Gavels ‘N Paddles: Florentine marble frieze, $66,000, Fairfield Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Florentine marble frieze, $66,000, Fairfield Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World
by Ken Hall
A Florentine marble frieze depicting the Madonna and Child sold for $66,000 at an auction held Nov. 16 by Fairfield Auction in Monroe, Conn. Also, a bronze by Franz von Stuck titled Monna Vanna rose to $43,200; a 3.4-carat diamond solitaire ring slipped onto a new finger for $30,000; another ring, with a 2.5-carat diamond center stone, finished at $14,400; a still life painting by Nikolaus Gyzis went within estimate for $13,200; and a Buccellati sterling silver shell form centerpiece crossed the finish line at $10,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.