Lamp and Glass Auction
Totals Over $1.9 Million!

Auction: December 1 & 2, 2010

Preview: November 30, 2010

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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1116
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: There are approx. 59 pieces in this lot, not 52; and one sherbet is cracked

LOBMEYR ENAMELED 52PC STEMWARE & BOWLS. Glass stemware and bowls are exquisitely enameled with men and women from the Provincial Period with highly ornate scroll work to main sections and pedestal feet. Twenty-six of these pieces have an elegant monogram to reverse side with an “L S & T”. Is extremely rare to find a set of this enormous size. Signed with Lobmeyr mark to bottom of each piece. SIZE: Stemware size varies from 5-1/4″ to 7″ t. Bowls are 3″ t x 5-1/4″ dia. PROVENANCE: From the Private Collection of Dorothy Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with insignificant amount of loss to gold gilt. 5-61876 (1,000-1,500)

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1117
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: As already noted, there are a few instances of minute roughness (which consists of flecks or chips. There are three damages that exceed the definition of “minute”: 2 cups are missing part of one tusk and the interior rim of the punchbowl has a larger surface flake.

RARE MOSER PUNCHBOWL SET. Rare covered punchbowl with ladle and fourteen 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 a 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. Unsigned to our knowledge. SIZE: Punchbowl is 13″ t. Cups are 4-3/4″ t. PROVENANCE: A gift to the Maine State Museum being sold to benefit the museum’s acquisition fund. CONDITION: Minute roughness, but overall exceptional. 5-61608 (800-1,200)

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1224
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: There is a teeny flea bite chip to the inside rim of the bowl

WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE BOX. Exceptional Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre box is done in the Nizami pattern with the lid being decorated with a large round medallion featuring a group of Persian individuals in a garden with trees, vines and birds in a nest. All against a midnight lustre background. Side of the box is adorned with a band of gold gilt geometric figures. Interior of the box is finished in light blue pearlescence with a center medallion of a Persian figure holding an ax and standing among the foliage. Marked on the underside with gold Portland vase mark, “Wedgwood Made in England” and numbered. SIZE: 5″ dia. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 5-61896 (5,000-6,000)

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1253
Revised: 11/30/2010

Photo is incorrect in the catalog, description is correct

THREE STEUBEN APPLIED FRUIT ITEMS. Two covered jars with applied fruit finials; one in Celeste blue and the other in amber. Both are unsigned. And a large amber centerpiece bowl with four applied fruit handles and red trimming. Signed on the underside with acid etched block letters “Steuben”. SIZE: Covered jars are 5-1/4″ dia each. Centerpiece is 11-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with the blue covered jar having fleabites to interior rim of lid. 5-61652 (500-700)

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1273
Revised: 11/30/2010

Photo is incorrect in the catalog, description is correct

THREE STEUBEN AMBER & BLUE GLASS ITEMS. 1) Amber and Flemish blue covered compote. Unsigned. 2) Amber and Flemish blue vase. Signed with Steuben script signature. 3) Amber and Celeste blue rolled rim compote. Unsigned. SIZE: Ranges from 6″ to 10″ t. CONDITION: All are very good to excellent. 5-61647 (300-500)

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1281
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: There is an open bubble on the underside of the vase from the making

STEUBEN ACB VASE. Flemish blue acid cut back decoration of flowers over a pink cluthra glass. Double gourd shaped vase with ground pontil is unsigned. SIZE: 11″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 5-62027 (5,000-7,000)

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1307
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: We do not guarantee these to be Steuben

THREE STEUBEN ART GLASS SHADES. Ribbon and wreath etched design encircles each of these Chinese lantern shaped shades. The shades are gently ribbed and have a carnival type iridescent finish. Unsigned. SIZE: All have 2-1/4″ fitters x 6″ t. CONDITION: Overall good. 5-61506 (200-400)

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2029
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: Applied flower (covering the hairline crack) is a later addition to the vase

DAUM CAMEO & ENAMEL VASE. Especially nice Daum vase has white cameo flowers, stems and leaves with enameled green and yellow stamens in each flower. The cameo decoration is set against a mottled light blue shading to frosted background. The vase is finished with a flaring lip having a v-notch in front and back. Signed on the side in cameo “Daum Nancy” with Cross of Lorraine. SIZE: 8-1/2″ t. CONDITION: A small stress line extending approx. 1/2″ from the bottom of the v-notch of the vase, most likely from the making. 5-60310 (800-1,200)

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2073
Revised: 12/2/2010

Additional Information: 1/2″ internal heat check near the foot inside glass and does not reach the surface

GALLE FRENCH CAMEO FIRE POLISH VASE. Purple and light blue clematis flowers encircle this bulbous, footed, vase with an ethereal ground of milky white and blue. Signed “Galle” in cameo to side of vase. SIZE: 4-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 5-61437 (1,500-2,500)

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2092
Revised: 12/2/2010

Additional Information: We do not guarantee the signature on this piece

GALLE ENAMEL & METAL BASKET. Exceptional Galle basket is done in dark amber glass with rich enameled decoration adorning the flat lip of the basket. Sides of the lip are rolled inward and finished with an applied ribbed handle on each side. Basket is further finished with a metal handle of cherry branches, leaves and cherries with red, green and brown patination giving the handle a rich, natural appearance. Signed on the underside with etched signature “E. Galle”. SIZE: 8-1/4″ l x 7-3/4″ t. PROVENANCE: From the Private Collection of Dorothy Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 5-61784 (2,000-3,000)

