Magnificent ABCG claret jug by J. Hoare realizes $75,000 at Woody Auction, Mar. 2 A magnificent 16-inch American Brilliant Cut Glass turquoise cut to clear claret jug attributed to J. Hoare sold for $75,000 at an auction held Mar. 2 by Woody Auction in St. Charles, Missouri.
pattern. The vase had a heavy blank with a pattern cut base and overall was of very good quality. Both fine examples.
One other lot reached $5,000. It was a pie-shaped round tray in the Arabesque pattern by J. Hoare, measuring 2 inches by 10 ½ inches. Also, a beautiful five-piece cranberry to clear table set with three stems, one finger bowl and one underplate, attributed to Hawkes on Steuben blanks, coasted to $4,250. The set featured bulging teardrops with engraved floral highlights and with a cut stem and base.
A pair of 4 ½ inch tall amber cut to clear wine glasses in a Russian pattern with star cut buttons and a pattern cut base commanded $4,250; a gorgeous 12-inch signed Libbey round tray in the Delphos pattern with brilliant blank and superb cutting, garnered $4,300; and a pair of 4 ½ inch cranberry cut to clear wine glasses in a modified Russian pattern attributed to Hawkes, with clear blank, rose to $4,750.
A rare bowl in the Columbia pattern by Libbey, 4 ¼ inches by 8 ¾ inches, went for $4,500; a quality ice cream tray in the Fern pattern by Ohio Cut Glass, 17 ½ inches by 10 ½ inches, commanded $3,700; a 5 inch by 11 inch bowl in the Peerless pattern by Straus with an inch-thick blank hit $3,500; and a 6 inch by 6 ¾ inch signed J. Hoare rose bowl in the Kohinoor pattern with great cutting made $3,000.
A set of five rose-colored cut to clear wine glasses in a strawberry diamond, hobstar and fan motif, with double teardrop stem and rayed base, 5 ¼ inches tall, achieved $3,500; and an elegant 11 ½ inch green cut to clear handled pitcher with finely engraved iris décor and fancy embossed sterling iris spout, attributed to Thomas Webb with carved and decorated European art glass by Grover, made $3,100.
A 16 ½ inch Gone With the Wind kerosene lamp with hobstar, strawberry diamond, block and fan motif, with the original oil font having a patent date of 1884, illuminated the room for $3,000; a 10-inch, 8-sided tray in the Alahambra pattern by Meriden, with good quality teeth, realized $2,500; and a pedestal stand in the Alahambra (aka Greek Key) pattern, with extra heavy blank, hammered for $2,300.
A set of three gold-colored finger bowls and underplates with hobstar center and hob button border, attributed to Union Cut Glass, breezed to $2,200; a 10-inch signed Sinclaire plate in the Assyrian pattern fetched $2,200; a pedestal flared center bowl, Aberdeen by Jewel, with extra heavy blank, brought $2,100; and a pair of signed Hawkes cut to clear wine glasses in the Gladys pattern gaveled for $2,100.
A beautiful green cut to clear pyramid-shaped decanter with engraved iris décor, elephant-shaped handle, embossed sterling spout with iris décor and matching stopper, attributed to Thomas Webb, found a new owner for $2,000; an ice cream tray with six 7-inch plates in the Columbia pattern by Blackmer went for $2,000;