Aloysius O'Kelly painting achieves 360% increase on estimate


2015-06-26 13:27:37


Aloysius O'Kelly painting achieves 360% increase on estimate

An Aloysius O'Kelly painting highlighted Ahlers and Ogletree's October 6 auction

An Aloysius O'Kelly painting from 1905 was the star lot of Ahlers and Ogletree's Fabulous Fall Estates auction that took place on October 6.

The painting, which depicts a scene of maids carrying out housework, sold for $23,000 against an estimate of $3,000-5,000 - an increase of 360%.

Aloysius O'Kelly Ahlers and OgletreeThe painting dates to 1905

An 18k gold President Rolex watch was another notable lot, achieving $7,750. It featured a diamond encrusted face, an emerald cut diamond bezel and a sapphire crystal window.

A diamond and onyx art deco makeup box made $6,000 against a $2,000-4,000 valuation.

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