November 2015 Lamps, Glass & Fine Jewelry Auction
Surpassed Expectations At Over $2.4 Million!

Auction: November 18, 2015

Preview: November 17, 2015

Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.

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1065
Revised: 11/12/2015

Please Note: The Tiffany shade is genuine and original as cataloged. The base is also of Tiffany manufacture but is constructed of Tiffany parts.

TIFFANY STUDIOS LINENFOLD TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany Studios table lamp has 12 sided shade with a center band of large dark amber linenfold panels each panel is bordered on top an bottom with a linenfold border panel. Shade is finished with a row at the top and bottom of the shade of dark amber hammered glass panels. Shade is finished with an openwork top with 12 cast bronze arms extending from the center cast bronze support. Signed on interior edge “Tiffany Studios New York 1950 Pat. Appl’d for”. Shade rests on a Tiffany Studios bronze base with stylized leaf decoration surrounding the foot leading to a simple stem and 3 socket cluster. Base is finished in a rich brown patina. Signed on the underside “Tiffany Studios New York”. SIZE: Shade 15″ dia (at widest) x 9-7/8″ t. Lamp 25-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base is very good to excellent, re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 49719-6 (8,000-12,000) – Lot 1065

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1115
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: The number should read 4716C NOT H716C

TIFFANY LEAF AND VINE VASE.

Tiffany vase has dark gold iridescent body with a subtle lighter gold leaf and vine decoration surrounding body. Iridescence shows rich blue, purple and pink highlights. Signed on underside “L.C.Tiffany-Favrile H 716 C” also retains an original Tiffany-Favrile Glass paper label on the button pontil. SIZE: 13-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Long Island, NY Estate. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49772-8 (600-900) – Lot 1115

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1185
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: PROVENANCE should be Lillian Nassau

TIFFANY TEL EL AMARNA VASE.

Tiffany Tel el Amarna vase has bright gold iridescent body with pink and purple highlights on shoulder. Vase is finished with applied neck with intarsia band of gold iridescent pulled feather design overlaid with a cream colored zigzag line. All against a bronze iridescent background. Vase is finished with an applied gold iridescent lip. Signed on underside “L.C.Tiffany-Favrile 4586 H”. SIZE: 5-7/8″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49769-5 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1185

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1191
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: The adjacent panel also has an old tight crack that was missed when cataloged.

TIFFANY STUDIOS PINE NEEDLE TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany Studios table lamp has dome shaped shade with bronze acid etched pine needle pattern surrounding the shade. Pine needle pattern is backed by 8 bent glass panels of swirling white, purple, blue and green glass. Unsigned. Shade rests on a Tiffany Studios bronze base with all over pine needle pattern. Shade is finished in a dark brown patina while base is finished in a medium brown with subtle red and green highlights. Signed on the underside “Tiffany Studios New York D1018 31″ along with the Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company logo. SIZE: Shade 16″ dia. Lamp 19-1/4” t. CONDITION: Shade has 1 panel with 2 “Y” shaped cracks, otherwise very good. Base is very good original oil burner has been electrified and the font has been drilled for the wire. 49624-1 (9,000-12,000) – Lot 1191

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1202
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: This exact lamp was sold in Christies New York; March 24, 1990 auction, Lot 240 and sold for $104,000. This was before being sold in an auction in Japan.

TIFFANY STUDIOS KOI TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany Studios table lamp has cone shaped shade with leaded Koi done in mottled cream, salmon and yellow glass bodies and blue eyes. Each Koi is finished with acid etched bronze overlay on fins. Koi are set against a background of heavily rippled translucent blue and green striated glass. Shade is complete with original acid etched heat cap. Signed on inside rim “Tiffany Studios New York”. Shade rests on a bronze pumpkin base with ribbed sides leading to the 5 arm spider. Base has original font with 3 socket conversion stem, font has not been drilled. Finished in deep brown patina. Signed on underside of font with applied round tag “Tiffany Studios New York 21218/16″ along with The Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company logo. SIZE: Shade 16″ dia. Lamp 19-1/2” t. PROVENANCE: Est-ouest Auction; Japan, Oct 30 and 31, 1991. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent with few tight hairlines in background glass, 2 Koi fins have tight hairlines, there are no hairlines in fish bodies. Base is very good to excellent with some very minor wear to patina, re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 49729-1 (50,000-100,000) – Lot 1202

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1219
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: PROVENANCE should be Macklowe Gallery

TIFFANY FURNACES ENAMELED SMOKING STAND.

