A grand Peony Border Bronze Floor Lamp by Tiffany Studios, estimated at $100,000+, highlights nearly 1,800 lots in Heritage Auction’s Fine & Decorative Arts Auction in Dallas. The three-day auction event, June 19-21, includes estate signature pieces spanning furniture, lighting, and a large selection of important art deco and art nouveau bronze. In addition to the Peony Border rarity, the auction’s exemplary selection of Tiffany Studios lighting includes a rare Turtleback Tile Bronze Floor Lamp, marked Tiffany Studios, NEW YORK, 377 on the base, estimated at $60,000+, both of which are from Richard and Merle Haber Collection.
The esteemed collection holds a fine appointment of decorative arts ranging from The Young Archer, circa 1930, by Amadeo Gennarelli (est. $7,000) to a petite French Mahogany and Marquetry Writing Desk by Louis Majorelle, estimated at $6,000.
Nearly 200 lots of art glass is led by a stunning Gallé Overlay Glass Iris Study Lamp, circa 1900, with Gallé markings on the base and the shade, estimated at $40,000+ and a rare Daum Overlay and Enameled GlassCorbeau Grenouille Vase from 1901, estimated at $22,000+. Two vitrified and applied glass pieces from Daum’s workshop both date to 1900 and include applied glass detail, including a beetle, estimated at $18,000-$20,000 each.
More than 140 lots of furniture offers a Dutch Walnut and Oak Bonnet Secretary Bookcase, circa 1800, estimated at $20,000+ and a unique pair of Venetian Painted Wood Benches, also dated to the 1800s and decorated with shaped backrest painted with grisaille trompe l’oeil scrolls and scrolling foliate decoration surrounding classical scenes, estimated at $12,000+.
A selection of ceramics and porcelain ranges from a monumental Apulian volute-krater, from the 4th century BC attributed to the Group of Cogenhagen 4233, estimated at $35,000+, which is elaborately decorated with nude figures and volutes molded with female masks to a Paris Porcelain Figural Compote With Gilt Bronze Mounts, circa 1880, from the Jean And Graham Devoe Williford Charitable Trust, estimated at $5,000+. From the Haber Collection, a stunning Zsolnay Lustre Ceramic Figural Bowl , from Hungary circa 1902-04, depicts a young maiden fishing with a net, estimated at $2,000+, from the Haber Collection. And a large Pair of Weller Sicard Vases, designed in 1905 by Jacques Sicard of Zanesville, Ohio, highlights an important private collection of American Art Pottery, estimated at $10,000+.