Tag Archives: Tiffany

The Allure of Glass is Back

Blenko Glass Modernist “Opaque” Line large Yellow Bowl, No. 2904 made in 2004

by Peter Wade   Something happened this past decade in the glass collecting marketplace that we may all have missed. It’s hard to see when you’re only in one regional market area and unable to observe the whole picture. I’m beginning to believe an exciting change in glass collecting is taking place. The collectible market […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $21,900, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $21,900, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 20th century Thomason corkscrew with a brass handle shaped like a serpent, one of a few known, sold for $21,900 in an online auction held Nov. 3-12 by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, a 19th century American corkscrew marked by Tiffany, with a lion, snake and […]

James D. Julia’s Can’t Miss Late Fall Auction

James D. Julia’s Can’t Miss Late Fall Auction

…to Present a Phenomenal Selection of Museum-Quality Rare Lamps, Glass, Decorative Arts, and Fine Jewelry This highly anticipated, $3+ million dollar auction features over 750 lots of gorgeous, highly sought after merchandise, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Fairfield, Maine, November 11, 2017- James D. Julia, Inc. is excited to announce its annual […]

Tiffany Mosaics At the Corning Museum of Glass

Tiffany Mosaics At the Corning Museum of Glass

The Creation of the First Major Exhibition of Tiffany Glass Mosaics “God has given us our talents, not to copy the talents of others, but rather to use our brains and imagination in order to obtain the revelation of true beauty.”  – Louis Comfort Tiffany When viewing the results of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s drive for […]

The Kalo Shop

The Kalo Shop

Timeless Handwrought Beauty by Maxine Carter-Lome Much has been written about Arts & Crafts furniture, architecture, and ceramics, and such icons of the movement as Stickley, Newcomb, Van Briggle, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. Less is known and has been written about Arts & Crafts metalwork. Apart from Tiffany, Georg Jensen, and Arthur J. […]

Fontaine’s May 21 Auction Sees Record Results for Rare Antique Chinese Animated Clock

The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million and had more than 4,300 online bidders. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to sell for $1.27 million at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s cataloged antique and clock auction held May […]

Rare Antique Chinese Animated Triple Fusee Bracket Clock Highlights Fontaine’s May 21 Auction

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock, running and striking with all animated mechanisms working, is expected to sell for between $500,000 and $750,000 at a cataloged antique auction planned for Saturday, May 21, at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s showroom at 1485 Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, at 11 […]

Gavels n Paddles: Belgian Browning shotgun, $27,600, Morphy Auctions

Gavels n Paddles: Belgian Browning shotgun, $27,600, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A mint in the box Belgian Browning Superposed 20-gauge over/under shotgun sold for $27,600 at an Antique & Vintage Firearms Auction held July 24-25 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Winchester Pope custom high-wall single-shot rifle, Serial No. 17, rang out at […]

Gavels n’ Paddles: Tiffany Tulip table lamp, $35,197, James D. Julia

Gavels n' Paddles: Tiffany Tulip table lamp, $35,197, James D. Julia

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A beautifully colored Tiffany Tulip table lamp sold for $35,197 at a Glass & Lamp Auction held June 11-12 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, a Tiffany belted dogwood table lamp with a nicely mottled green geometric background fetched $32,587; a […]

Tiffany and Venetian Glass Authority to Speak at New York Metropolitan Glass Club Meeting

Sheldon Barr, noted Tiffany and Venetian glass authority, will be the final speaker of the New York Metropolitan Glass Club’s 2014-2015 season on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 PM . His lecture will focus on the vast and varied ecclesiastical work produced by Louis Comfort Tiffany over the period from 1880 through the first quarter of the 20th […]