Tag Archives: Louis XVI

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: 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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $39,975, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $39,975, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $39,975, John Moran Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Louis XVI-style Steinway Model B grand piano, serial # 99,999, painted with a “fete galante” by Arthur Thomas in 1907, sold for $39,975 at a Fall Decorative Arts Auction held Sept. 23 by John Moran […]

Carved limestone fragment, $57,500, Leslie Hindman

Carved limestone fragment, $57,500, Leslie Hindman Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An Egyptian carved limestone fragment from the Ptolemic period (3rd century B.C.) sold for $57,500 at a sale of property from the estate of Kansas City arts patron David A. Stickelber held Nov. 8 by Leslie […]