Gavels 'n' Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A Simon Willard tall case clock chimed on time for $48,800 at an auction held December 7th by Grogan & Company in Boston, Mass. Also, a Chinese silk and metallic thread signature carpet realized $21,960; an E. Howard & Co. no. 10 figure eight wall clock fetched $8,540; a Brussels historical tapestry measuring 11 feet 7 inches by 15 feet 4 inches changed hands for $17,080; and a gorgeous Bakshaish carpet measuring 12 feet 9 inches by 11 feet topped out at $16,500. Prices include a 22 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company