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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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Federal tall case clock, $3,960, EstateofMind

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Federal tall case clock, $3,960, EstateofMind

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Squire Lee Federal tall case clock chimed on time for $3,960 at a Manuscript, Fine Art & Americana Auction held December 2nd by EstateofMind Auctioneer in Middletown, N.Y. Also, a manuscript offering of Preston surveys (including two Stockport maps with section, block and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of The Declaration, $1.2 million, Sotheby’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of The Declaration, $1.2 million, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A printing of The Declaration of Independence by E. Russel, the authorized broadside for Massachusetts, sold for $1.2 million at a series of auctions held during Americana Week in New York City that ended Jan. 21st by Sotheby’s. Also, a Federal inlaid cherrywood and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Letter written on the Titanic, $22,500, Philip Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Letter written on the Titanic, $22,500, Philip Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A letter handwritten aboard the RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912 sold for $22,500 at an auction held June 22nd by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, an original life ring from the SS Andrea Doria changed hands for $8,400; a glass clock given […]

Fontaine's May 21 Auction Sees Record Results for Rare Antique Chinese Animated Clock

The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million and had more than 4,300 online bidders. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to sell for $1.27 million at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s cataloged antique and clock auction held May […]

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: Thomas Brooks etagere, $63,250, Stevens Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Thomas Brooks etagere, $63,250, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rosewood rococo etagere with a bonnet top, crafted by 19th century furniture maker Thomas Brooks, sold for $63,250 at an estates auction held April 18 by Stevens Auction Company (based in Aberdeen, Miss.) in Meridian, Miss. Also, a mahogany heavily-carved Chippendale-style grandfather clock […]

Sympathique clock, $6.8 million, Sotheby's

Sympathique clock, $6.8 million, Sotheby's

Sympathique clock, $6.8 million, Sotheby’s Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall The Duc d’Orleans Breguet Sympathique clock sold for $6.8 million at a sale of Important Watches & Clocks held Dec. 4 by Sotheby’s in New York City. It was a new world auction record for any clock. […]