August 15: Current prices

Tim Kovel and Kerry Kovel
Kovel's Antiques and Collecting
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. 

Copper kettle, candy maker's, round, rolled rim, hand-wrought cast handles with original rivets, 7 x 17 1/2 inches, $55.

Toy, Erector Set, Gilbert No. 10083, makes amusement park rides including a merry-go-round, sound effects, original box, 1950s, $175.

Terra cotta figurine, French peasant woman holding a decorated vase on her head, naturalistic base, marked Lladro, 30 x 8 inches, $280.

Silver plate, entree tray with domed cover, beaded decoration and rims, loop finial handle, Christofle, France, 1800s, 7 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches, $315.

Perfume bottle, Bohemian cut glass, faceted shapes in garnet cut to clear, tapered, clear spread foot, gold tone mount, atomizer with rubber knob, owned by actress Vivian Leigh, mid-20th century, $440.

Pair of sconces, gold tone metal, polished brass, half dome form, hanging frosted Lucite prisms, Karl Springer, 20th century, 15 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, pair    $540.

Onyx pedestal, column form, white with brown veining, carved and polished, square top platform and base, 20th century, 36 1/2 x 14 inches, $850.

Furniture, table, monastery, French Provincial, oak, carved, thick top, trestle supports joined by long square stretcher, 19th century, 29 x 76 x 33 inches, $1,000.

Jewelry, pin, starfish, 18K textured gold, bezel set turquoise bead center, four applied five-point stars with sapphires, Tiffany & Co., Italy, 1 3/4 inches, $2,100.

Native American tray, Apache, basketry, round, coiled, brown paint, five-point center star, human and animal figures around rim, American Southwest, early 20th century, 3 1/2 x 16 inches, $3,275.