Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese wall pocket, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese wall pocket, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree

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by Ken Hall
A late 19th or early 20th century Chinese porcelain urn form wall pocket, hand-painted and in a gilt and red stand, sold for $50,000 at a Spring Estates Auction held March 21-22 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a circa-1960s oil on canvas painting by the legendary Highwayman artist Albert Ernest (Beanie) Backus (1906-1991), titled View of Florida Coastline, brought $20,000; and a second pattern Confederate national flag, possibly issued to the Confederate States Navy, with 13 stars, went for $15,000. Prices are hammer, exclusive of a buyer’s premium.
Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese wall pocket, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree