Fine art glass, Royal Bayreuth, French cameo, antiques at Woody Auction, Nov. 8th-9th in Missouri More than 650 lots in a wide range of collecting categories – art glass, French cameo, Royal Bayreuth and quality antiques – will come up for bid Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, in St. Charles, Mo.
19th century Italian marble sculpture of a young maiden on a pedestal to an artist signed and marked KPM porcelain plaque with a beautiful portrait of the “Chocolatier.”
Brides’ baskets will feature an apricot satin diamond quilted mother of pearl melon ribbed bowl with pink interior, set on an ornate Meriden silverplate cherub stand and showing three cherubs at blacksmith stands; and a Victorian pair of yellow cased melon ribbed herringbone pattern bowls with enamel floral décor and pink interiors on a Pairpoint frame.
Daum Nancy French cameo pieces will include a 16 inch signed art glass vase having a yellow background with floral cut back design; a four-piece salt cellar set depicting the four seasons, with original display case; an individual salt cellar having a lavender/yellow background with branches, leaf and berry décor; another salt cellar, this one with tortoise shell background colors and green pin needle and yellow berry décor; a 12 ¾ inch art glass pedestal vase with orange and yellow background with black silhouette cut back tree décor; and a pretty 4 ¾ inch five-color art glass square vase with a cherry blossom scenic décor and beautiful color.
Fans of Royal Worcester will not be disappointed. Two star lots include a 6 ½ inch Royal Worcester bulbous jar (mold #1312) in cream tones, with wisteria décor, reticulated lid and gold trim highlights; and a 13 ½ inch Royal Worcester two handled vase (mold #784), also in cream tones with owl, crow and branch décor with gold trim. Both of these pieces are considerably rare.
Pickle castors are a hit with collectors. Examples in this sale include a 10 ¼ inch pickle castor with Rubina art glass insert having a coralene floral décor, set on a basket-shaped Meriden silverplate frame; an 8 ½ inch pickle castor with Bluerina art glass insert, set on a Middletown silverplate frame, with an enamel cherry branch décor; and a nice 10 inch pickle castor having a blue art glass egg-shaped insert with enamel floral décor, set on a lovely Tufts silverplate frame.
Also to be sold Saturday will be a 10 inch marked beehive demitasse pot having a cream-colored background with pink and gold trim and double-sided scenes of a nymph with butterfly wings; a 12-place setting of Towle Old Master pattern sterling silver flatware, 75 pieces totaling over 100 troy ounces, all in the original wooden case; and a 7 ½ inch signed Galle four-color French cameo art glass vase in pink, white, green and lavender tones with floral cut back design.
Absentee bids will be accepted for this sale. All absentee bids should be submitted with a written statement indicating the amount of the bid. These must be received no later than noon Thurs., Nov. 7. Bids may be fax’d to (316) 746-2145), or e-mailed to email@example.com.
The St. Charles Convention Center is located at One Convention Center Plaza in St. Charles, Mo., just off exit 229 of Interstate 70. For event lodging, the Embassy Suites Hotel is connected