Gavels 'n' Paddles: American pewter collection, $282,800, Pook & Pook, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A collection of American pewter from Jeanne and Bernard Hillman, grouped into 145 lots and including a pair of circa 1780 fine Philadelphia tankards attributed to William Will that made $28,800 and $19,200 (one shown), sold for a combined $282,800 at an Americana Auction held Jan. 15-16 by Pook & Pook, Inc., in Downingtown, Pa. Also, a watercolor coastal scene by William Trost Richards (Am., 1833-1905) fetched $28,800; and a painted, double-sided game board, made around 1900, went for $19,680. Prices are inclusive of the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: American pewter collection, $282,800, Pook & Pook, Inc.