Monthly Archives: December 2014

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Dorflinger punch set, $132,000, DuMouchelles

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Dorflinger punch set, $132,000, DuMouchelles

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Dorflinger punch set, $132,000, DuMouchelles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A turn-of-the-century 15-piece Dorflinger Montrose green-to-clear glass punch bowl set sold for $132,000 at an auction held Sept. 12-14 by DuMouchelles in Detroit, Mich. Also, an American brilliant cranberry cut-to-clear glass and Gorham sterling jug finished at […]

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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Robb Indian, $40,625, Doyle New York

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Robb Indian, $40,625, Doyle New York

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Robb Indian, $40,625, Doyle New York Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century carved, painted cigar store Indian maiden attributed to Samuel Anderson Robb (1851-1928), 56 inches tall, sold for $40,625 at an American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction held Oct. 1 by Doyle […]

Antique Show Schedule: December 2014

Antique Show and Auction Schedule

Antique Show Schedule: December 2014 [event-list cat_filter=antique-shows date_filter=2014-12] Auction Schedule: December 2014 [event-list cat_filter=auctions date_filter=2014-12] Related posts: Pennsylvania Doodle 4 Google Winners on Display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Collecting Asian Art Ken's Korner: Abbey Road cover recreated from food An Actual Living Legend: Russ Heath Antiques Peek: Vintage DIY – Decoupage Lunchbox Purses! […]

Making The Grade: The Importance of Third Party Grading in Comics

Making The Grade: The Importance of Third Party Grading in Comics

Making The Grade: The Importance of Third Party Grading in Comics By J.C. Vaughn “Accurate grading of comic books has never been more important because the stakes have never been higher. While most of us don’t dwell in the rarified atmosphere of selling or buying CGC-certified 9.0 copies of Action Comics #1 for $3.2 million, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $39,975, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $39,975, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $39,975, John Moran Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Louis XVI-style Steinway Model B grand piano, serial # 99,999, painted with a “fete galante” by Arthur Thomas in 1907, sold for $39,975 at a Fall Decorative Arts Auction held Sept. 23 by John Moran […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Scrimshaw whale's tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Scrimshaw whale's tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Scrimshaw whale’s tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc. Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A scrimshaw whale’s tooth showing the whale ship Frances of New Bedford, Mass., by Frederick Myrick of Nantucket (circa 1828-1829) sold for $123,000 at an American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction held Oct. 26 by Skinner, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caille 25-cent roulette machine, $212,500, Victorian / Morphy's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Caille 25-cent roulette machine, $212,500, Victorian / Morphy's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Caille 25-cent roulette machine, $212,500, Victorian / Morphy’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall 0, sold for $212,500 at an auction held Sept. 19-21 in Las Vegas, Nev., by Victorian Casino Antiques, in the first auction event conducted since the acquisition of VCA by Morphy Auctions in August. […]

Guess What – December 2014

Guess What - December 2014

Guess What – December 2014 FORGED by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Blacksmith’s art is at its craftiest. Two for the price of one; that’s what you’re getting with this month’s GUESS WHAT. When two sets of  hands and two heads get together, the result is the mystery before you, one with the idea, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Cameo glass Sphinx lamp, $19,200, John W. Coker

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Cameo glass Sphinx lamp, $19,200, John W. Coker

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Cameo glass Sphinx lamp, $19,200, John W. Coker Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An 18-inch-tall cameo-glass Sphinx lamp signed “Arsall” on the shade (referring to  an early 20th century French designer) sold for $19,200 at an auction held Oct. 18 by John W. Coker Auctions, Ltd., in […]