DOUGLASS, Kan. – A two-day American Brilliant Cut Glass auction featuring more than 10 sparkling cut glass lamps, 10 gorgeous punch bowls, numerous unique and hard-to-find patterns, rare Amberina candelabras and fantastic cut-to-clear pieces will be held March 22 and 23 by Woody Auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
“Featured collections in this consignment sale include the late Barbara Pierce collection of Oregon, the lifetime collection of Walter and Marian Remke of Ohio, several pieces from the late Al Edmond collection of Iowa, and a couple of other exceptional private collections,” said Jason Woody of Woody Auction.
Anticipated top earners will be plentiful and will include an exceptional pair of Amberina three-arm candelabra in the Crosscut Diamond motif, having center pattern cut medallions with gilt metal fittings and perfect candle cups (six) and bobeche (above); and a 10-by-12-inch Flower Center in the Triple Miter Trellis pattern by Egginton, boasting a hobstar base, step-cut neck, deep hobs and an extra clear blank.
Punch bowls will include a rare two-part example (below) featuring an exquisite heart-shaped design with hobstar, cane, nailhead diamond, zipper and fan motif, as well as three large hobstars with lapidary cut centers, possibly the finest punch bowl Woody Auction has sold in over 15 years. There is also an outstanding single-piece bowl, signed Sinclair, having three alternating bands of hobstar chain and a punte motif.
Other lots to watch will feature a wonderful pair of mushroom shade table lamps in the El Tova pattern by Clark, 18 inches tall, with a full pattern cut base and electrified, each one having a single bulb; and a green cut-to-clear cider pitcher, 6¾ inches high, with hobstar, bullseye, star and fan motif, a double notched handle and hobstar base. All of the items in this press release are American Brilliant Cut Glass.
The balance of the sale will be dominated by lovely, highly collectible vases, such as the rare, mid-size pedestal crescent vase signed Libbey in the Diana pattern, 10¾ inches tall with a scalloped hobstar petticoat foot and excellent blank; and the quality pedestal vase with across handles in the Jacqueminot pattern by Pairpoint, as featured in the Pairpoint catalog, with double notched handles and hobstar foot.
Other noteworthy pedestal vases will include a 20-inch-tall example with massive, quality blank cut in hobstar, cane, nailhead diamond, punty, strawberry diamond and fan motif, with a large, scalloped hobstar foot and a 5/8-inch-thick blank; and an 18¼-inch pedestal vase with a pattern that resembles Arcadian by Sinclair, with hobstar foot, an engraved rose décor flared rim and exceptional quality.
Paddles will wave for a magnificent 14¾-inch-tall pedestal vase in the Genoa No. 2 pattern by Egginton, with a square base; a large, 20½-inch-tall vase in the Alhambra pattern by Meriden with a large hobstar base, one of the finest Woody Auction has sold; and an outstanding cylindrical, deep cranberry cut-to-clear vase in the Complete Russian pattern with star cut buttons.
Also offered will be a 24¼-inch-tall trumpet vase in the Sultana pattern by Blackmer, having a huge hobstar scalloped foot and brilliant blank; and a cranberry cut-to-clear vase in the Iris pattern by Clark, 18 inches tall, boasting fantastic color and a large hobstar base. Many other fine vases will also be sold.
Online bidders are encouraged to register at least 48 hours in advance.
For details contact Woody Auction at 316-747-2694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.