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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Kentucky Chippendale desk, $498,750, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Kentucky Chippendale desk, $498,750, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The Chippendale desk (and bookcase) of Capt. John Cowan (1748-1823), one of the first settlers in Kentucky in 1773, sold for $498,750 at a Fall Fine & Decorative Art Auction held Oct. 20-21 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was a new record […]

Oak tall case clock, $19,550, Carlsen

Oak tall case clock, $19,550, Carlsen

Oak tall case clock, $19,550, Carlsen Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A circa 1900s oak tall case clock chimed on time for $19,550 at an auction held Dec. 2 by Carlsen Gallery in Freehold, N.Y. Also, an 18th century American Queen Anne cherry highboy went for $18,400; […]