Aug. 1: Current prices

Tim Kovel and Kerry Kovel
Cowles Syndicate
Market News

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions. 

Glass sock darner, blown, yellow amber, round top, tapered handle with sheared & ground end, American, 1840-1870, 6 inches, $60.

Sterling silver cheese plane, Acanthus pattern, stainless steel slit blade, design by Johan Rohde 1915, post-1944 Georg Jensen hallmark, 8 1/2 inches, $140.

Furniture, book stand, revolving, mahogany, carved, three graduated tiers with open slatted sides, turned vase-shaped support extending to splayed tripod base, American, early 20th century, 44 x 17 1/2 inches, $280.

Bronze door knocker, dragonfly shape, intricate textured detail along stem & wings, stamped with unidentified maker's mark, mid- to late-20th century, 7 x 7 1/2 inches, $370.

Lamp, electric, white marble base, cylinder on block form, four-sided tapered shark skin shade, Italy, c. 1950, 20 inches, $470.

Perfume bottle, cut glass, amethyst cut to clear, tapered lay down form, glass stopper, hinged silver cap and mounts, engraved roses, marked "Theodore B. Starr Sterling 18," 4 inches, $565.

Native American pottery platter, San Ildefonso, black ware, black feather design, signed on base "Maria & Santana," mid-20th century, 15 1/4 inches, $630.

Jade vase, three pinched graduated tiers, carved figural foo dogs and dragons with rings, round wooden base, Chinese, 14 x 10 inches, $750.

Jewelry, pin, grasshopper playing lute, 18K gold, green, blue & brown enamel, ruby eyes, marked "k18" and "Italy," midcentury, 2 x 1 1/2 inches, $940.

Game board, Parcheesi, checkerboard on reverse, wood panels, multicolored paint, silver leaf accents, hinged, folds in half, 21 x 20 3/4 inches, $1,125.