Tag Archives: Ken Hall

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An albumen photograph of Western legends “Wild Bill” Hickok, “Buffalo Bill” Cody and “Texas Jack” Omohundro, from Cody’s personal collection and documenting the birth of the Wild West Show, sold for $15,600 at a Summer American History Premier Auction held June 22nd by Cowan’s […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Anti-slavery flag banner, $46,800, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Anti-slavery flag banner, $46,800, Jeffrey S. Evans

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare and historically important anti-slavery flag banner sold for $46,800 at an Americana & Fine Antiques Auction held June 22-23 by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates in Mt. Crawford, Va. Also, a diminutive Stirewalt family paint-decorated box changed hands for $38,025; a Haida […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruth / Gehrig signed ball, $42,962, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruth / Gehrig signed ball, $42,962, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1927 OAL Ban Johnson baseball signed by New York Yankee sluggers Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig sold for $42,962 in an online auction held June 23rd by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, a nearly complete set (93/96) of 1959 Fleer Three […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French 18th century corkscrew, $17,000, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French 18th century corkscrew, $17,000, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 18th century French sheathed corkscrew dating to the Louis XVI period sold for $17,000 in an international online auction held in April by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, an 18th century French sheathed fish handle corkscrew finished at $4,300; an 18th century silver combination corkscrew and […]

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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nancy Drew cover illustration, $35,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nancy Drew cover illustration, $35,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The watercolor, ink and gouache cover art for the 1944 book The Secret in the Old Attic, for Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #21 by Carolyn Keene, by illustrator Russell H. Tandy, sold for $35,000 at an Illustration Art Auction held June 5th by Swann […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture. $275,000, Rago Arts

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture. $275,000, Rago Arts

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A large Bush sculpture from midcentury modern designer Harry Bertoia sold for $275,000 at Design Auctions held May 19th and 20th by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, Masai (Twelve Elements) by glass artist Lino Tagliapietra gaveled for $118,750; a bench […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Edward Steichen photo, $20,000, Doyle

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Edward Steichen photo, $20,000, Doyle

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1926 photograph by Edward Steichen (Fr., 1879-1973), titled Brancusi’s Endless Column (in Steichen’s garden at Voulagis, France) sold for $20,000 at a Photographs Auction held June 14th by Doyle in New York City. Also, Consuelo Kanaga’s (Am., 1894-1978) She is the Tree of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hockney photo portfolio, $75,000, Millea Brothers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hockney photo portfolio, $75,000, Millea Brothers

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A David Hockney 1976 photo portfolio from the collection of Ileana Sonnabend sold for $75,000 at a Spring Select Auction held May 17-19 by Millea Brothers in Boonton, N.J. Also, a 17th or 18th century Italian specimen marble top on table base made $43,750; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: First edition, The Federalist, $223,500, PBA Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: First edition, The Federalist, $223,500, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare first edition copy of The Federalist (1788), one of only 500 printed and considered the most important book in the political history of the U.S., sold for $223,500 at an auction held May 31st by PBA Galleries in San Francisco. Also, a […]