Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Black Forest hall rack, $19,600, S & S Auctions
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By Ken Hall
An antique Black Forest hall rack, rare and highly collectible mainly for its finely carved, life-size dog (30 inches tall), sold for $19,600 at a Cataloged Auction held Nov. 16-17 by S & S Auctions, Inc., in Repaupo, N.J. Also, an Emile Galle etched art glass vase, just 3 º inches tall, realized $14,700; an antique gilt carved center table with pietra dura (Italian for “hard stone”) top brought $11,025; and a French Chronos & Amour gilt and patinated figural bronze clock on a bronze mounted marble base rose to $13,475. Prices include a 22.5 percent buyer’s premium.