AcStickley Arts and Crafts Auction Results


The AcStickley Arts & Crafts Auction was held this past Saturday, December 8th 11am PST along with a preview of the special event held this past Friday, December 7th — put on by California Historical Design and Gust Bostrom. Plenty of items were featured, including ceramics, jewelry, and Arts & Crafts furniture by Gustav Stickley, L&JG Stickley, Stickley Brothers, Charles Stickley, Limbert, Roycroft, Lifetime, Lakeside, JM Young, Mathews Furniture Shop, Bernard Maybeck, Karpen, Harden, Michigan Chair Co, McHugh and more. Jewelry, pottery, prints and furniture lots were sold to bidders in person and online.

Below are the realized prices of the highlights that we featured in our preview – scroll down to see how our picks did.


Lot #135:

Rare Stickley Brothers #8609 Hutch Sideboard (c1910)

Signed with stenciled number on back. Very nicely refinished. 62″h x 54″w x 22″d

Estimate: $6,000 – $8,000

Realized Price: $5,000




Lot #114:

Charles Rohlfs “Curate’s Delight” Stand (c1902)

Signed. Excellent original finish. 34.75″h x 14.5″w x 12.5″d

Estimate: $5,000 – $7,000

Realized Price: $4,750





Lot #47:

Mathews Furniture Shop Carved Armchairs San Francisco (c1907-1918)

Pair of Mathews Furniture Shop Armchairs with Carved California Poppies in Back c1907-1920. Unsigned. Refinished. 54″h x 24″w x 19″d

Estimate: $12,000 – $15,000

Realized Price: $9,500




Lot #48:

Frederick Rhead – Santa Barbara Vase (c1913-1917)

Exhibited at The Oakland Museum 1993 Show: The Arts & Crafts Movement in California, Living the Good Life, Fig 151. Invisible professional restoration to small rim chip. Comes with Museum packing crate. 8.75″h x 5″d

Estimate: $4,000 – $5,000

Realized Price: $3,250



Lot #83:

Percy Gray Watercolor California Eucalyptus Trees

Henry Percy Gray (1869-1952) watercolor California Eucalyptus Trees. Signed. Excellent condition. This is a large format watercolor with strong colors and great composition. Tim Holton custom frame. UV filtered museum glass. Signed lower left. 16″h x 20″w. Frame 22″h x 26″w

Estimate: $15,000 – $20,000

Realized Price: $14,000


Lot #98:

Rare Old Mission Kopper Kraft Eucalyptus Bowl & Stand.

This is the only OMKK bowl and stand set we have ever seen. Large Old Mission Kopper Kraft hammered copper bowl and stand with applied bronze eucalyptus leaves c1922-1925. Signed with both impressed mark and original paper label. Pristine original patina. Although the OMKK bowls with eucalyptus leaves do occasionally surface, this is the first variation of these we have seen with a separate base. 8.75″h x 8.25″d

Estimate: $2,500 – $3,500

Realized Price: $2,100


Lot #171:

Charles Frederick Eaton Jewelry Chest (c1906)

Featured in a 1906 article in House & Garden Magazine written by Katherine Louise Smith (also wrote for Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Magazine). One of only 2 known examples of this jewelry box. Made of “buff suede, brass trimmings inset with abalone, cut like stones.” Unsigned. Small loss to leather under front rim. Excellent original patina. 8.75″w x 6″d x 6.75″h (+ handle)

Estimate: $15,000 – $20,000

Realized Price: $14,000


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