Aug. 29: 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. 

Furniture, cedar chest, old red paint, dovetailed case, bracket feet, recessed iron handles on each side, American, c. 1875, 26 x 48 x 26 inches, $65.

Door knocker, figural, woman's hand, bronze, holding ball, raised oval ring and cuff detail, ornate shaped backplate, Victorian, c. 1900, 5 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches, $190.

Ridgways plate set, earthenware, hand-colored, horse-themed vignettes on center inside fluted band, white ground, flattened border with gold rim, stamped "Ridgways Old Ivory Bedford Ware / Made in England," 10 inches, 20 piece, $250.

Tole tray, metal, two tiers, painted scene, figures on stone steps, woman drawing water, leaves, scrolls, reticulated rims, arched handle, England, c. 1900, 16 x 17 inches, $365.

Glass inkwell, blown, red roses and stems, frosted cracked ice ground with leaf pattern, domed lacquered brass lid, etched on bottom "Daum Nancy" and Cross of Lorraine, France, c. 1920, 5 x 3 1/2 inches, $400.

Pottery vase, light green mottled glaze, tan glaze inside, ovoid form with curved shoulder, three arched strap handles extending from rim to shoulder, stamped with potter at wheel for Pisgah Forest Pottery, late 1920s, 13 3/4 inches, $500.

Brass firewood bucket, hammered and incised decoration, raised crest with plumed top and scrolling leaves, lion's head masks and ring handles on sides, three hairy paw feet, England, 1800s, 29 x 26 3/4 inches, $820.

Pencil, retractable lead, 18K yellow gold, cobalt blue enamel, four synthetic sapphire cabochons, square button end with three-sided loop for hanging, stamped French eagle head hallmark, 3 5/8 inches, $1,190.

Sterling silver flatware, Faneuil pattern, service for six, fitted wooden case, Tiffany & Co., 1910, 44 piece, $2,000.

Jewelry, pin, golf bag with clubs, 18K textured gold bag, diamonds on top band and handle, four clubs decorated with a ruby, emerald, sapphire and diamonds, marked "Hermes" with French gold assay marks, 2 x 7/8 inches, $3,100.