July 17: Current Prices

Terry Kovel and Kim 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. 

Mirror, wood frame, rectangular, carved, pierced leafy scrolls, peacock crest, serpents in corners, Thailand, 20 x 32 1/2 inches, $40. 

Card, baseball, Willie Mays, New York Mets, outfield, No. 305, batting record on reverse, Topps, 1973, $60. 

Towel rack, walnut, bead and needlepoint panel, orange ground, black and white flowers, top crest, carved, woman's face with veil, two turned bars, Victorian, 24 inches, wide, $155. 

Bottle, decanter, animal-shaped stopper, yellow glass body, squat base, rigaree around neck, silver collar, Aesthetic Movement, British, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, $190. 

Bronze vase, art nouveau, asymmetrical, overlapping petals, patinated, gilt flower, cast signature, Antoine Bofill, 12 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.    $320 

Sign, "Miel De Ruches," shield shape, painted, white letters, black ground, multicolor wildflowers in top corners, yellow bee skep in center, "De L'abbaye de Montignac" underneath, hanging loops, 40 x 24 inches, $475. 

Firefighting, extinguisher, glass bottle, brown, metal lid, paper label, Whiz, blue ground, red trim, 11 inches, $555. 

Meissen porcelain group, four children, gardeners, 18th century costume, boy on basketweave pedestal, holds basket of flowers, boy with shovel, girl with rake, girl with flowers in apron, round base, pink draping, leaf and flower borders, gilt trim, crossed swords mark, 10 1/2 x 6 inches, $1,020. 

Cabinet, Kas, Baroque, walnut, two sections, carved panel doors, tortoiseshell medallions, ebonized trim, pilasters, six lion's mask ring pulls, bun feet, Dutch, 68 x 72 x 29 inches, $1,920. 

Saddle blanket, Navajo, bands of diagonal stripes, center band of serrated zigzags, red, white, yellow, black, green, c. 1875, 74 x 53 inches, $2,480.