Pair of silver trophies, $42,000, Skinner, Inc.
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auctions from Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of Victorian gilded silver herd trophies sold for $42,000 at a sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts held Apr. 6 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. Also, a Russian icon depicting Our Lady of Kazan earned $15,990; a pair of Fabergé gilded silver and enamel napkin rings made $15,600; an Art Deco bronze and ivory enamel-decorated figure of a dancer cast after a model by Gedra Iro Gerdago coasted to $13,200; and a painting by Modesto Texidor y Torres, of boys sailing toy boats, fetched $15,600. Prices include an 18.5 percent buyer’s premium.