Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
Three rare lounge chairs (two shown), by the New Hope, Pa., artist Paul Evans, on welded and patinated steel frames, sold as single lots for a combined $47,200 at a Fine Antiques & Decorative Arts catalog auction held June 6 by Briggs Auction, Inc., of Green Valley, Pa. Also, a Chester County, Pa., Chippendale tall chest with unusual document drawer and monogram on the front brought $11,800; and a fine Chester County, Pa., sampler, dated 1830, worked by Hannah Bittle with animal and floral motifs made $17,700. Prices quoted include the buyer’s premium.