This Week’s Top Lots: June 7 – 12

Editorial Staff

*  At the June 7 sale of American furniture and decorative art at Skinner in Boston the top lot was an 18th century Chippendale carved mahogany block-front slant-lid desk from Boston that sold for $71,100 (estimate $40,000-60,000). Other top sales included the 1947 Kentucky Derby gold winner’s trophy and mint julep cup that brought $59,250 (estimate $60,000-80,000), a circa 1840 …