Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A 17th century English ebonized-case bracket clock made by Samuel Betts of London sold for $109,250 at a sale of Americana, Antiques and Fine & Decorative Arts held June 21 by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates in Mt. Crawford, Va. Also, a Chippendale side chair attributed to the shop of Robert Walker in Fredericksburg, Va. (circa 1745-1760) finished at $28,750; and a Limoges dinner plate from the Lincoln White House, with rim damage, went to a descendant of Mary Todd Lincoln for $9,200. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.