Decorative Arts Auction Offers Ceramics, Metalware, Furniture August 8th

by Kate Nixon


Sunday, August 8th, Treadway Gallery offers works in Arts & Crafts furniture, ceramics, metalware and lighting during their Decorative Arts Auction, starting at 11AM. The sale will include ceramics, lighting, bronze, art glass in not only Arts & Crafts style, but multiple styles from several collections.

Among the Arts and Crafts offerings are furniture works from Limbert, Stickley Brothers, L. & J.G. Stickley and Gustav Stickley, ceramics from Grueby, Fulper, Weller, and Rookwood from New Jersey, Chicago, Michigan and Cincinnati collections, metal works from Dirk Van Erp from a New Jersey collection as well as Gertrude Twichell copper dishes and Liberty & Co silver boxes. Lighting examples include Handel, Tiffany & Co, Louis Comfort Tiffany shades, Gustav Stickley floor lamps, and a number of Tiffany Studio lamps.

The auction will begin at 11 AM EST on August 8th. Lots are available for preview; in order to see the lots, please call (513) 321-6742 or [email protected] to arrange a time for a private viewing. The sale is closed to the public, but bidding will happen via phone, absentee bidding, and online on and Invaluable.

The offerings in the Decorative Arts auction span several price ranges for a variety of collector experience levels. Listed below are two examples of each category ranging in price levels. All descriptions and images below are courtesy of Treadway Gallery.





Left to Right: Gustav Stickley chest of drawers. Charles Stickley Rocker

Lot 239: Gustav Stickley chest of drawers
Originating from Syracuse, NY
Oaken and signed, recoated original finish and original wood knobs
Measures 42.5″h x 37″w

Provenance: A Washington D.C. collection

Estimate: $1,000 – $1,500


Lot 246: Charles Stickley rocker
Originating from Syracuse, NY
Oaken with leather cushion, signed.
Measures 34.25″h x 29.75″w
Provenance: A Washington D.C. collection

Estimate: $550 – $750




Left to Right: Rookwood Pottery Swallows vase, Newcomb College vase by M.T. Ryan

Lot 175: Rookwood Pottery by Matt Daly Swallows vase
Originated from Cincinnati, OH, 1886
Dull Finish glazed ceramic, artist signed, dated, numbered
Measures 11″h x 4″dia

Provenance: A Cincinnati collection

Estimate: $800 – $1,000


Lot 197: Newcomb College by M.T. Ryan vase
Originated from New Orleans, LA
High-glaze ceramic, artist signed, impressed mark, original condition.
Measures 6″h x 4.5″dia

Provenance: A California collection

Estimate: $5,000 – $7,000




Left to Right: Dirk Van Erp vase, Enamel and Copper dish attributed to Gertrude Twichell

Lot 203: Dirk Van Erp vase
Originated from San Francisco, CA
Copper, impressed mark
Measures 10.5″h x 11″dia

Provenance: A New Jersey collection

Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000


Lot 225: Enamel and Copper dish attributed to Gertrude Twichell
Originated from Boston, MA
Enamel, copper
Measures .5″h x 5.75″dia

Provenance: A South Carolina collection

Estimate: $1,250 – $1,750




Left to Right: Tiffany Studios desk lamp, Handel lamp

Lot 95: Tiffany Studios desk lamp
Originated from New York, NY
Made of bronze, Favrile glass, impressed mark.
Base impressed Tiffany Studios/New York/11422. Shade signed L.C.T.
Measures 12″h x 16″w

Provenance: The Larry Wiist collection

Estimate: $7,500 – $8,500


Lot 268: Handel lamp
Originated from Meriden, CT
Made of obverse painted glass, patinated bronzed metal, Shade signed Handel Lamps 079664, base stamped Handel.
Measures 23″h x 18″dia

Provenance: A California collection, A Cincinnati collection

Estimate: $2,000 – $3,000


To look at the entire catalog of items, please visit Treadway Gallery’s website by clicking here.