Stoneware Churn with Civil War Soldiers Marches to $402,500
by Karl Pass | July 19th, 2014
The Zipps of Crocker Farm, a Maryland-based auction company specializing in American stoneware and redware, sold a unique five-gallon stoneware churn decorated with four marching Civil War soldiers for $402,500 on July 19.
The buyer was New York City collector Jerry Lauren bidding by phone. The underbidder was also a collector(Read More)
"The Rookie" Bats $22,565,000
by Lita Solis-Cohen | May 22nd, 2014
Norman Rockwell’s The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room), oil on canvas, 41" x 39", painted in 1957, sold for $22,565,000 (est. $20,000,000/30,000,000) to a phone bidder. Reportedly the consignor had turned down an offer of $30,000,000 (or more), preferring the risk of auction. Rockwell painted it for the March 2, (Read More)