Porcelli floral bouquet lamp headlines Nov. 8 sale in California

Pair of Marcel Breuer lounge chairs. Estimated at $800-$1000. Photo courtesy Michaan's.

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ALAMEDA, Calif. — Michaan’s Auctions of Alameda California is featuring a floral bouquet leaded glass lamp from the studio of Joseph Porcelli in their upcoming 20th Century Decorative Arts Auction to be held Nov. 8, 2010, at 1 p.m.

The 20-inch lamp, which rests on a bronze and metal vase-shaped base, includes renderings of roses, trumpet lilies, crocus, gloxinia, azalea, tulips and campanulas in a variety of strong colors, surrounded by a bed of green foliage and a background of midnight blue art glass. Upper and lower borders are set in earth-toned glass.

A similar shade by the artist sold during the June 2010 James D. Julia Lamp & Glass Auction, realizing almost twice its presale estimate.

In addition, works by Tiffany, Gallé, Stueben, Duffner & Kimberly, Daum, Rookwood and many other makers will be offered for sale.

Michaan Auctions, the leading full service auction house on the West Coast has recently partnered with decorative arts expert, gallery owner and Antiques Roadshow personality, Reyne Haines, who brings her wide range of experience and knowledge of the field to the Michaan Auction audience.

For more information contact Michaan Auctions, 2751 Todd Street, Alameda, CA 94501; 800-380-9822; info@michaans.com or www.michaans.com.


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Leaded Glass Table Lamp An all over floral Bouquet lamp from the studio of Joseph Porcelli in a pattern of rich colors including red-orange, deep purple, lavender, yellow, pink and pinkish white on a bed of variegated green foliage, all set in a non-repeating design bordered on top and bottom by rows of earth-toned, low profile textured glass. Estimate: $12,000-$14,000.
Duffner & Kimberley hanging fixture with pair of matching sconces. Estimate: $7,500-$8,500.
Tiffany Studios "Arrowroot" Lamp On a patinated bronze Tiffany Studios Colonial base, shade impressed "Tiffany Studios New York"; base impressed "Tiffany Studios New York 532" Height 26 inches; diameter of shade 20 inches. Estimate: $45,000-$55,000.
Posen Ccut glass and silver compote: Cut glass bowl sitting upon a sterling pedestal, with four lions paw feet.

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