Russian St. Anne medal, $59,000, Kaminski Auctions
Gavels n Paddles
Recent Auction Results from Near and Far
By Ken Hall
A Russian St. Anne medal, enamel, with the red guilloche cross and openwork panels set with 106 rose cut diamonds, sold for $59,000 at a New Year’s Auction and décor auction premiere held December 29-30 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Massachusetts. Also, a Sino Tabriz palace-size Oriental rug, silk, 24 feet 8 inches by 16 feet 5 inches, realized $14,000; a platinum and diamond ring with a 3-carat round center stone brought $14,000; and an 18kt yellow gold and diamond watch, 32 diamonds, garnered $12,000. Prices include a 17 percent buyer’s premium.