J. Hoare claret jug, $75,000, Woody Auction
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A magnificent 16-inch-tall American Brilliant Cut Glass turquoise cut to clear claret jug attributed to J. Hoare sold for $75,000 at an auction held March 2 by Woody Auction, based in Douglass, Kan. The auction was held at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Mo. Also, a signed Libbey punch bowl set in the rare Aztec pattern brought $35,000; an original four-drawer stemware chest with 69 rock crystal stems made $25,000; and a Tuthill round tray in the Rex pattern hit $23,000. Prices are hammer, exclusive of a commission.