Gavels 'n' Paddles: Van Briggle/Rookwood vase, $187,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
An early Artus Van Briggle/Rookwood vase sold for $187,500 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auction held June 4-5 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet brought $175,000; a Dale Chihuly chandelier lit up the room for $56,375; a Tiffany Studios Mermaid lamp gaveled for $20,000; a Carlo Mollino coffee table fetched $50,000; a Mary Louise McLaughlin Losanti vase hit $30,000; and a Gustav Stickley bridal chest changed hands for $23,750. Prices include a 25 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Van Briggle/Rookwood vase, $187,500, Rago Arts & Auction