Spring Auction Season Starts With Arts & Crafts Favorites

by Kate Nixon


Good news for Arts and Crafts collectors…the Spring auction season is arriving and a big auction kicks off this weekend!

On Sunday, March 10th, Toomey & Co Auctioneers will hold their first auction of the new year and will feature some Arts and Crafts style favorites. Toomey & Co. will hold their annual Art & Design auction on Sunday, March 10th, featuring arts and crafts treasures from L. & J.G. Stickley, Gustav Stickley, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Teco Pottery, Charles P. Limbert Co, The Kalo Shop, Prairie School style furniture, Rookwood Pottery, and more.


Previews for viewing lots have already started at their , the schedule is posted below:

Monday, March 4, 2019 | 10 AM – 5 PM CST
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 10 AM – 5 PM CST
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 10 AM – 5 PM CST
Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 10 AM – 7 PM CST
Friday, March 8, 2019 | 10 AM – 5 PM CST
Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 10 AM – 5 PM CST


The Art & Design auction serves as the first Toomey & Co. Auctioneers auction of the new year. Previously, they held a dual auction this past December 2nd – both an Art & Design auction and the Tradition & Innovation auction, in which a Greene & Greene table from Pasadena, California sold big at a whopping $100,000.00.


A Greene & Greene winning table. Sold at last year’s Toomey & Co Tradition and Innovation auction for $100,000.00.


Here are a few items that have caught our eye:    


Lot 182

L. & J.G. Stickley from the Onondaga Shops china cabinet, #629
Fayetteville, New York
oak, glass, copper
measures 49″w x 17″d x 70″h

Estimate $4,000-6,000





Lot 211

Teco, Design Attributed to W.B. Mundie (1863-1939) vase, #286
Property from an Important Chicago Collector
matte green glazed ceramic, impressed twice
measures 6 1/2″dia x 12 1/2″h

Estimate $5,000-7,000





Lot 230

Duffner & Kimberly Nasturtium hanging light fixture or chandelier
New York, New York
leaded glass, patinated bronze
measures 28″dia x 47 1/2″h

Estimate $4,000-6,000





Lot 231

Gustav Stickley (1858-1942) Morris chair, #369
Eastwood, New York
oak, leather, signed with red decal
measures 33″w x 37 1/2″d x 38 1/2″h

Estimate $3,000-5,000




Lot 269 

Gustav Stickley (1858-1942) dressing table with mirror, #907
Eastwood, New York
oak, brass, silvered glass, signed with branded mark
measures 48″w x 22″d x 55 1/2″h

Estimate $1,000-1,500





Lot 304

Prairie School desk organizer
designed for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Avery Coonley House, Riverside, Illinois
oak, glass
contemporary light fixtures have been added
measures 61″w x 24″d x 31″h

Estimate $700-900


Lot 388 – The Kalo Shop water pitcher with matching undertray
Park Ridge, Illinois, 1908-1911
sterling silver, stamped marks
applied R monograms, engraved family crests
pitcher measures 9″w x 7″d x 6 5/8″h; tray measures 10″dia x 5/8″h

Estimate $1,500-2,500




To see more of Toomey & Co’s catalog for the March 10th auction, visit their website at https://toomeyco.com/