Great Tiffany Studios Items Drive Record $4.3 Million Sale At Julia’s

June 27, 2017 - table lamp

This singular Tiffany Studios building flare with all over dogwood settlement and an surprising strange floral reduce limit led a day, floating by a guess of $100/150,000 to strech $406,600.

This singular Tiffany Studios building flare with all over dogwood settlement and an surprising strange floral reduce limit led a day, floating by a guess of $100/150,000 to strech $406,600.

Review by W.A. Demers, Photos Courtesy of James D. Julia, Inc.

FAIRFIELD, MAINE – A singular Tiffany Studios building flare with all over dogwood settlement and an surprising strange floral reduce limit led a day as James D. Julia presented a singular lamps, potion and valuables auction on Jun 16. It reached $406,600, dwarfing a $100/150,000 estimate.

It was station room usually in a auction gymnasium for a auction, another record breaker. The sale was an implausible success, with a sum of $4.3 million in sum sales, environment a new multiplication record for a second auction in a row. Tiffany Studios ruled a day, with many of a firm’s clients observant it was a best Tiffany auction in a final 25 years.

A fantastic Tiffany Studios Wisteria leaded potion window also cracked a guess and sole for $257,850.

A fantastic Tiffany Studios Wisteria leaded potion window also cracked a guess and sole for $257,850.

An tired though gratified Mike Fredericks, conduct of a division, pronounced that calls over a weekend following a sale and interrogation about unsold lots had pushed a sum aloft than a strange $4.1 million that was reported. “The final record we set was $3.4 million in Nov 2016 and this sale positively blew that away,” he said.

A fantastic Tiffany Studios Wisteria leaded potion window also cracked a guess and sole for $257,850. The well-developed window featured kaleidoscopic purple and blue potion combining a altogether wisteria patterns. The window’s good abyss of tone came from any blue wisteria row being plated on a behind side with several panels of confetti and striated potion combining a particular petals of a wisteria flower. The 31-by-47‚¾-inch window housed in a wooden support was essentially about a copious wisteria, that dramatically frames a scenic settlement of a tree and pond.

An above-board Texas estate contributed 40 lots of gemstone and solid valuables to this sale as well. Indeed, a tip offered valuables lot of a day was a Cartier emerald and solid ring from this consignment. Centered by a 1.98-carat emerald-cut diamond, dual healthy Columbian emeralds flanked a core stone, prong-set in 18K yellow bullion and platinum. The distinguished ring was bid to $20,570, usually above a low estimate.

The day’s tip fliers, however, were essentially Tiffany, giving faith to a idea that this was a créme-de-la-créme showcase of a best Tiffany Studios element to come along in a while. The same estate that consigned a valuables also was a source of fascinating above-board Tiffany lamps, including iconic Lotus, Peony and Dragonfly designs – and a tip lot, a 32-inch Dogwood building lamp.

Fetching $228,100, good over a $150,000 high estimate, was an unusual Tiffany Studios Dragonfly chandelier, a dichroic leaded settlement toll a shade with dragonflies, any with blue body, red eyes and blue and red striated wings. All this opposite a abounding amber, blue and immature credentials of heavily sputter textured potion and it is easy to see that it would be an eye-magnet when lit. The candelabrum was finish with bronze sequence and roof cap, along with a six-socket cluster. It was sealed on a inside edge “Tiffany Studios New York.”

Fetching $228,100, good over a $150,000 high estimate, was an unusual Tiffany Studios Dragonfly chandelier.

Fetching $228,100, good over a $150,000 high estimate, was an unusual Tiffany Studios Dragonfly chandelier.

Also from a Texas estate came a svelte Tiffany Studios Lotus list flare with a shade featuring dappled and striated immature and cream panels resting on bronze bottom with flashy turn height feet heading to a long, slim branch with 3 arms rising to support a shade ring. This instance left a gallery during $84,700.

Another chandelier, this one a 29-inch-diameter Clematis settlement with white flowers and immature leaves, took $75,625. It was blank a roof cap, though was differently finish with six-socket cluster and hardware exhibiting a abounding brownish-red patina.

