Treadway/Toomey reports strong results for 20th century design
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Session one focused on ceramics, lighting, glass and furniture. Strong results were seen in numerous lots, including a Marblehead vase which sold for $4,270 and an L.C. Tiffany “Tel El Amarna” vase that brought $5,312. Outstanding prices were realized in the fine silver and metalworks led by an important Kalo copper and brass samovar and tray bringing $14,640, while a Wiener Werkstatte silver spoon went for $9,760. The demand for Russian items continued, specifically two Russian enameled cigarette cases, one of which was estimated at $1,500 to $2,500 and brought $4,687, while another sold for $2,875.
The highlight of the second session of the sale was a LeRoy Neiman oil painting that went for $29,280. Chicago artist Gertrude Abercrombie’s work continued to be of interest with two paintings bringing $9,150 and $12,200. Chicago artist Ivan Albright’s Chicago Street Scene watercolor sold for $5,490, well over the $1,000 to $2,000 estimate.
The third and final session offered 1950s, Modern, and Art Deco artwork, furniture, and sculpture. A Barovier & Toso Intarsia vase from Murano brought $4,880, far over its high estimate of $1,200. Also impressive was the $6,100 that a Otto Prutscher goblet sold for, well over its high estimate of $2,200. Two Milo Baughman barrel lounge chairs sold for $6,875, while a Vladimir Kagan Cloud sofa made $6,710, over $5,000 more than its estimate of $1,000 to $1,500.
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