Tag Archives: Sculpture

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: Paul Evans Sculpture Front cabinet, $137,500, Rago Arts & Auction Center

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Paul Evans Sculpture Front cabinet, $137,500, Rago Arts & Auction Center

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Sculpture Front cabinet from American Modern furniture maker and New Hope native Paul Evans rose to $137,500 at Design Auctions held Jan. 19-21 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a French Art Deco Lalique Palestre vase brought $40,625; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios candlestick, $20,400, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios candlestick, $20,400, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios candlestick from Cleveland’s Rowfront Club sold for $20,400 at a Winter Auction held January 26th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cleveland, Oh. Also, one lot of 21 diminutive white jade cat carvings also brought $20,400; a bronze sculpture by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Western cowboy bronze by Saletta, $5,000, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Western cowboy bronze by Saletta, $5,000, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A bronze depiction of a cowboy on horseback by the California sculptor Betty Saletta sold for $5,000 at an auction held Jan. 20-21 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC in Reno, Nev. Also, a War Eagle 25-cent “one-armed bandit” slot machine from the 1930s […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Remington’s Bronco Buster, $510,000, Brunk Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Remington’s Bronco Buster, $510,000, Brunk Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Frederic Remington’s famous bronze sculpture titled Bronco Buster sold for $510,000 at an auction held Sept. 15-16 by Brunk Auctions in Asheville, N.C. Also, a 3-D study by Henry Moore titled Maquette for Spindle Piece (1968) hit $312,000; a painting by Eugene Boudin titled […]

Great Collections: September 2017

Great Collections: September 2017

J. Pierpont Morgan Hartford native John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), founder of a banking dynasty still in operation today, was one of the great financial figures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Well known for his successes as a banker, railroad tycoon, and steel magnate, he was also an important philanthropist and avid art […]

Inuit Sculpture

Inuit Sculpture

By Sarah P. Turnbaugh Photos by William A. Turnbaugh As crisp cooler days and long evenings usher in autumn, our thoughts turn to cold-weather activities, collectibles, and art. Stone sculptures of marine mammals or birds, parka-clad hunters, or similar carvings, occasionally show up in flea markets or group shops with no information attached. In addition […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tea table (Va.), $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tea table (Va.), $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A lovely 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table with a scalloped skirt, pad feet and a fine old refinish sold for $299,000 at a Fine Art & Antiques Auction held Feb. 20-21 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a stainless steel […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil on wood panel painting by the Armenian-American artist Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966), titled Sacred Lotus of the Nile, sold for $50,000 at a Fall Estates Auction held Oct. 4-5 by Ahlers & Ogletree in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Myochin School iron snake, $37,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Myochin School iron snake, $37,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Myochin School iron snake, $37,500, Rago Arts & Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Myochin School iron articulated snake sold for $37,500 at a Great Estates Auction held Sept. 12-14 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a bronze sculpture after Evgeny […]