The art glass and antiques collection of Sue Frick will be sold April 9th by Woody Auction in Kansas The lifetime art glass and antique collection of Sue Frick of Missouri, as well as four other smaller area collections, will come up for bid on Saturday, April 9th, at Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan.
News-Antique.com - Mar 15,2016 - DOUGLASS, Kan. – The lifetime art glass and antique collection of Sue Frick of Missouri, as well as four other smaller area collections, will come up for bid on Saturday, April 9th, at Woody Auction, in the firm’s gallery located at 120 East 3rd Street in Douglass, at 9:30 a.m. Central time. A preview will be held on Friday, April 8th, from 4-6 p.m. Internet bidding will be hosted by LiveAuctioneers.com.
“Sue Frick had a special gift for finding quality antiques, and she especially enjoyed Quezal art glass,” said Jason Woody of Woody Auction. “This auction will also feature Tiffany candle lamps, flawless plated Amberina, centerpiece epergnes, New England Agata, Daum Nancy French cameo miniatures, Steuben, Moser, decorated Burmese, brides baskets, English cameo and more – a real nice selection.”
Quezal art glass examples from Mrs. Frick’s collection will include a signed dark green vase with silver pulled leaf and gold and white highlights, inscribed on the base (“C937”), boasting excellent color and standing 5 ¼ inches tall; and a signed green, white and gold vase with pulled feather design and a gold iridescent interior, also displaying outstanding color and with a marked base (“A780”), 9 ¼ inches tall.
A magnificent slice of Kansas history will come up for bid, in the form of an eight-piece Wilcox #150 silverplate pattern-matched set, which includes a samovar (hot water urn), coffee pot, teapot, a covered creamer and sugar, an open creamer and sugar, and a tray inscribed, “Dr. George B. Wood and Wife, From Their ‘Old Wyandotte Friends’ on the 25th Anniversary of Their Marriage – August 24th, 1882.”
Amberina is a glass shading technique, from red at the top to amber at the base. Amberina pieces in the sale will feature a very rare New England plated art glass water pitcher, having rich mahogany shading to pale green and well-defined ribs, 7 inches tall, in outstanding condition; and an unmarked Moser art glass wine glass with applied grapevine design and extensive colorful leaf décor, 6 inches in height.
Brides baskets will be offered in abundance. Examples will include a brown satin jack-in-the-pulpit shaded brides bowl with enamel bird and blossom décor, set on a heavy silverplate stand with three dolphins, 14 ¾ inches tall; and a pink satin diamond quilted mother-of-pearl ruffled bowl with white interior, set on a Derby #1254 silverplate frame depicting three cherubs with bows, 12 inches tall.
Other brides baskets will include a pink satin herringbone mother-of-pearl art glass bowl with a wonderful enamel floral blossom décor and pale green satin interior, set on a Wilcox #2684 silverplate frame featuring three winged cherubs; and an extremely rare, signed Quezal art glass ruffled bowl with green and gold pulled feather design and strong gold interior, set on a Tufts #128 silverplate frame.
Also up for bid will be a rare, 5-inch signed Galle French cameo art glass egg-shaped covered box – white, yellow, orange and green, with a vintage motif; a signed Daum Nancy French cameo art glass