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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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Design legends prevailed at Lyon & Turnbull spring Design series

L-R: Josef Hoffmann coal boxes, £32,500; Lalique Hibou mascot, aka hood ornament, £42,500; Lucie Rie footed bowl, £50,000

L-R: Josef Hoffmann coal boxes, £32,500; Lalique Hibou mascot, £42,500; Lucie Rie footed bowl, £50,000

EDINBURGH, U.K. – From the rarest car mascots to the genius of Josef Hoffmann and Lucie Rie, the Lyon & Turnbull spring Design series excelled. Embracing the best in progressive design movements from the Victorian era to the present day, the trio of live online sales – Design Since 1860 (April 20-21), Lalique (April 28) and Modern Made (April 29) – posted a landmark total of £2 million.

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