Bringing $72,600 was a likewise green-hued Tiffany Studios Turtleback list lamp, a reticulated pineapple bottom outset from expel bronze stylized root feet resting on a wavy stepped platform. Stamped on a underside “Tiffany Studios New York 28610,” a 23-inch-high flare with 16-inch-diameter shade was in really good to glorious condition with usually a few parsimonious hairlines.

The march of Tiffany lamps was interrupted by an outlier, a Handel retreat embellished Underwater lamp, supposed since a shade has an underwater stage with fish swimming by nautical foliage opposite a shadowy immature background. This flare finished during $36,300, in a core of a estimate. The 15‚¼-inch shade, sealed “Handel 6393,” complacent on an strange Handel charmer bottom with a brownish-red finish.

A far-reaching accumulation of art potion sum with a lamps and valuables to expostulate a formula of this sale. Among a highlights was a wanting Daum Nancy cameo Snail vase that went out during $21,780. The well-developed French vase had an poison cut grapevine settlement in splendid vitrified colors that popped opposite a inner dappled emblem of yellow, pink, orange and amethyst hues. The vase serve exhibited some dimensionality with several practical “grape” discs and dual practical wheel-carved snails. The square was sealed on a underside with engraved “Daum Nancy” and stood 13 inches tall.

This svelte Tiffany Studios Lotus list flare left a gallery during $84,700.

This svelte Tiffany Studios Lotus list flare left a gallery during $84,700.

French cameo potion was also represented by an E. Michel bottle with crackled interior, interior emblem of dappled bands of red and cream and emerald immature threading surrounding a bottom half. Water lilies in frosted cream tone were flashy on immature cameo lily pads on all 4 sides, any side also featuring practical flowers and buds. The 8‚¼-inch-high bottle, surfaced by an internally flashy capsule with issuing colors of red, white, immature and orange, sole for $20,570.

From another above-board estate collection, that of Lynda Cunningham, a dealer/collector from upstate New York and longtime Tiffany enthusiast, came some-more than 150 lots of Tiffany Studios metalware that enclosed lighting, list pieces, candlesticks and candelabra. According to Fredericks, in a early 1900s, Tiffany Studios designed and constructed an implausible array of candlesticks, candelabra and oppulance domicile equipment they termed “Fancy Goods” for a well-heeled consumer. One of these positively was a Peacock counterpart constructed by Tiffany Glass Decorating Company. Housed in a expel bronze support with peacock plume design, along with a stylized floral settlement framing it, a counterpart would have been a must-have sauce list appendage for a lady, and it sole for $13,310, some-more than 3 times a high estimate. It was in primitive condition, maybe due to a fact that it had been found in a box in a basement, according to Fredericks.

The same estate consigned an elaborate Tiffany Studios jeweled candelabra with 8 arms, any ancillary a bulbous candle crater with a rope of shimmering potion cabochon jewels. Finished in a rich, brownish-red patina with immature and red highlights, a square came finish with a candle snuffer that stores in a core handle. The final cost doubled a high guess to settle during $12,100.

After a sale, Fredericks told Antiques and The Arts Weekly that a record-breaking sale was covenant to a dual clever above-board collections – Texas and Lynda Cunningham – both of that doubled their guess and led to a really clever opening opposite a board. “Every difficulty had an impact,” he said. Attendance was also notable, he added. “Normally, we competence have 40-50 people in a gallery these days, though for this sale we had some-more than 100. Bidders from as distant divided as Japan flew in to attend in person.”

The sale had a sum of 736 bidders, about equally divided between purebred in-house participants and those who bid around dual online platforms, Invaluable and Bidsquare, according to Scott Wentzell, selling director.

All prices reported embody a buyer’s premium. For information, www.jamesdjulia.com or 207-453-7125.

source ⦿ https://www.antiquesandthearts.com/great-tiffany-studios-items-drive-record-4-3-million-sale-at-julias/

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