Gavels 'n' Paddles: White jade incense burner, $48,000, Sanford Alderfer

Gavels 'n' Paddles: White jade incense burner, $48,000, Sanford Alderfer

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: White jade incense burner, $48,000, Sanford Alderfer

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By Ken Hall
Gavels 'n' Paddles: White jade incense burner, $48,000, Sanford Alderfer
A Chinese white jade incense burner, a wedding present to the consignor’s parents in the 1930s, sold for $48,000 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Auction held March 20 by Sanford Alderfer Companies in Hatfield, Pa. Also, a pair of Chinese goldfish bottle vases reached $4,680; a sterling silver monstrance originating from the Hagia Sophia in Turkey realized $5,850; a bronze perched hawk by Wilhelm Zugel brought $3,300; a Lyon & Healy harp with case hit $7,995; and a Jedidiah Weiss (Pa.) tall case clock made $8,775. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

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