From one of the most distinguished private collections of Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre, 20 examples came to auction through James D. Julia, Inc., recently, including a unique Nizami covered box that realized $23,692.
The top seller among more than 80 leaded and non-leaded lamps offered at James D. Julia's November auction was a Tiffany Dragonfly table lamp that realized $142K.
A marquetry vitrine made of various woods, boasting an intricate design, by Émilé Gallé, is one of several lots expected to draw bidder interest, during one of two February auctions to be offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.
A signed lithograph by American artist Thomas Hart Benton, depicting a days work on the farm, circa 1951, may command between $1,000 to $1,500 during Link Auction Galleries' Summer Gallery Auction. The sale, with online bidding being handled by Invaluable, is set for July 12-13.
A small 18th century block front mahogany chest, soared past its presale estimate to a final price of $73,160 at Willis Henry Auctions' March 29 sale.
An extensive selection of early American redware and stoneware, from the collection of a East Coast antique dealer, is among the headlining items in the March 29 auction at Willis Henry Auctions.
In his Lessons from the Lampmaster column, Joe Porcelli outlines 10 key factors to consider when assessing leaded glass or stained glass lamps, to determine any lamp’s aesthetic, structural and intrinsic value.
Popular among collectors, Alphonse Mucha's sensual style typically featured intriguing female figures. "Four Seasons" was Mucha's first series of decorative panels and one of his most popular works.
James D. Julia Inc.'s summer auction session begins with back-to-back auctions June 19-20. The event begins with lamps and glass, and then moves onto toys, dolls and advertising.
In Lessons from a Lampmaster, columnist Joe Porcelli expounds on the emergence and evolution of leaded glass lamps as an American decorative art form.