Victorian lamps, antique glass at Woody Auction, Apr. 4 Nearly 450 lots of mostly Victorian lamps and antique glass will be sold at a multi-estate sale slated for Saturday, April 4th, by Woody Auction at the Holiday Inn Airport near St. Louis, Mo.
enamel florals; and a 12-inch American Brilliant Cut Glass two handled, bowling pin-shaped vase with notched handles.
Additional vases include a 6-1/4-inch French cameo vase, signed G. Raspiller, with branch-and-leaf décor; a 12-1/2-inch signed Galle two-color cameo vase, white and lavender, with branch, leaf and blossom décor; a 16-inch signed Daum Nancy three-color, cameo corset-shaped vase with nighttime tree and lake scene; and a 10-inch signed DeVez three-color cameo cut vase with mountain and lake scene.
Lots that can collectively be described as rare and wonderful include a 7-34-inch signed Nakara round-hinged dresser box with Queen Louisa portrait décor, a green background with floral highlights and original décor; a gorgeous 94-inch by 37-1/2-inch framed stained glass Gothic arch window with panels of ripple glass in six different colors; and a National Cash Register (#332) in great condition.
Rounding out the top lots: a beautiful 6-inch signed Louis Comfort Tiffany gold iridescent tall wine glass with engraved vintage motif and great color; and a rare 9-inch signed Belleek (black mark) handled ewer with fanciful applied floral decoration, in excellent condition. All of the items described here, as well as the other lots in the sale, may be viewed online. Log on to www.woodyauction.com.
A preview will be held on Friday, Apr. 3, at 3 p.m. If planning to attend in person, the best lodging choices are the Holiday Inn Airport West, where the sale is being held (314-291-6800) or the Candlewood Suites, not far away (314-770-2744). Terms are cash, checks with proper ID and credit cards. A 5 percent clerk’s fee will be added to all sales (this will be waived if paying by check or cash).
Absentee bids will be accepted with a written statement indicating the amount of the bid. All absentee bids must be received by noon, Apr. 2. Winning absentee bids will be charged an additional 10 percent of the selling price, plus shipping charges. For convenience sake, an absentee bid can be sent in by fax, at (316) 747-2145, with all pertinent information, or via e-mail, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woody Auction is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them directly at (316) 747-2694. Or, you can e-mail them at email@example.com. To lean more about Woody Auction, log on to www.woodyauction.com. Photos of most of the lots to be sold at the April 4 auction have already been posted there for view.