Reed & Barton tea service, $18,000, John Moran Antique
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A full tea service by Reed & Barton in the Francis I pattern, including the hard-to-find tipping kettle, sold for $18,000 at an Antiques Auction held Nov. 13 by John Moran Antique and Fine Art Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a charming pair of garden statues garnered $13,475; a Mexican School oil painting titled Angel de la Garda changed hands for $4,800; a pair of detailed neo-Rococo candelabra by Belgian silver workshop Wolfers Freres made $3,600; and a lovely Pairpoint lamp went for $3,000. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.