Carved limestone fragment, $57,500, Leslie Hindman
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An Egyptian carved limestone fragment from the Ptolemic period (3rd century B.C.) sold for $57,500 at a sale of property from the estate of Kansas City arts patron David A. Stickelber held Nov. 8 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, an 18th century lacquered commode from the workshop of Andre-Antoine Lardin and Claude-Charles Saunier climbed to $56,250; a Louis XVI-style parlor suite made $22,500; and a yellow-gold Cartier tank wristwatch once owned by Andy Warhol rose to $10,625. Prices include a 22 percent buyer’s premium.