ST. CHARLES, Mo. — American Brilliant Cut Glass collections amassed by two long-time collectors hailing from Nebraska and North Carolina, are headlining the Nov.
22 auction offered by Woody Auction.
The auction, will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center, begins at 9:30 a.m. In addition to live bids, absentee bids will be accepted until noon, Nov. 20. Internet bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com.
Of the 405 lots expected to cross the auction block during this sale, some of the more rare patterns include Grand Prize by Libbey, Atom by Anderson and Lattice & Rosette by Hawkes.
The Grand Prize pattern by Libbey is presented in an uncommon signed decanter, which boasts a pattern cut ring neck and full hobstar base and measures 13 inches. The piece is expected to sell for between $2,500 and $5,000. Another piece expected to capture bidder interest is a two-handled lower flower center, with hobstar, strawberry diamond and fan motif, and a step cut neck and unique shape. The piece, which measures 6½ by 8 inches, has a presale estimate of $1,000 to $2,500.
A Tazza vase in the Alhambra pattern by Meriden, measuring 10¼ by 8 inches, may command between $2,000 and $4,000. Another Meriden-made lot attracting attention ahead of the auction is a three-piece compote, in pattern #161, and measuring 13 by 8½ inches. The lot carries a presale estimate of $800 to $2,500.
Not to be outdone, a stunning round tray with a grapes and leaves motif, signed Tuthill
vintage pattern, measuring 1¾ by 12 inches, is pegged to command between $750 and $2,000; while a seldom-seen signed Hawkes Willow pattern oval tray, also known as Lattice & Rosette pattern glass, may see $2,000 to $4,000.
Accompanying the 400-plus lots of glass are eight lots featuring glass references and reprints of cut glass wholesaler catalogs from the early 20th century. Each lot of glass references and catalog reprints are expected to command anywhere from $20 to $200.
Preview of this auction is set for 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. For more information about this auction, visit www.woodyauction.com, call 316-747-2694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.