Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An oil on wood panel painting by the Armenian-American artist Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966), titled Sacred Lotus of the Nile, sold for $50,000 at a Fall Estates Auction held Oct. 4-5 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a circa-1950 figural bikini vase for Venini by Fulvio Bianconi (It., 1915-1996), 14 ½ inches tall, rose to $12,500; a Louis XVI-style giltwood carved wall appliqué went for $2,500; and a horse and dog bronze sculpture in the style of Paul Edouard Delabrierre (Fr., 1829-1912) made $3,000. All prices quoted are hammer.