Paul Sawyier painting, $89,450, Cowan’s Auctions
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An original painting by Kentucky artist Paul Sawyier, titled The Kentucky Arsenal, sold for $89,450 at a Fine and Decorative Arts Auction held Mar. 9 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a Newport Chippendale drop-leaf table commanded $45,000; a Regina standing music box realized $36,000; a Tiffany & Company sterling marquise flatware set hammered down at $7,000; an early Western County (Ohio) sampler brought $11,400; and a Woolworth & Co. carved eagle trade sign hit $9,600. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.