Shearwater Pottery vase, $31,980, New Orleans Auction
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A large Shearwater Pottery vase decorated by Walter Anderson sold for $31,980 at an auction held Apr. 19-21 by New Orleans Auction Galleries in New Orleans, La. Also, an oil on canvas by William Tolliver, titled Man in Blue, Playing a Guitar, made $23,370; Pedro Friedeberg’s giltwood Hand Chair went for $17,835; a 14kt white gold and diamond necklace realized $20,910; and a book titled Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles, by William Faulkner and William Spratling, brought $16,605. Prices include a 23 percent buyer’s premium.