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Dog bowl sells at auction for $27,450

Nov. 26, 2010 at 1:46 PM
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A California auction house said a sale featuring designer dog bowls was topped by a $27,450 doggie dish created by Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha.

Bonhams auction house said the sale, on Tuesday, in Los Angeles and San Francisco, featured Ruscha's "Untitled (Fido) 2010" as the top bid-getter.

David Hockney's bowl sold for $6,710, a bowl by artist Kenny Scharf sold for $4,575, a dish made by Ross Bleckner sold for $2,074 and a Chuck Arnoldi work sold for $1,220, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

The dog bowls were sold to benefit PAWS/LA, a non-profit aimed at benefiting low-income and elderly pet owners.

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