Internet bidding credited for strong results at Kodner Galleries
The auction featured works from several large prominent collections representing well-recognized 20th century artists including a John Koch Still Life with Cat, whcih hammered down at $11,800.
Additional highlights were a Chaim Gross bronze selling for $5,664, two Vicente Viudes oils bringing a total of $10,266, a Moses Soyer Ballerinas for $10,620 and several works by Jorge Sanchez totaling $8,024.
The sale also included works by Henry Moore, Karel Appel , Leonardo Nierman and others.
Also sold was Portrait of a Lady attributed to John Michael Wright, Scottish (born circa 1617-1694) for $11,800.
The auction also included a fine Russian Grachev Bros. champleve enamel and crystal cordial set selling for $21,240, an Edouard Ernie silver and horn fish set at $1,550, a Karl Greisbaum enamel singing bird box hammered down at $7,670 and a Faberge letter opener for $2,140.
As with every Kodner Galleries sale the auction included a selection of fine jewelry including a Mughal style 10.30-carat emerald ring that sold for $16,520, a 3.5-carat emerald and diamond ring for $5,425, a Ulysse Nardin chronograph for $4,484 among other quality items.
Thanks to very strong Internet activity, summer is not the slow season for Kodner Galleries’ auctions.
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