Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany art glass vase, $60,000, Woody Auction
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A museum-quality Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass vase, pastel white and green with finely engraved calla lily décor and numerous beetle and spider highlights, sold for $60,000 at Part 1 of the lifetime porcelain and fine art glass collection of the late Dr. Ernest Rieger and his wife Karin, held March 20 by Woody Auction (based in Douglass, Kan.) in Wichita, Kan. Part 2 will be held May 29 in Wichita. Also, a set of four Meissen pedestal handled ewers, representing earth, wind, fire and water, hit $57,500. Both figures quoted are hammer prices.