ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s report:
1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air, $31,860, Cordier Auctions
A fully restored 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air two-door hardtop sold for $31,860 at an antique auction held May 20 by Cordier Auctions in Harrisburg, Pa. Also, a painting by Harold Newton (American, 1934-1994), one of the legendary Florida Highwaymen, fetched $3,894; a 1924 Steinway Model B grand piano finished on a high note at $11,800; a 14K gold ring with a 2.16-carat diamond solitaire sold for $12,980; and an Eames for Howard Miller lounge chair brought $2,242. Prices include the buyer’s premium.