Tag Archives: Gustav Stickley

Publisher's Corner: February 2017

Publisher's Corner: February 2017

“… remember the Ladies” by Maxine Carter-Lome When we think about the American Arts & Crafts Movement, we tend to think of such influencers as Gustav Stickley, Elbert Hubbard, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. Rarely do the names of women come readily to mind, despite their contributions to the Movement as artists and artisans, […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $10,902 (13 bids, 5 bidders): Antique Papier-mache Clockwork Rabbit and 3 Bunnies – All Nodders and Mouth Moves. A large Father Rabbit with three bunnies tucked inside the waist of his pants. When wound up, his head with big glass eyes rocks back and forth with the tick-tock of […]

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 […]

Return to Craftsman Farms: Gustav Stickley in the Twenty-First Century

Return to Craftsman Farms: Gustav Stickley in the Twenty-First Century

By Erica Lome The year 1916 marked the final issue of Gustav Stickley’s influential periodical The Craftsman, which introduced American audiences to the British-derived Arts and Crafts movement. Nearly a hundred years later, many of Stickley’s distinct products – ranging from furniture and lighting to carpets and textiles – continue to appeal to collectors. Yet […]

Old Master drawings, $48,300, Thomaston

Old Master drawings, $48,300, Thomaston Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A bound volume of 58 Old Master drawings with a page of notations included for each, dated 1778, sold for $48,300 at an auction held Nov. 3-5 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Me. Also, a […]