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

Auction: November 18, 2015

Preview: November 17, 2015

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1064

TIFFANY STUDIOS DAMASCENE TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany Studios table lamp has large domed green damascene shade with gold iridescent waves showing strong purple and blue highlights. Shade is unsigned but is numbered “S11811”. Shade rests on a Tiffany Studios bronze base with 4 bronze lily pad feet supporting an egg crate platform with cylindrical riser decorated with applied and twisted bronze wire. Riser leads to a 3 arm spider and 3 socket cluster. Lamp is complete with openwork replacement cap and is finished in a rich brown patina with strong green highlights. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios 7811”. SIZE: Shade 15-7/8″ dia. Lamp 21-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base is very good to excellent with some minor wear to patina. Re-wired with appropriate cloth cord missing plug. 49719-7 (7,000-9,000) – Lot 1064

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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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1066

TIFFANY STUDIOS NEWEL POST LAMP.

Tiffany Studios newel post lamp has 3 gold favrile tulip shades with bright gold iridescence showing subtle pink and platinum highlights. Each shade is signed in side the fitter rim “L.C.T.”. Shades are supported by a Tiffany Studios bronze base with vertically ribbed foot with stylized heart design encircling the foot which gives way to a vertically ribbed bronze stem. 3 goose neck arms support the bronze shade holders. Base is finished in a rich brown patina with subtle green highlights. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios New York 309”. SIZE: Overall 15-3/4″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: 1 shade has shallow flake to outside of fitter which is concealed when shade is in place, otherwise all shades are very good to excellent. Base is very good with some wear to patina. 49719-8 (5,000-7,000) – Lot 1066

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1067

TIFFANY STUDIOS LINENFOLD TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany Studios table lamp has hexagon shade with 8 dark amber linenfold panels with a linenfold border piece at the bottom of each panel. Shade is signed on the interior edge “Tiffany Studios New York Pat. Appl’d for 1948”. Shade rests on a Tiffany Studios bronze base with square foot and stem leading to a 3 socket cluster. Base is complete with original acid etched bronze cap. Base is signed on side of foot near cord “Tiffany Studios New York 558”. SIZE: Shade 12″ dia (at widest). Lamp 19″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base is very good to excellent with some minor discoloration to patina. 49719-2 (5,000-7,000) – Lot 1067

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1068

TIFFANY STUDIOS DAMASCENE ADJUSTABLE DESK LAMP.

Tiffany Studios adjustable desk lamp has green damascene shade with gold iridescent waves showing strong purple and pink highlights. Shade is signed “L.C.T. Favrile”. Shade has an Intaglio carved dragonfly near the fitter and is supported by a Tiffany Studios bronze base with stylized leaf design foot and stem with adjustable height riser supporting the bronze harp. Base is finished in a medium brown patina with dore texture. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios New York 569″. SIZE: Shade 10-1/4″ dia. Lamp is 18-1/4″ t and adjusts to 22-1/2”. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base very good with some wear and discoloration to patina. 49719-3 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 1068

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1069

TIFFANY STUDIOS BELTED DOGWOOD TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany belted dogwood table lamp has leaded glass shade with band of dogwood flowers and leaves surrounding shade with white and pink dogwood flowers and mottled green leaves. All set against a mottled light blue opalescent glass geometric background. Shade is marked with an applied signature tag “Tiffany Studios New York”. Shade rests on a Tiffany bronze base with inverted saucer foot and body flaring at shoulder with original oil font and electrification stem with 3 socket cluster. Base is topped with a replacement pierced heat cap. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios New York 167”. SIZE: Shade 18″ dia. Base 21-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent with very few if any tight hairlines. Base and font have been drilled for electrification most likely by the factory, very good to excellent, re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 49719-1 (25,000-35,000) – Lot 1069

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1070

TIFFANY CYPRIOT VASE.

Tiffany Cypriot vase has very nice bubbled gold iridescent surface with areas of strong blue, purple and green iridescence. Vase is signed on underside “L.C.Tiffany-Favrile 9759J”. SIZE: 5-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49719-13 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1070

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1071

LOETZ HANGING LAMP.

Loetz hanging lamp has decorated Loetz shade with gold iridescent oil spot decoration shading to platinum iridescence at the bottom. With stylized heart design in red glass with purple iridescence. Shade is further decorated with applied random red glass threading descending from the fitter. Unsigned. Shade is housed in a simple bell shaped cap with single socket and a brass chain descending from the brass bell shaped ceiling cap with stylized leaf design surrounding the top. SIZE: Shade is 12″ l. Overall 41-1/4″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade has a Handel brass aperture ring glued around the fitter so that the shade will fit the fixture, some small areas of missing thread, otherwise very good. Fixture has some minor dents and appears to have a painted gold finish. 49719-11 (2,000-4,000) – Lot 1071

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1072

MOE BRIDGES TROPICAL SCENE TABLE LAMP.

