Published: September 4, 2001
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Highlights of Bodnar’s August sale included a Nineteenth Century English grandfather’s clock by Wilkinson that sold for $2,100, and a nine-piece 1940s Satinwood bedroom set that sold for $2,400.
“Old Windjammer,” a signed Gordon Grant lithograph showing the deck of a ship at sea, sold for $275.
A Joan of Arc three-tone marble bust sold for $275, and a unique Shelley miniature cup and saucer sold for $295.
Several pieces of furniture from a Metuchen, N.J. estate accumulated during the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire drew spirited bidding.
A two-piece stepback maple country hutch crafted by the consignor’s great grandfather, who managed a furniture factory in Pennsylvania, sold for $1,400.
A 20-inch miniature dresser he crafted to show as a sample while visiting customers, featuring a secret combination lock built into the back of the dresser, sold for $750.
A Nineteenth Century pine dough box sold for $700, and an oak jelly cupboard sold for $450. A two-piece oak fall front desk sold for $450.
A 14-karat gold Waltham pocketwatch sold for $500, and a second Waltham 14-karat pocketwatch sold for $325.
All prices cited are hammer prices. There is a ten percent buyer’s premium.
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