4-piece Meeks parlor suite, $24,150, Stevens Auction
Gavels ’n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results from Near and Far
By Ken Hall
A four-piece laminated rosewood rococo parlor suite in the Hawkins pattern by J. & J.W. Meeks (a sofa, arm chair and two side chairs), made circa 1855, sold for $24,150 at a multi-estate sale held February 15-16 by Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen, Mississippi. Also, a laminated rosewood recamier by John H. Belter in the Fountain Elms pattern rose to $18,400; a rococo banquet dining table made by Alexander Roux circa 1855 made $17,250; and a Victorian-era portrait of a young girl in a green dress hit $8,050. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.