Oak tall case clock, $19,550, Carlsen
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A circa 1900s oak tall case clock chimed on time for $19,550 at an auction held Dec. 2 by Carlsen Gallery in Freehold, N.Y. Also, an 18th century American Queen Anne cherry highboy went for $18,400; a Rhode Island cherry Queen Anne tea table achieved $16,100; a circa 1770 Chippendale mahogany slant lid desk breezed to $12,650; a 17th or 18th century oval top Mohawk Valley hutch table brought $12,650; a pair of portraits by John S. Blunt made $9,200; and a Chippendale mahogany mirror hit $8,338. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.