet rose to $9,600. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Noguchi “Rudder” group, $110,000, John Moran