Tiffany Furnaces smoking stand has round platform foot with cast stylized flower design surrounding bottom of tall slender stem supporting the ashtray and cigar rest. Rim of ashtray and top of foot are enameled in mottled yellow, red, blue and green around the edge of the stylized floral design. Smoking stand is complete with original bronze ashtray liner, and is finished in rich brown patina with red and green highlights. Signed on underside “Louis C. Tiffany Furnaces Inc. 251A” along with Tiffany logo. SIZE: 29-1/4″ t (to top of cigar rest). CONDITION: Very good to excellent, with some minor wear to patina in ashtray liner. 49769-4 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 1219

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1223
Revised: 11/5/2015

Great News! This is a scarce 12″ diameter shade, not the standard 10″ diameter.

TIFFANY STUDIOS FLOOR LAMP.

Tiffany Studios floor lamp has domed shade with gold iridescent horizontal bands encircling shade against a shaded green background. Iridescent bands have vertically pulled slightly scrolling lines giving the shade somewhat of a spiderweb affect. Shade also shows a zipper affect on the pulled vertical lines when lit. Signed in fitter “L.C.T. Favrile”. Shade is housed in a double harp floor base with 5 legs each terminating in a lily pad foot. Base is finished in a rich brown patina with green highlights. Signed on underside of 1 foot “Tiffany Studios New York 423H”. SIZE: Shade 10″ dia. Lamp 59-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base is very good to excellent with some minor wear and discoloration to patina, re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 49717-2 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 1223

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1275
Revised: 11/5/2015

Great News! The catalog states there are 384 pieces, there is actually 418 pieces

SET OF TIFFANY & COMPANY OLYMPIAN PATTERN STERLING SILVER FLATWARE.

Set consists of 384 pieces including; 16 dinner knives, 3 serving spoons, twelve 7-1/8″ soup spoons, eight 8″ dinner forks, twelve 7″ dinner forks, twelve 7″ salad forks, sixteen 6″ teaspoons, eight 5-3/4″ dessert spoons, 6 butter spreaders, sardine fork(?), small heart shaped spoon, 11 fruit knives, 12 oyster forks, 5 dessert knives, 10 additional dinner knives, 12 fish forks, 9 bullion spoons, 21 luncheon forks, 6 cocktail forks, 6 dessert forks, 19 tablespoons, 12 soup spoons, 6 iced tea spoons, 15 demitasse spoons, 18 fish forks, 13 teaspoons, 2 salt spoons, 2 very small ladles, 2 orange/fruit spoons, 12 fruit forks, 12 after dinner dessert spoons, 6 large soup spoons, 12 oval bowl ice cream spoons, 6 ice cream spoons, 6 dessert forks, small wide serving fork, salad fork, 12 ice cream fork, 8 demitasse spoons, 4 ice cream spoons, 2 small soup spoons, 2 grapefruit spoons, 6 orange spoons, four 8-1/2″ serving spoons, 2 kidney shaped berry spoons with gold wash, 9″ serving fork, 7-1/2″ cheese scoop, sherbet server, clam shell serving spoon with gold wash, fish server, two 7-1/2″ gravy ladles, two 7-1/2″ pierced sugar sifters gold washed, 12-1/2″ stuffing spoon, 2-pc salad set with gold wash, and asparagus tongs. Total weight of weighable items is approximately 652 troy oz. Set comes with old wooden silverware chest that does not hold all of the pieces. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: Overall very good to excellent, with some minor scratches and discoloration of some knife blades commensurate with age. Box has wear and heavy scratches to lid. 49809-1 (20,000-25,000) – Lot 1275

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1281
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: In addition to the items listed in this description there are 2 Kirk & Son serving utensils.

LOT OF STERLING, COIN SILVER AND SILVER PLATE BY VARIOUS MAKERS.

