Gavels n Paddles: Grandma Moses painting, $78,000, Nadeau's Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Grandma Moses painting, $78,000, Nadeau's Auction

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by Ken Hall
An oil on Masonite painting by the iconic American folk artist Grandma Moses (1860 – 1961, real name: Anna Robertson), titled Sap Gathering (1954) and showing people engaged in snowy winter outdoor fun, sold for $78,000 at the annual Spring Antiques, Fine Art & Asian Auction held April 11 by Nadeau’s Auction Gallery in Windsor, Conn. Also, a Chippendale cherry reverse serpentine chest attributed to Eliphant Chapin brought $48,000; and a pair of Federal mahogany knife boxes hammered for $25,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels n Paddles: Grandma Moses painting, $78,000, Nadeau’s Auction