Lalique, Daum, Galle, Tiffany, headline Rare Art Glass at Heritage Auctions, Nov. 19, in New York More than 500 lots assembled from more than a dozen collections combine to create Heritage’s finest Art Glass and Lalique event to date; public exhibition, Nov. 18-19 at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion,
every aspect of his glass-making genius. Roy and Susan are meticulous and scholarly curators who rejected far more Schneider than they acquired, so everything from this collection is the best and the rarest. Many pieces were chosen as illustrations in the standard work on Schneider.”
Other American glass includes several rare pieces of early Steuben and an extremely rare ‘Rhuba Rhombic’ vaseline glass fish bowl on its original Art Deco wrought iron stand.
The auction’s second session will be devoted completely to Lalique and is comprised of more than 200 lots.
Four important private collections are featured, including such classic vases as Tourbillons, in clear glass with black enamel, Perruches in electric blue, Sauterelles in emerald green; statuary including two versions of Thais and Suzanne including a superb matched opalescent pair with bronze bases and a fine Grande Nue; a strong selection of automobile hood ornaments, the Dorothy C. Shaker Collection of perfume bottles and boxes and some rare items including a Le Jour et la Nuit clock and an intriguing collection of Lalique architectural panels originally removed from the Coty Building on 5th Avenue in New York then discovered in a California storage facility more than 20 years ago.
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Nick Dawes. Vice President of Special Collections,