Moe Bridges table lamp has reverse painted nighttime scene of palm trees at oceans edge with full moon peeking through palms against a yellow shading to dark blue nighttime sky. Reverse of shade is painted with 2 palm trees on an outcropping at oceans edge against same sky. Signed on bottom edge of shade “Moe Bridges Co 200”. Shade rests on an urn shaped base with square handles and a platform with 4 lions paw feet. Base has 2 socket cluster and original cap. Base has a dark brown finish with green spatters. Signed on underside “Moe Bridges Co Milwaukee Wis”. SIZE: Shade 17-7/8″ dia. Lamp 23″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade has some oxidation to paint on interior, otherwise very good. Base is very good with some wear and discoloration to finish. 49719-5 (1,500-3,000) – Lot 1072

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1073

TIFFANY STUDIOS TORCHIERE TABLE LAMP.

Tiffany Studios table lamp has blue favrile shade with round body transforming to a hexagonal shape at the lip, blue iridescence shows nice purple and platinum highlights. Unsigned. Bronze Tiffany Studios base has square foot with turned stem. Base is finished in a dull gold patina and is signed on the side “Tiffany Studios New York 1787”. SIZE: Overall 16-3/8″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shade has some minor flakes to the fitter rim which are concealed when shade is in place, otherwise very good. Base has some minor wear and discoloration otherwise very good. 49719-9 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 1073

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1074

TIFFANY STUDIOS/WHEATLY LAMP BASE.

Wheatly pottery lamp base has bulbous body with incised flowers and leaves surrounding the body. Base is finished in a rich green glaze. Base is finished with a Tiffany Studios font and 3 arm spider with single socket. Base is signed on the underside “W”. SIZE: 13-1/2″ t (to top of socket). Spider accommodates a 16″ shade. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent, re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 49719-18 (2,500-4,500) – Lot 1074

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1075

TIFFANY STUDIOS COUNTERBALANCE FLOOR LAMP BASE.

Tiffany Studios bronze floor lamp base has 5 legs each terminating in a lily pad foot. Slender stem supports double counterbalance arm with counterbalance ball and adjustable socket and shade holder. Base is finished in a rich brown patina with subtle green highlights. Signed on bottom of 1 foot “Tiffany Studios New York 468”. SIZE: 52″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some minor wear and discoloration to patina. 49719-4 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 1075

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1076

TIFFANY STUDIOS THREE LIGHT LILY LAMP.

Tiffany Studios lamp has platform foot with wave design surrounding edge and stylized leaf design incised on top. Platform supports 3 goose neck arms terminating in bronze flower form shade holders. Lamp supports 3 reproduction gold iridescent lily shades. shades are unsigned. Base is signed on underside “Tiffany G. & D. Co. New York S1315”. SIZE: 13-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Shades are very good to excellent. Locking nuts for shade holders are glued in place. Base has replacement switch, otherwise good. 49719-10 (3,000-4,000) – Lot 1076

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1077

LOT OF REFERENCE BOOKS.

Lot consists of 8 collectors reference books including; Tiffany At Auction By Alastair Duncan, 2 copies of The “Lost” Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany by Hugh F. McKean, Tiffany Favrile Art Glass by Moise S. Steeg, Jr., The Lamps of Tiffany by Dr. Egon Neustadt, Great Art Glass Lamps Tiffany, Duffner & Kimberly, Pairpoint and Handel by Martin M. May, The Handel Lamps Book by Hibel, Hibel & Fontaine, Mosaic Shades Volume II by Paul Crist, and a soft cover Tiffany A Rizzoli Paperback. SIZE: Varies. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good used condition, all with dust jackets. 49719-24 (300-500) – Lot 1077

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1078

DURAND GOLD IRIDESCENT VASE.

Large Durand vase has pedestal foot and tall flaring body. Vase is finished in bright gold iridescence shading from nearly opaque at top to translucent at bottom. Foot has a mirrored finish. Signed in the polished pontil “VDurand 20120-16”. SIZE: 15-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49719-16 (400-600) – Lot 1078

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1079

ROOKWOOD WINTER SCENE PLAQUE.

Rookwood plaque is decorated with winter scene with snow covered meadow with pine trees in distance and tall snow covered mountains behind set against a winter sky. Plaque is signed in lower right corner with conjoined initials “FR” for Frank Rothenbusch. Plaque is marked on reverse with impressed flame marked and dated 1913. Housed in a heavy quarter sawn oak frame. SIZE: Plaque 10-1/2″ w x 8-1/2″ t (approximately). Frame 15-5/8″ w x 13-3/4″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some crazing, not examined out of frame. 49719-14 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 1079

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1080

NEWCOMB COLLEGE VASE.

