Tiffany, Roycroft lead March 8 Craftsman sale

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – The collection of Mrs. Sidney Sheldon, featuring Arts & Crafts furniture, lighting and decorative arts, will be sold with six other important collections in a 900-lot sale,lot500 AT 2-27.jpg March 8 and 9, at David Rago’s Craftsman Auction.

Much of this property was featured in the 1993 exhibition “American Arts & Crafts from the Collection of Alexandra & Sidney Sheldon” at the Palm Springs Desert Museum.

Hammered copper candelabra with three stems, woodgrain pattern, and jade cabochon, 1910-15.

A Greene and Greene armchair with drop-in seat and tacked leather back (pre-sale estimate: $20,000-$30,000), a Frank Lloyd Wright hall chair with tall spindle-back (pre-sale estimate: $17,500-$22,500); a Harvey Ellis for Gustav Stickley inlaid occasional table (pre-sale estimate: $25,000-$35,000) will all be part of the sale.

lot1 AT 2-27.jpgA Tiffany Studios “Poppy” table lamp with twisted vine bronze base (pre-sale estimate: $50,000-$70,000) is one of the more widely anticipated lots of the sale.

Exceptional table lamp, its Poppy shade resting on a spectacular twisted vine three-socket bronze base.

For more information, call 609-397-9374, or go online to www.ragoarts.com.

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