Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Two Kofod-Larsen chairs, $39,360, Clarke Auction
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of Ib Kofod-Larsen “Elizabeth” chairs sold for a record $39,360 at an auction held July 14 by Clarke Auction in Larchmont, N.Y. Each rosewood chair was marked with the Christiansen & Larsen company branding under the front seat rails. The upholstery was original but in very worn or absent condition. The frames were in complete original condition. The previous record for a pair of “Elizabeth” chairs was $9,500, set in 2011. In other results, a Paul Evans wall-mounted cabinet went for $30,500. Prices include a 23 percent buyer’s premium.