20th Century Art & Design at Treadway Toomey

Treadway Toomey Auctions is pleased to present their June 4th auction of 20th Century Art & Design, with a selection of over 800 prominent fine and decorative artworks including furniture, paintings, pottery, sculpture and lighting. The sale and preview will be held at John Toomey Gallery located at 818 North Boulevard, Oak Park, Illinois.

Lots include a well-rounded selection of American Art Pottery including, Fulper, Marblehead, Saturday Evening Girls and many Rookwood pieces by several of their best designers of the time including Lot #54, a Kataro Shirayamadani designed vase featuring a Rooks and Crescent Moon design, #604C, estimated at $1,200 – $1,700. Also of interest is a wonderful assortment of rarely seen Teco forms including Lot #9, a three-piece dresser set — tray, powder box and oval dish — designed by W.D. Gates, estimated at $700 – $900 (top photo).

Furniture lots include forms by Gustav and L. & J.G. Stickley, The Roycrofters and Limbert among others, including Lot #56, a fantastic Limbert curved china cabinet, form #427, featuring original finish and pulls, estimated at $6,000 – $8,000 (bottom photo). But perhaps most notable among furniture lots is Lot #83, a Gustav Stickley tall, oak case clock, form #3, featuring copper and brass detailing, estimated at $10,000-$15,000 and Lots #102-103, a Thirty-third degree bookcase, and combination serving table and buffet, both featuring leaded glass, oak and copper construction and estimated at $10,000-$15,000 each.

Treadway Toomey has also pulled together a fantastic assortment of Arts and Crafts Lighting and Metalware including works by Handel, Whaley, Tiffany Studios, Bradley & Hubbard, Kalo, Carence Crafters, Tiffany & Co., Georg Jensen, Falick Novick, Liberty & Co., and Archibald Knox including Lot #237, a coffee service set by Falick Novick with coffee pot, creamer, open sugar and tray, all sterling silver with ivory accents, estimated at $2,000 – $3,000.

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For full auction details and to view the entire catalog, please visit www.treadwaygallery.com. Happy bidding!