French cameo and Tiffany Studios Favrile glass do well at Julia’s Lamp & Glass auction, November 20, 2009

Tiffany Studios flower form vase, Julia's lot #2091

Tiffany Studios flower form vase, Julia's lot #2091

Session 2 of James D. Julia’s Lamp & Glass auction was held on Friday, November 20.  The session began with art glass shades, with rare and unusual examples holding up well, while common shades did not.

The Tiffany Studios section of the sale followed with glass and desk accessories performing well.  Lot 2091 was a Tiffany Studios flowerform vase that carried a pre-sale estimate of $4-6,000 and sold for $11,500, including buyer’s premium.  A mini red Tiffany Studios decorated vase, 3″ tall, estimated for $3-5,000, sold for $6,612.50, including buyer’s premium.

Tiffany Studios red mini vase, Julia's lot #2093

Tiffany Studios red mini vase, Julia's lot #2093

French cameo glass was next up on the auction block.  First was an outstanding vase by Eugène Michel with padded and heavily wheel-carved poppy flowers.  It was estimated at $15-20,000 and sold for $25,300, including buyer’s premium.  The three other Michel vases in the sale also did well.  An outstanding Gallé marquetry vase, lot #2235, was estimated at $20-30,000 and sold within the estimate for $24,150.

Eugène Michel padded & wheel-carved cameo glass vase, Julia's lot #2217

Eugène Michel padded & wheel-carved cameo glass vase, Julia's lot #2217

Bidding was spirited for several fine examples of Daum Nancy glass. A 5″ vase with blackbirds sold for $12,650, within the estimate of $10-15,000, while a bowl with handles and rare swan decoration sold to a New York dealer on the telephone for $10,925, including buyer’s premium, against a conservative estimate of $5,500-7,000.

Daum Nancy handled bowl with swan decoration, Julia's lot #2283

Daum Nancy handled bowl with swan decoration, Julia's lot #2283

More than a dozen examples of pate-de-verre vases, boxes and pendants by Argy-Rousseau and A. Walter sold well, most within the estimates and a couple exceeding the estimates. A Walter luminaire of a fish was estimated to sell for $3,500-5,000. It sold for $10,350, including buyer’s premium.

A. Walter pate-de-verre luminaire, Julia's lot #2347

A. Walter pate-de-verre luminaire, Julia's lot #2347

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4 thoughts on “French cameo and Tiffany Studios Favrile glass do well at Julia’s Lamp & Glass auction, November 20, 2009

  1. Dear Madam or Sir;

    I’m interested in selling a Galle vase that was given to me by my father. His catalog describes it to be ca 1890, 3 colors; camphor, brown and green, bulbous in shape, 360 degree scene with spaghetti signature and stands 15 tall by 7. It is in perfect condition. Can you give me any information on it’s value and who I might look to sell this to?

    Thank you for any information you might have about my item.

  2. I got a red vase marked Tiffany it has etched flowers on a roha see throuh

  3. I think there is a mistake in your email address because I can’t reply to you. Please send a photo.

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