A Teco Vase-Turned-Lamp, a Chicago Modernistís Painting Fetch Top Prices at Treadway-Toomey Auction What light through yonder Teco breaks? A handsome Teco vase designed by W.B. Mundie and fashioned into a striking lamp showcased a Prairie-style stained glass shade and sold for $28,800.
A duo of Pierre Chareau Nun table lamps fetched $4,800 (est. $3,000-$3,500). Fascinating to behold, the Nun lamps were a 1990s production of the original 1920s design, which was produced by MCDE. Each featured four triangular alabaster plates mounted in a metal frame around a conical mahogany base.
The auction featured Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco works in the first session, Fine Art and Paintings in the second, and 1950s and Modern in the third. All prices include the buyerís premium of 20 percent.
Treadway-Toomey Galleriesí proprietors are always seeking consignments. As specialists in 20th Century Design, both Don Treadway and John Toomey offer appraisal services, private consultations, as well as purchasing and acquisition services. In addition, Treadway Gallery now handles estate sales services.
For more information, call Treadway Gallery at (513) 321-6742 or John Toomey Gallery at (708) 383-5234 or visit www.treadwaygallery.com.
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