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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo child’s blanket, $93,750, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo child’s blanket, $93,750, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Navajo classic period child’s wearing blanket, mid-19th century, with cochineal and indigo dyes, sold for $93,750 at a biannual Art of the American West and Turn of the Century Design auctions held June 19th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a […]

What's Selling on eBay: January 2018

What's Selling on eBay: January 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,550 (20 bids, 6 bidders): Large Lot Eames Fiberglass Shell Chairs 32 pcs. Dark Green, Orange and Yellow. Lot of 32 Eames for Herman Miller fiberglass shell chairs, great original condition, selling as one lot. These chairs are a mix of dark green, orange and yellow shells. Measures 31.25 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nakashima table and chairs, $187,500, Freeman’s Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nakashima table and chairs, $187,500, Freeman’s Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A George Nakashima (Am., 1905-1990) Sanso “Reception House” table and six conoid chairs sold for $187,500 at a Design Sale held October 8th by Freeman’s Auction in Philadelphia. Also, a desk designed by Louis Kahn (Am., 1901-1974) and realized by Alexander Woodwork Company of […]

What's Selling on eBay: February 2017

What's Selling on eBay: February 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,001 (65 bids, 18 bidders): 1950s Kelvinator Foodarama Fridge Refrigerator Retro. Listing my vintage Foodarama. I have been putting this fridge together for a long time. No room for it now. This fridge is complete with some extra shelves. The breakfast bar is complete with both juice containers, egg […]

Charles and Ray Eames: Icons of Mid-Century Modern Design

Charles and Ray Eames: Icons of Mid-Century Modern Design

By Annabel Keenan Often when discussing design, scholars and collectors alike describe objects and their makers as influential. While there are undeniably certain designs that impact trends in taste, there is arguably no couple with a wider and more diverse range of influence than Charles and Ray Eames. From their iconic and ever-pervasive molded plywood […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Kofod-Larsen chairs, $39,360, Clarke Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Kofod-Larsen chairs, $39,360, Clarke Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Two Kofod-Larsen chairs, $39,360, Clarke Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of Ib Kofod-Larsen “Elizabeth” chairs sold for a record $39,360 at an auction held July 14 by Clarke Auction in Larchmont, N.Y. Each rosewood chair was marked with the Christiansen & Larsen company branding […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A group of five Chinese hardwood and huanghuali official’s hat armchairs sold for $143,000 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction held June 14-16 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, two Chinese […]