Rare Tiffany Lamps Could Fetch $4.6 Million during Sotheby’s

December 9, 2014 - table lamp

Rare Tiffany Lamps Could Fetch $4.6 Million during Sotheby’s

Eileen Kinsella,
Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014

Sotheby’s will alone offer these Tiffany Studios “Wisteria” list lamps (ca. 1901–05) on Dec 17. Each is estimated during $700,000–$1 million.
Photo: Courtesy Sotheby’s.

The prominence of Sotheby’s arriving sale “Tiffany: Dreaming in Glass” in New York on Dec 17 is a organisation of 7 lamps comprising one of a many critical collections to come to auction in some-more than 10 years. They were assembled over a duration of 3 decades by obvious Tiffany gourmet Sandra outpost basement Broek before being acquired by a benefaction owner, who consigned them to Sotheby’s. The benefaction owners is not identified in a catalogue.

The 7 lamps are approaching to move in $3.1–4.6 million for a auctioneer.

Among a tip lots of a organisation are dual constantly numbered “Wisteria” list lamps, circa 1901–05, offering as detached lots, any with an guess of $700,000–$1 million. The Wisteria flare was designed in 1901 and offering for sale during Christmas of a same year. The formidable settlement of a shade is done of scarcely 2,000 pieces of potion away comparison and cut, according to Sotheby’s.

Together a Wisterias “represent a closest iteration of a span to ever emerge during auction.” Former owners outpost basement Broek, who acquired them 15 years apart, was astounded when she detected they were constantly numbered, and pronounced she satisfied they had been cut from a same sheets of potion once she placed them side by side.


Tiffany Studios “Dragonfly” list flare (ca. 1910) is estimated during $600,000–900,000. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby’s.

Also on offer is a “Dragonfly” list lamp, circa 1910, that sports cabochon wealth and has turtleback tiles and mosaic potion (estimate: $600,000–900,000) and a “Grape” chandelier, circa 1905, with an guess of $300,000–500,000.

The whole 41-lot sale is estimated to move $4.6–6.8 million.

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source ⦿ http://news.artnet.com/in-brief/rare-tiffany-lamps-could-fetch-46-million-at-sothebys-192542

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