Newcomb College pottery vase is decorated with blue trees in relief, trees have a subtle green foliage and moss. All set against a light blueish/gray and green background. Front of decoration shows a full moon peeking through the trees. Signed on the underside with impressed conjoined “NC” and numbered “ND19”, also impressed with the number “82” and artist initials “A.F.S” for Anna F. Simpson. SIZE: 8-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49719-15 (2,000-4,000) – Lot 1080

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1081

TWO KPM PORCELAIN PLAQUES.

1) KPM porcelain plaque depicts a seated lovely maiden in blue gown with sheer white shawl around her shoulders. There are roses in her lap and birds in background. Signed in the lower left corner “R.Wagner”. Plaque is housed in an ornate gold frame. Signed on the backside with impressed scepter mark “K.P.M. 145 203”. 2) KPM oval porcelain plaque has portrait of a young woman with sheer white scarf and golden star shaped hairpiece. Plaque is beautifully detailed, especially the hair. Marked on the backside with impressed scepter mark “K.P.M. Sz 4”. Plaque is housed in an ornate gold oval frame. SIZE: 1) Plaque 6″ w x 8-1/4″ t. Frame 12-1/4″ w x 14-1/2″ t. 2) Plaque 6-1/4″ w x 8-1/2″ t. Frame 12″ w x 15-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: 1) Very good to excellent. 2) Minor losses to frame edge otherwise very good to excellent. 49719-12 (1,250-1,750) – Lot 1081

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1082

FLORENTINE WALL MIRROR.

Heavy beveled glass mirror is housed in an elaborate carved floral design frame, with gilt finish. SIZE: Mirror 6-1/2″ w x 11″ t (approximately). Frame 13″ w x 20″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some very minor carving loss. 49719-21 (600-1,200) – Lot 1082

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1083

TWO HARALD RICHTER BRONZE PLAQUES.

1) Cast bronze plaque has 3D figure of woman holding net while young child puts fish in it. 2 other children are behind woman, little boy holding fruit bowl and little girl squeezing grapes into a jar. Cupid with bow drawn flies above. All with harbor scene in background. Figures are finished in bright gold patina while background has light silvered patina. 2) Cast bronze plaque has lovely woman sitting on garden pedestal with cupid at her side holding a mirror while another cupid flies above sprinkling flowers on her head. 2 small children set below holding a floral wreath. Figures are set against a garden background. Figures are finished in bright gold patina while background has light silvered patina. Both plaques are signed “Harald Richter. FEC”. Both plaques are mounted on wooden (possibly walnut or mahogany) backs. SIZE: Plaques are 23″ l x 14-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Both are very good to excellent with some minor wear to patina. 49719-22 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1083

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1084

CARVED WOODEN GILDED MIRROR.

Mirror frame is ornately carved with bold acanthus leaf design with gilded finish. Frame houses a heavy beveled glass mirror. Unsigned. SIZE: Overall 22″ w x 31″ t. Mirror 15″ w x 19-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: There are some repairs to carved leaves and some wear and loss to gilding. Otherwise good. 49719-23 (600-900) – Lot 1084

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1085

PAIR OF 24K GOLD PLATED CANDLESTICKS.

Pair of candlesticks have round platform foot and tall cylindrical stems leading to a flaring candle cup. Candlesticks are finished with 24K gold plating. Unsigned. SIZE: 22-1/4″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 49719-19 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 1085

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1086

ORMOLU MIRRORED TRAY.

Ormolu tray has beveled mirror bottom with 2 scrolled handles and an openwork gallery with drape and tassel border around the bottom. Tray is further decorated with an applied cast woman’s head with flower garlands on each side. Tray is finished with 4 lions paw feet. Unsigned. SIZE: 18″ w (handle to handle) x 15-3/4″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some very minor scratches to mirror surface. 49719-20 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 1086

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1087

FRENCH TANTALUS SET.

French Tantalus set consists of 4 crystal decanters and 13 crystal cordials. Each piece is decorated with a gilt leaf design and each decanter is complete with original hollow blown stopper. Decanters and cordials are housed in a brass or bronze frame with center handle and glass bottom. Frame and crystal are further housed with in a brass or bronze box with glass top and sides and acanthus leaf feet. Glass panels are etched around the border with a matching leaf design. Unsigned. SIZE: Decanters 8″ t to top of stopper. Cordials 3″ t. Tantalus case 13″ w x 10-5/8″ d x 11-1/4″ t. PROVENANCE: Dean & Kate Armstrong Collection. CONDITION: Very good, 1 cordial has roughness to the edge of foot from a flaw in the making, 3 cordials have a slightly different shape than the others, set is missing 1 cordial. 49719-17 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 1087

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