Gavels 'n' Paddles: Revolutionary War chart, $141,600, Brunk Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A 1782 Revolutionary War chart of Yorktown from the time of Cornwallis’s surrender to Washington, sold for $141,600 at an auction held Nov. 6-8 by  Brunk Auctions in Asheville, N.C. The chart was deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Also, a preliminary sketch for Lincoln the Railsplitter, done in 1965 by Norman Rockwell, went for $56,640; John James Audubon’s Carolina Parrot climbed to $44,840; and a gilt bronze seated Buddha bodhisattva changed hands for $88,500. Prices are inclusive of the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Revolutionary War chart, $141,600, Brunk Auctions