Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tray-top table, $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tray-top table, $299,000, Cottone Auctions

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by Ken Hall
An 18th century Queen Anne tray-top tea table sold for $299,000 at an auction held Feb. 21-22 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. The lovely mahogany table, with scalloped skirt and pad feet, is believed to have been made by Peter Scott, a cabinet maker in Williamsburg, Va. It was originally thought to have been produced in England. Also, a gyratory kinetic sculpture by George Warren Rickey (Am., 1907-2002), one of three signed by Rickey in 1987, stainless steel, 8 feet 9 inches tall, realized $115,000. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.