Over several decades, renowned American art pottery collectors Hilda and Ted Pritsker amassed a collection that includes Rookwood, Roseville, and Newcomb College pieces. The upcoming auction presented by Rago features many of the works assembled by the Pritskers. Particularly highlighted in the sale is a 1901 sea-green lamp by Kataro Shiramadani and Tiffany Studios. Made of glazed earthenware, the base of the lamp is decorated with daffodils and leaves in a metal overlay.
A featured lot of the sale is a large relief iris vase decorated in poppies by William Purcell McDonald for Rookwood. A glazed plaque depicting a steamboat on the ocean by Sturgis Laurence and a vase depicting flying geese designed by Albert R. Valentien are presented as well. Other notable lots include a 1906-07 Della Robbia vase bearing stylized flora by Frederick Hurten Rhead and a wall-hanging plate with tall pines from Newcomb College Pottery. Explore the full listings and register to bid online on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Decorative Arts (99), Frames & Windows (31), Vases & Vessels (68), American Indian & Ethnographic (6), Bowls & Pottery (6)
# of Lots:106
Price Range:$1,000 - $55,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Kataro Shirayamadani for Rookwood, rare Sea Green lamp|| Estimate: |
|Sturgis Laurence for Rookwood, rare Iris Glaze plaque (Steamboat on the Ocean)|| Estimate: |
|Carl Schmidt for Rookwood, Black Iris vase with swans|| Estimate: |
|Edward Diers for Rookwood, rare Sea Green vase with iris overlay|| Estimate: |
|Carl Schmidt for Rookwood, Evening Glow Vellum plaque|| Estimate: |