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Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet, estimated at $75,000-$95,000. Image courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center

Coveted early 20th Century Design showcased at Rago, May 11-12

Left, exceptional vase by George Ohr with mottled glaze in gunmetal over green, carmine and ochre, estimated at $35,000-$40,000; Right, Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet, estimated at $75,000-$95,000. Images courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center

Left, exceptional vase by George Ohr with mottled glaze in gunmetal over green, carmine and ochre, estimated at $35,000-$40,000; Right, Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet, estimated at $75,000-$95,000. Images courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. — Rago‘s Spring Design series of sales — Early 20th Century Design on Thursday, May 11 and Modern Design on Friday, May 12 — will bring multiple important works to auction, including art pottery and ceramics from George Ohr, Toshiko Takaezu, and Saturday Evening Girls; furniture from Wendell Castle, Paul Evans, and George Nakashima; and glass from Lino Tagliapietra and Dan Dailey. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Italian glass master Lino Tagliapietra creates a work live in the Museum of Glass’s Hot Shop as an audience looks on. Tagliapietra has chosen the Tacoma, Wash. museum as the repository of his work and his artistic legacy. Image courtesy of the Museum of Glass. Photo by Kristin Elliot.

Lino Tagliapietra picks Museum of Glass for permanent legacy gallery

Italian glass master Lino Tagliapietra creates a work live in the Museum of Glass’s Hot Shop as an audience looks on. Tagliapietra has chosen the Tacoma, Wash. museum as the repository of his work and his artistic legacy. Photo by Kristin Elliot.

Italian glass master Lino Tagliapietra creates a work live in the Museum of Glass’s Hot Shop as an audience looks on. Tagliapietra has chosen the Tacoma, Wash. museum as the repository of his work and his artistic legacy. Photo by Kristin Elliot.

TACOMA, Wash. – On Saturday, March 4, the Museum of Glass hosted an exclusive 200-person celebration of the legendary Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra. Surrounded by family, friends and colleagues as well as artists the maestro has inspired, Tagliapietra made his final appearance in the United States. The artist plans to retire and spend his time with his family in Italy. The highlight of the evening was the announcement that Tagliapietra has selected the Museum of Glass as the place for his work and legacy. The artist will contribute art from his own archive that will fill a new permanent gallery space at the Museum of Glass.

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Laura Donefer, ‘Amulet Basket,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Dynamic studio glass grabs attention at Heritage, Sept. 29

Laura Donefer, ‘Amulet Basket,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions


Laura Donefer, ‘Amulet Basket,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000. Courtesy Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Rare is the contemporary art movement that evolves and innovates as nimbly as studio glass. Given the medium’s roots in historic Venetian practices, today’s glass artists in America and beyond continue to forge breathtaking new methods and aesthetics in this dynamic material. In its Thursday, September 29 Design Signature® Auction, Heritage Auctions offers a rich collection of contemporary studio glass works by more than 140 artists. These are emergent superstars and the industry’s most celebrated artists who mentored them. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Nancy Callan, ‘Melon Droplet,’ 2019. Blown and etched glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.18. Courtesy of the artist. Photo © Russell Johnson.

Peabody Essex Museum welcomes gift of art glass

Selection of works by Harvey Littleton, Toots Zynsky and James Watkins in the New York home of Betty and Carl Pforzheimer, 2021. Photo by Sarah Chasse.

Selection of works by Harvey Littleton, Toots Zynsky and James Watkins in the New York home of Betty and Carl Pforzheimer, 2021. Photo by Sarah Chasse.

SALEM, Mass. — The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has received a gift of the glass collection of the New York-based philanthropists Betty and Carl Pforzheimer. The Carl and Betty Pforzheimer collection contains more than 200 works of international studio glass and 40 pieces of historic European and American glass.

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Morphy’s presents fine & decorative art, jewels, luxury watches, Tiffany lamps, June 8-9

Molded and gilded-copper weathervane depicting full-bodied standing Massasoit Indian with bow and arrow atop directional arrow with molded zinc arrowhead. Made by Harris & Co., Boston, late 19th century. Estimate $200,000-$400,000

DENVER, Pa. – Rare Tiffany lamps and silver designs, luxury watches, exquisite gems, and decorative art of uncompromising quality adorn Morphy’s gallery in anticipation of a June 8-9 auction featuring more than 2,500 expertly curated lots. The auction will commence at 9 a.m. ET each day, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.

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Lyon & Turnbull to auction ‘Modern Made’ studio glass collection, April 30

Richard Jolley, ‘Visionary’, 1992, estimated at £4,000-£6,000

Richard Jolley, ‘Visionary,’ 1992, estimated at £4,000-£6,000

LONDON – On April 30, Lyon & Turnbull will offer an important collection of studio and contemporary glass from a private European collection. The consignment, part of its Modern Made auction, features works by leading names in the field from Italy, Britain, Sweden, Japan, and the United States. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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