Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An original oil on board painting by Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), titled Kansas Landscape, sold for $43,125 at an annual auction held Aug. 17-18 by Manitou Auctions in Santa Fe, N.M. Also, a C. C. Starr sterling silver parade saddle made circa 1930s, with engraved initials “MTM”, brought $7,375; a circa-1890 Zuni storage jar, 11 inches tall, changed hands for $10,285; a circa-1930s Panamint basketry bowl with zigzag geometric designs made $3,933; and a circa-1920 Navajo sand painting weaving rose to $5,143. All prices quoted include the buyers premium.