Blog Posts tagged with Chippendale

Pair of South Jersey pitchers and witch balls, ca.  1850, sold for $28,080.

Happy Again: Americana Market Comeback at Pook & Pook

Posted: June 23, 2009 12:19 Last Updated: | Julie Carlson Wildfeuer

The Father's Day weekend auction at Downington, Pennsylvania-based Pook & Pook Inc. gave the Americana market a needed shot in the arm. Several contested lots surpassed their modest pre-sale estimates, including a pair of Boston Chippendale mahogany dining chairs that stepped up to $163,800 from a $1,500-2,500 estimate. This June 19 and 20 sale of the Estate of Helene and El Roy Master of Robesonia, Penn., consisting of about 733 lots that totalled $2,373,257.25, included a bold and beautiful Philadelphia Queen Anne transitional carved mahogany scroll top high chest, ca. 1755, that ...