Gallery Report: May 2009

Toothpick holder, $2,700, Woody Auction

A rare 2-inch signed Daum Nancy toothpick holder, with a winter scene decoration and in excellent condition, sold for $2,700 at a multiestate sale held April 4 by Woody Auction, based in Douglass, Kan., at Earth City, Mo., near St. Louis. Also, a 16-inch signed Daum Nancy three-color cameo corset-shaped vase gaveled for $3,750; and a 27-inch Pairpoint reverse-painted table lamp with a 16-inch Seville shade and tropical foliage décor rose to $3,500. Prices are hammer, exclusive of an auctioneer’s commission.

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