Tag Archives: Mahogany

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pilgrim Century chest, $27,500, Pook & Pook

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pilgrim Century chest, $27,500, Pook & Pook

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early 18th century Connecticut Pilgrim Century joined oak sunflower chest, a handsome example of Colonial craftsmanship, sold for $27,500 at an Americana & International Auction held Sept. 14-15 by Pook & Pook, Inc., in Downingtown, Pa. Also, a slender Southern Hepplewhite mahogany cellarette […]

What's Selling on eBay: April 2018

What's Selling on eBay: April 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $787.77 (50 bids, 12 bidders): Vintage 10-piece, Cold-painted, Miniature Austrian Bronze Pigs Orchestra Band. We were recently consigned a small selection of antique and vintage miniature Austrian bronzes from one man’s lifetime collection. Although I could find similar examples of  this Austrian Miniature Bronze Pig Band online, I couldn’t […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chippendale tea table, $912,500, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Chippendale carved and figured mahogany scalloped-top tea table with open ball and talons sold for $912,500 at Americana Week, a series of auctions held Jan. 18-21 by Sotheby’s in New York. Also, a Queen Anne carved and figured mahogany block-and-shell kneehole bureau table […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Jacob Eby tall case clock, $10,620, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early 19th century mahogany Federal tall case clock made by Jacob Eby (Mannheim, Pa., 1776-1828) sold for $10,620 at a Summer Collections & Estates Auction held Aug. 27-28 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, GA. Price includes 18 percent buyer’s premium. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Victorian giraffe piano, $26,450, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A late Victorian giraffe piano in art case harp form, mahogany with gold leaf, signed Frank Teupe, 8 feet 9 inches tall, one of only seven made, sold for $26,450 at an auction held April 9 by Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen, Miss. Also, […]

Drinking to the Future

Cellarettes in Nineteenth Century America By Erica P. Lome “In the corner [of his grandfather’s house] as you enter the door in the dining room stood the ‘wine cooler’ of polished mahogany, inlaid with wreaths of satin wood, octagon in shape, about three feet high, on six spindling square legs, divided inside with compartments, each […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tray-top table, $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tray-top table, $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An 18th century Queen Anne tray-top tea table sold for $299,000 at an auction held Feb. 21-22 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. The lovely mahogany table, with scalloped skirt and pad feet, is believed to have been made by Peter Scott, a cabinet […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke's Woodbury

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke's Woodbury

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marble-top serving table, $41,480, Schwenke’s Woodbury Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Georgia marble-top carved mahogany serving table sold for $41,480 at a Spring Anniversary Fine Estates Auction held June 8 by Schwenke’s Woodbury Auction in Woodbury, Conn. Also, a framed oil on canvas Chinese export scene […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Queen Anne highboy, $32,500, Ahlers & Ogletree Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A mahogany carved and figured Queen Anne highboy, probably made in Massachusetts (circa 1730-1750), sold for $32,500 at a multi-estate auction held June 6-8 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a Federal eagle-inlaid […]