KPM porcelain plaque soars to $7,250 at Woody Auction An outstanding, marked KPM oval porcelain plaque, boasting a finely detailed portrait titled Rembrandt’s Mother, sold for $7,250 at an estate sale held Feb. 13 by Wooy Auction in Wichita, Kansas.
young girl, artist signed F. Preiss, crossed the block at $1,700.
A 10 ˝-inch Pickard two-handled vase, with a brocaded gold background and multi-colored hummingbird décor, demanded $1,600; a set of six Royal Worcester fruit décor cups and saucers with great detailing, artist signed Schuck, hammered for $1,400; and an 11 ˝-inch decorated Burmese gourd-shaped vase with a heavily enameled bamboo décor earned $1,400.
A nice oil painting in fine condition, signed by the artist F. Cassell and depicting a scene of five dogs preparing to attack a rat, went to a determined bidder for $1,250; a 20-inch figural four-lily epergne with an outstanding gilt metal three-camel base finished at $1,200; and a set of 12 Theodore Haviland oyster plates, white with a pick rose décor and gold highlights, hit $900.
Woody Auction has several big sales planned for the spring and early summer. The first will be an American Brilliant Cut Glass auction slated for Saturday, Mar. 20, at the Holiday Inn Airport West in St. Louis, Mo. Then, on Apr. 3, an antique auction will be held at the same venue as the sale just conducted, at the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita, Kan.
The crown jewel event of the season promises to be the sale of the Dale Gabel Collection in St. Charles, Mo., the weekend of Apr. 9-10. After that, there is an antique auction slated for May 22, featuring a nice biscuit jar collection, and another antique auction is scheduled for June 5. Information for these and all Woody Auction events may be seen at www.woodyauction.com.
Woody Auction is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (316) 747-2694. Or, you can e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Woody Auction and the upcoming calendar of events scheduled for the spring and early summer, please log on to www.woodyauction.com.