Tiffany Studios Rules the Day at James D. Julia’s June 16th Rare Lamps, Glass & Jewelry Auction

Lot 1108, a Tiffany Studios Dogwood Floor Lamp, Realized $406,600.

With successes in every category, Julia’s continues to provide great service with outstanding results to consigners and collectors alike. This is an exciting start to the year for our division, and I’m excited to see what the Fall 2017 sale will bring!

It was standing room only in the auction hall for James D. Julia’s June 16th Rare Lamps, Glass & Fine Jewelry auction. The sale was an incredible success, with a total of over $4.3 million in gross sales, setting a new division record.

Tiffany Studios led the way, generating strong sell through rates and high prices for some truly outstanding examples form a diverse spectrum of Tiffany work. In leaded glass, highlights included lot 1108, an impressive and rare Tiffany Studios floor lamp with all over dogwood design and an unusual irregular floral lower border. This massive 32” diameter shade rests on a decorated floor base with stylized onion decoration around the platform and bronze wire tendrils climbing the stem. Standing 75″ to the top of pigtail, this impressive floor lamp achieved the highest price of the auction selling for $406,600, well above its pre-auction estimate of $100,000-150,000.

Another spectacular Tiffany highlight was lot 1099, a dichroic leaded chandelier with dragonflies surrounding the shade. The colors are just spectacular, each dragonfly having a blue body, red eyes, as well as red and blue striated wings. The dragonflies are set against a rich amber, blue and green background of heavily ripple-textured glass. Estimated at $100,000-150,000, this magnificent chandelier sold for an impressive $228,100.

Lot 1365 was a wonderful Tiffany Studios Wisteria leaded glass window with…

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