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2093
Revised: 12/2/2010

Additional Information: We do not guarantee the signature on this piece

GALLE ENAMELED CRUET. Exceptional early Galle cruet is done in deep amber glass with colorful enamel floral decoration surrounding the shoulder and body. The cruet is further decorated with applied rigaree at the bottom of the cruet, three applied ribbed loops around the shoulder; each holding a bronze coin with Arabic design. Cruet is finished with an applied ribbed handle and faceted stopper. Signed on the underside with etched signature “E. Galle”. SIZE: 8-1/4″ t. PROVENANCE: From the Private Collection of Dorothy Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with a tiny bruise on underside of foot. 5-61783 (1,000-1,500)

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2099
Revised: 12/2/2010

Additional Information: We do not guarantee the signature on this piece

GALLE ENAMELED VASE. Handkerchief style vase is supported by globular stem above a flattened saucer foot. The vase is decorated with an allover Art Nouveau design of dragonflies, butterflies, flora and fauna. The vase is finished with gold gilt to upper rim and foot. Signed “E Galle” to underside of foot. SIZE: 8-1/4″ t. PROVENANCE: From the Private Collection of Dorothy Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with minute wear to gilt. 5-61778 (800-1,200)

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2132
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: We do not guarantee this to be LeVerre Francais, nor do we guarantee the age

MONUMENTAL LE VERRE FRANCAIS CHARDER POISSONS VASE. Spectacular monumental Le Verre Francais vase in the Poissons pattern depicts a school of orange cameo fish swimming amongst underwater vegetation against a mottled light blue shading to cream background. Vase rests on three applied black scrolled glass feet. Signed on the side in cameo “Charder”. Similar example is pictured on the cover of the book Charles Schneider: Le Verre Francais-Charder by Marie-Christine Joulin and Gerald Maier. Vase is also pictured and described inside the book on pg. 175. A rare and outstanding example. SIZE: 13″ t x 8-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. Bottom of vase has been drilled to accommodate a single socket for use as a luminaire (no hardware present). We have seen examples of French cameo glass where vases like this were converted to luminaires at the factory. 5-62000 (2,000-3,000)

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2178
Revised: 12/1/2010

Correction: This is a Jefferson base, not Duffner & Kimberly

DUFFNER & KIMBERLY TABLE LAMP BASE. Wonderful Duffner & Kimberly two socket lamp base has an elongated vertically ribbed shaft and is decorated at top with an Art Nouveau design and ends in four feet which supports an acanthus leaf platform bottom. An example of this base is pictured in the book Mosaic Shades Vol. II by Paul Crist on page 188. The base carries a desirable patina brown finish and pierced top cap. Unsigned. SIZE: Lamp is 23″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with minor scratches to finish, socket replaced and finial missing. 5-61465 (1,000-1,500)

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2182
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: There appears to have been a tip to the rifle, but it is unknown how much it extended

AUSTRIAN BRONZE LAMP. Austrian cold painted bronze lamp depicts a full figure American Indian in full headdress and robe with rifle standing in front of teepee with a large three dimensional tree having bronze leaves as a covering for the man and his home. Entire lamp base carries a desirable patina finish. Signed “A. Titze”. SIZE: 25″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent, needs to be wired. 5-61582 (2,000-3,000)

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2192
Revised: 12/2/2010

Additional Information: There is a teeny heat check in the lower end tip of the handle where it was attached to the body of the vase. Teeny heat checks are not uncommon at the connecting points because of the temperature differences at the time the vase was made.

WEBB ENGLISH CAMEO VASE. Bulbous form vase has a slightly elongated neck and is decorated on either side with a large flora and fauna pattern. The vase is finished with two highly ornate decorative handles. Signed “Thomas Webb & Sons Limited”. SIZE: 6″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 5-61911 (2,000-3,000)

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2213
Revised: 12/1/2010

Correction: This is Imperial, not Durand

DURAND ART GLASS VASE. Drag loop design in blue and white is on a bulbous form vase with large flared rim. The interior is brilliant orange. Signed “Durand 1817”. SIZE: 5-3/4″ t x 5″ dia. PROVENANCE: From the Private Collection of Dorothy Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with minor nuances in the making to exterior. 5-61799 (200-400)

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2231
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: Minor losses to threading on shorter threaded vase

THREE AUSTRIAN ART GLASS VASES. Interesting lot of vases includes; 1)A green lightly iridescent vase with applied vertical and horizontal threading which shows nice blue and platinum flashes. 2) A shouldered body vase with long wide neck leading to flaring and ruffled lip. Vase has a diagonal texture and interesting mottled coloration with iridescent finish showing rich green and pink highlights. 3) Features a pinched body with flaring lip with the edge rolled inward. Vase is green iridescent with a white stylized lily pad design descending from the top. SIZE: Tallest is 9-1/2″. CONDITION: All are very good to excellent. 5-62057, 5-62058 (500-700)

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2292
Revised: 12/1/2010

Additional Information: At least one collector feels the decoration at the top of the vase (which we describe as millefiori style) is actually a continuation of the leaf and vine decoration. This is neither positive nor negative and there is nothing wrong with the vase.

Correction: Catalog estimate should read $3,000-4,000

TIFFANY MILLEFIORI VASE. Extremely nice Tiffany vase has green iridescent body with gold iridescent leaf and vine decoration surrounding the entire body and millefiori flowers adorning the shoulder and neck. Leaf and vine decoration is beautifully detailed with veining and bark. Signed on the underside “LC Tiffany Favrile 3952F”. SIZE: 4-3/4″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 5-62301 (3,000-4,000)

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