Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction

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by Ken Hall
An original oil on canvas rendering of the French fashion designer Coco Chanel by the iconic pop artist Andy Warhol sold for $247,000 at an on-site auction held Aug. 8 at Lauri Mundi – one of Mississippi’s most regal antebellum homes, in Aberdeen – by Stevens Auction Company of Aberdeen. Also, a rosewood etagere with dragon carving (an original furnishing from the James Knox Polk home in Tennessee,) brought $26,450; and a rosewood half tester plantation bed attributed to C. Lee (circa 1850) hit $17,825. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction