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What’s Selling on eBay: September 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: September 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,450 (20 bids, 5 bidders): Automaton Turkish Tea Drinker Leopold Lambert Smoker. This is an extremely rare and exquisite piece! Never have I seen another hit the market. Antique French Leopold Lambert Tea Drinker Automaton. Never do you see these come to market. The unfortunate part is this automaton […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Automaton musical clock, $998,250, Fontaine’s Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A very rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, sold for $998,250 at an Antique & Fine Arts Auction held Jan. 21 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. Also, a Joseph Jennens oak Horner […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese stick-neck vase, $426,000, Clars Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese stick-neck vase, $426,000, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Chinese underglaze blue and white porcelain stick-neck dragon vase sold for $426,000 at an auction held June 27-28 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a Chinese export automaton bracket clock with shell carved crest and mother of pearl marquetry case realized […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese automaton clock, $526,750, S & S Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese automaton clock, $526,750, S & S Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare 19th century Chinese gilt bronze with enamel automaton clock boasting elaborate jewel work and originally made for the Chinese Imperial market sold for $526,750 at a two-day, two-session auction held May 17-18 by S & S Auction, Inc., in Repaupo, N.J. Also, […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese fusee clock, $270,000, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese fusee clock, $270,000, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Chinese triple fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock with automaton sold for $270,000 at a Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry & Asian Antiques Auction held Feb. 21-22 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a painting by Wolf Kahn (Am./Germ., b. 1927), titled […]