Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A mahogany carved and figured Queen Anne highboy, probably made in Massachusetts (circa 1730-1750), sold for $32,500 at a multi-estate auction held June 6-8 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a Federal eagle-inlaid and figured mahogany tall case clock attributed to Matthew Egerton (active 1785-1837), rose to $23,500; an oil painting by the Dutch artist Charles Sayers (1901-1943), titled Bali Street Scene, fetched $17,000; and a late 19th century Regina Corona Model 34 nickelodeon music player made $14,000. All prices quoted are hammer.