Consecutive sales of art glass and ceramics total $2.7M at Heritage

Detail from set of six Tiffany Studios mosaic Zodiac panels, $57,500. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

 

Left, set of six Tiffany Studios mosaic Zodiac panels, $57,500; right, Lucie Rie large conical stoneware bowl, $40,000. Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Left, set of six Tiffany Studios mosaic Zodiac panels, $57,500; right, Lucie Rie large conical stoneware bowl, $40,000. Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions

 

DALLAS – The collecting world’s love affair with art glass appears unstoppable, as late-September back-to-back sales of groundbreaking 20th-century and contemporary decorative arts and design brought record auction results to Heritage Auctions and a number of living artists. The two-day event realized more than $2.7 million and points to the enduring appeal of historic Art Deco and Art Nouveau glass from the likes of Tiffany Studios and R. Lalique, as well as the strengthening desirability of works by such contemporary glass and ceramic artists as Laura Donefer and Richard Jolley.

Continue reading

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.
Continue reading