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Hudson River Revolutionary War Artifacts

Hudson River Revolutionary War Artifacts

by Melody Amsel-Arieli To drum-beat and heart-beat, A soldier marches by: There is color in his cheek, There is courage in his eye, Yet to drum-beat and heart-beat In a moment he must die. – from Nathan Hale by Francis Miles Finch (1827-1907) The Hudson River, which spans from northeastern New York State to the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An untitled standing mobile from around 1965 by Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976) sold for $471,000 at a sale of Modern & Contemporary Works held January 27th by Skinner, Inc. in Boston, Mass. Also, an oil on canvas by Henri-Jean Guillaume (Fr., 1860-1943), titled La […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Scrimshaw whale's tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Scrimshaw whale's tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Scrimshaw whale’s tooth, $123,000, Skinner, Inc. Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A scrimshaw whale’s tooth showing the whale ship Frances of New Bedford, Mass., by Frederick Myrick of Nantucket (circa 1828-1829) sold for $123,000 at an American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction held Oct. 26 by Skinner, […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Carved Ruyi scepter, $135,000, Skinner, Inc

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Carved Ruyi scepter, $135,000, Skinner, Inc

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Carved Ruyi scepter, $135,000, Skinner, Inc Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A carved wood Ruyi scepter, carved with Daoist Immortals and motifs representing longevity, wealth and power, sold for $135,000 at an Asian Works of Art Auction held April 26-27 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. Also, a pair […]

Pair of silver trophies, $42,000, Skinner, Inc.

Pair of silver trophies, $42,000, Skinner, Inc.

Pair of silver trophies, $42,000, Skinner, Inc. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of Victorian gilded silver herd trophies sold for $42,000 at a sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts held Apr. 6 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. Also, a Russian icon depicting Our Lady […]

Cartier pendulette clock, $174,000, Skinner, Inc.

Cartier pendulette clock, $174,000, Skinner, Inc.

Cartier pendulette clock, $174,000, Skinner, Inc. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An early 20th century fine Edwardian carved agate and enamel pendulette clock by Cartier sold for $174,000 at a Fine Jewelry Auction held Mar. 12 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. Also, a natural pearl necklace […]

Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc.

Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc.

Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and important Holtzapffel & Company rose engine lathe, No. 1636, circa 1830s, sold for $228,000 at a sale of Science, Technology and Clocks held Dec. 1 by Skinner, Inc., in Marlborough, Mass. Also, […]

Fairyland Lustre

Fairyland Lustre By Stuart Slavid Director of European Furniture, Decorative Arts and Fine Ceramics, Skinner, Inc. I have spent over 40 years with Wedgwood, first as a dealer growing up in a shop where my father was one of the most respected and largest dealers in Wedgwood, and for the past 24 years directing the […]

Cartier pearl necklace, $281,000, Skinner, Inc.

Cartier pearl necklace, $281,000, Skinner, Inc. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far A pearl necklace with an Art Deco platinum and diamond clasp by Cartier sold for $281,000 at a Fine Jewelry Sale held Sept. 11 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. Also, a natural pearl necklace with 77 pearls soared […]