Monthly Archives: August 2014

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century English ebonized-case bracket clock made by Samuel Betts of London sold for $109,250 at a sale of Americana, Antiques and Fine & Decorative Arts held June 21 by Jeffrey S. Evans […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A group of five Chinese hardwood and huanghuali official’s hat armchairs sold for $143,000 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction held June 14-16 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, two Chinese […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century map of Kyoto as the imperial capital of Japan sold for $93,750 at a sale of Maps, Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books held June 3 by Swann Auction Galleries in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Ruser diamond solitaire ring, set with a 9.08-carat step-cut diamond, sold for $461,000 at a Fine Jewelry Auction held June 17 by Bonhams in New York City. Also, a diamond solitaire ring, set with a cut-cornered […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage

Gavels 'n' Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Feed Folks, 1974 – a mixed media work by David Hammonds that, along with another artwork was once traded with the artist for a Volkswagen Beetle – sold for a little more than $1.2 million at […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke's Woodbury

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke's Woodbury

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke’s Woodbury Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Georgia marble-top carved mahogany serving table sold for $41,480 at a Spring Anniversary Fine Estates Auction held June 8 by Schwenke’s Woodbury Auction in Woodbury, Conn. Also, a framed oil on canvas Chinese export scene […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare English cameo floral and leaf pattern art glass miniature lamp, white to citron yellow, with a satin finish, white floral leaf and butterfly décor, sold for $11,500 at Part II of the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare Louis Vuitton trunk, $16,100, Carlsen Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare Louis Vuitton trunk, $16,100, Carlsen Gallery

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare Louis Vuitton trunk, $16,100, Carlsen Gallery Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Louis Vuitton split-top trunk sold for $16,100 at an auction held June 8 by Carlsen Gallery in Freehold, N.Y. Also, an oil on canvas by Asher B. Durand, titled Nature Study, changed hands […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Assembled jewelry set, $19,200, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Assembled jewelry set, $19,200, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Assembled jewelry set, $19,200, John Moran Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An assembled set of amethyst and 18kt gold jewelry – a brooch by Jean Schlumberger and ear clips by David Webb – sold as a single lot for $19,200 at a Fine Jewelry & Luxury Auction […]

Guess What – August 2014

Guess What - August 2014

Guess What – August 2014 Hob-(k)nobbing in society by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Over the years and our many GUESS WHAT get-togethers, we’ve been extremely parsimonious (stingy) with our advance hints and clues, so why should this month be any different? We came across this round semi-folk art relic with faded red and […]