Woody Auction to disperse major cut glass collection Oct. 20

This two-part punch bowl signed J. Hoare, Kohinoor pattern, is expected to sell for $4,000-$8,000. Woody Auction image

DOUGLASS, Kan. – The lifetime American Brilliant Cut Glass (ABCG) and Brilliant Period Cut Glass (BPCG) collection of Jean Rex of California will be sold without reserve on Saturday, Oct. 20, by Woody Auction. The patterns will include Rex, Kohinoor, Montrose, Columbia, Salem, Ellsmere and Sparkler. Many of the pieces are signed. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Benton’s hellish visions of World War II on display

Thomas Hart Benton’s ‘Starry Night’ from the ‘Perilous Visions’ exhibition. Historical Society of Missouri image

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A collection of Thomas Hart Benton paintings highlighting the destruction of World War II are on display as a set for the first time in nearly two decades.

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