Porcelli floral bouquet lamp headlines Nov. 8 sale in California

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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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