Lot consists of sterling silver pitcher, 10 sterling silver desert plates with cast floral border, sterling silver chafing dish, sterling silver butter plate by Howard & Co., Black, Starr & Frost small sterling bowl, Howard & Co. sterling plate, Theodore B. Starr 10-1/2″ sterling pie plate holder, sterling silver creamer, small sterling silver bowl, small International sterling silver tray, sterling silver oval bowl, Marcus & Co. sterling oval bowl with pierced rim, sterling sliver jewel box with fitted interior, 6 Howard & Co. sterling butter knives, 7 Howard & Co. sterling tablespoons, 6 enameled and gold wash sterling pickle forks, 7 misc sterling demitasses spoons, sterling pickle fork, sterling grapefruit spoon, Tolle sterling demitasse spoon, sterling Mardi Gras souvenir spoon engraved March 7/05, long handled sterling spoon, Benjamin & Ford sterling Victorian spoon, small sterling ladle, a large coin silver charger along with some silver baby rattles and horn, as well as a grouping of silver plated spoons and forks, a silver religious icon in shadow box and a sterling silver picture frame not weighed. Total weight of weighable sterling silver 179 troy oz. SIZE: Varies. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with wear, dings and scratches commensurate with age. 49809-3 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 1281

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1305
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: There is one shade with old stress lines in the white pulled feathers.

THREE QUEZAL ART GLASS SHADES.

1) Quezal shade has pastel green pulled feather design descending from the fitter against a creamy white slightly iridescent background. Signed in the fitter “Quezal”. 2) Quezal shade has yellow pulled feather design with gold iridescent details descending from the fitter with a creamy white outline all against a bright gold iridescent ground. Shade has gold iridescent interior. Signed in the fitter “Quezal”. 3) Quezal shade had diamond quilted exterior with bright gold iridescence along with a gold iridescent interior. Signed in the fitter “Quezal”. SIZE: 1) 5″ t. 2) 4-3/4″ t. 3) 4-5/8″ t. CONDITION: All three are very good to excellent, 3) has some very minor roughness to fitter rim. 49761-18 (300-500) – Lot 1305

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1306
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: There is a very old crack at the ruffle edge of the shade.

STEUBEN ART GLASS SHADE.

Steuben art glass shade has green pulled feather design surrounding lower rim, outlined in gold iridescence against a creamy slightly iridescent background. Interior has bright gold iridescence. Signed in fitter with faint fleur-de-lis “Steuben”. SIZE: 4-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some very minor roughness to fitter. 49808-27 (100-300) – Lot 1306

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1317
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: There is a chip to the front point at the knife’s edge.

STEUBEN CRYSTAL SCULPTURE.

Steuben crystal sculpture entitled “Castle of Dreams” has frosted castle and rock walls sculpted against a clear crystal diamond shaped base. Sculpture was designed by D. Dowler. Signed on the underside in corner “Steuben”. SIZE: 6″ t x 9-3/4″ w. PROVENANCE: Tom Dimitroff Collection. CONDITION: There is a small chip and approximately 1/4″ long fracture to a bottom corner of the sculpture, otherwise very good. 49728-22 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1317

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1385
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: There is a chip on the upper left corner. New Estimate is $300-500.

VICTOR TRABUCCO PARTNERSHIP SCULPTURE.

Victor Trabucco sculpture created in sections the design having a red open rose and bud on a stem with tendrils and green leaves. Rose is encased as a paperweight. The design sits on a ground of white muslin. Faceted optical crystal components are adhered to the central design creating a sculpture. Etched in base “Trabucco”. SIZE: 4-1/2″ h x 6″ w x 4-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49920-2 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 1385

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1436
Revised: 11/13/2015

Please Note: The surface with imperfections and the neck area with a bad crack. New Estimate $2,000-6,000.

WEBB THREE COLOR CAMEO VASE.

Exceptional Webb cameo glass vase has white cameo peacock in center front resting on a cherry tree branch. Branches encircle vase and support numerous white cameo cherry blossoms with purple shading all set against a rich lightly iridescent red ground. Vase is finished with a wide purple border surrounding top of neck with white cameo flowers within a band. Red background has a wheel-carved textured finish. Unsigned. SIZE: 11-1/4″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49920-1 (40,000-60,000) – Lot 1436

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1532
Revised: 11/17/2015

Please Note: This is not an antique vase.

