Douglass, KS, USA, May 14, 2023 — An outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) table lamp with a leaded glass Nasturtium shade sold for $71,500, and three lots of spectacular furniture from the renowned 19th century American cabinetmaker R. J. Horner brought a combined $43,000 in the sale of Part 2 of the Ron Blessing collection held March 18th by Woody Auction, online and live in the Douglass auction hall.
The Ron Blessing collection was an incredible gathering of quality Victorian antiques, French cameo art glass, period American furniture and other items, acquuired over the course of a lifetime. Part 1 was held in October and was a huge success. The top lots were a gorgeous pair of early 20th century signed Galle French cameo art glass pieces, one a lamp, the other a vase, that sold for a combined $133,750.
“If you saw his first auction, you know about the high-quality items Mr. Blessing collected,” said Jason Woody of Woody Auction. “Part 2 concluded the sale of his estate collection and included pickle castors, brides’ baskets, cut glass, art glass and furniture. It was indeed an honor for us to present the final auction of one of the finest collections of Victorian antiques.”
The original Tiffany Studios table lamp with a 32 inch by 22 inch leaded glass Nasturtium shade had a telescoping base that extended the lamp to a total height of 44 inches. The beautiful signed shade had numerous yellow and orange blossoms with gorgeous green slag foliage background and an amethyst and white ribbon border. The bronze base was also signed.
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