Pairpoint Puffy lamp, $77,025, James D. Julia
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auctions from Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A very rare Pairpoint Puffy lamp depicting a three-dimensional figural owl, one of only eight known, sold for $77,025 at a sale of rare glass and lamps (June 19-20) and toys, dolls and advertising (June 21) by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Maine. Also, a Tiffany Studios curtain border hanging lamp reached $77,025; a 14-inch Tiffany daffodil lamp with a design of brilliant yellow flowers hit $47,400; a Tiffany 12-light lily floor lamp brought $44,437; and a Koken porcelain and nickel barber chair went for $35,550. Prices include an 18.5 percent buyer’s premium.