GALLE SCENIC CAMEO VASE.

Galle vase has amber cameo trees standing at the edge of a pond with purple mountains in the background all set against a frosted yellow ground. Signed on side in cameo “Galle”. SIZE: 13-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49748-9 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1532

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1534
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: The bottom of the vase is professionally restored and also the lower part of the vase is cracked.

GALLE SCENIC CAMEO GLASS VASE.

Small Galle vase has a dark amethyst cameo tree extending from foot to lip at edge of pond with light blue and amethyst cameo trees in distance framing rolling hill. All against a yellow shading to blue background. Signed on side in cameo “Galle”. SIZE: 6-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49808-22 (800-1,200) – Lot 1534

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1567
Revised: 11/17/2015

Please Note: The corseted example (middle vase in catalog photo) also has a small chip near the foot.

THREE DAUM CAMEO VASES.

1) Daum cameo and enameled vase has diamond shaped corseted body with cameo flower, stems and leaves decorating each side. Leaves and stems are enameled in shades of green while the flowers are done in shades of violet. All set against an acid textured background of violet shading to cream. Signed on the side in cameo “Daum Nancy” with the Cross of Lorraine. 2) Daum square vase has cameo flowers, stems and leaves on each side. Stems and leaves are enameled in shades of green while the flowers are enameled in shades of violet. Cameo decoration is set against an acid textured background of mottled violet shading to mottled white. Signed on the the side in cameo “Daum Nancy” with the Cross of Lorraine. 3) Daum square vase has wheel-carved cameo flowers, stems and leaves against an acid textured background of pink shading to yellow shading to violet. Wheel-carved flowers are beautifully detailed. Signed on the the underside with an engraved signature “Daum Nancy” with the Cross of Lorraine. SIZE: 1) 4-1/2″ t. 2) 4-3/4″ t. 3) 4-5/8″ t. CONDITION: 1) Very good to excellent. 2) Very good to excellent. 3) There is a chip to leaf near bottom corner of vase, otherwise very good to excellent. 49718-1 (2,500-4,500) – Lot 1567

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1578
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: We do not guarantee this vase to be old.

DAUM CAMEO GLASS VASE.

Daum vase is decorated with vitrified glass cameo fuchsia flowers, stems and leaves. The autumn colored cameo decoration is set against a mottled blue shading to white frosted background. Signed on the side in cameo “Daum Nancy” with the Cross of Lorraine. SIZE: 13-3/4″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 16398-153 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 1578

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1610
Revised: 11/5/2015

Please Note: There is a small spot on the surface edge of the rim that was repaired some time ago. It is strategically under the arm that supports the shade and thus well hidden.

LE VERRE FRANCAIS BONSAI LAMP.

Le Verre Francais lamp in Bonsai pattern has cameo bonsai tree repeating itself 3 times around shade. Cameo decoration is done in mottled violet glass shading to mottled violet and green at bottom, all set against a mottled white and pink background. Shade rests on a round bulbous base with mottled violet cameo glass stylized bonsai leaves descending from neck. Base is further decorated with mottled violet and green spikes ascending from foot. All against a mottled white and pink background. Base is complete with metal 3 arm spider and single socket as well as 1 socket descending into base. Signed on underside of base with engraved signature “Charder Le Verre Francais”. SIZE: Shade 12-1/4″ dia. Lamp 19″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49801-8 (7,000-9,000) – Lot 1610

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1653
Revised: 11/5/2015

Great News: The catalog description says that there are 12 cups, in actuality there are 14!

EXTRAORDINARY DECORATED MOSER PUNCH BOWL SET WITH APPLIED ELEPHANT HANDLES.

Rare covered punch bowl with ladle and twelve cups are each decorated with a medallion featuring a butterfly design with another medallion having a water scene and is further decorated with bluebirds and dragonflies. All of this decoration is enameled on an amber ground with each piece, except the ladle, having applied glass elephant heads and four applied glass feet. All of this applied glass is in blue with gold highlights. SIZE: Punch bowl is 13″ t. Cups are 4-3/4″ t. CONDITION: Interior rim of punch bowl has a large surface flake, some other minute roughness but otherwise very nice. 49805-2 (800-1,200) – Lot 1653

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