Treadway Gallery’s Art & Design Winter 2021 Preview

by Kate Nixon


The 2021 auction season has started and with another auction with Arts and Crafts offerings on the horizon in February, collectors of all levels can expect to not only immerse themselves in a study of the historic style starting next month with the National Arts and Crafts Conference first-ever virtual conference, they can bid for works from impressive collections.

Treadway Gallery will open their auction sesason with their first auction of 2021 on Sunday, February 7th. The Art and Design sale will offer both American and European works from collections like the enamel collection of Ralph and Terry Kovel of Cleveland, Ohio and includes works by Gertrude Twichell, Edward Winter, Leo Hendricken, Frank Marshall, Limoges, and other. A highlight in Arts and Crafts Furniture includes a Gustav Stickley bookcase.

Arts and Crafts lighting and furniture features a Gustav Stickley bookcase and umbrella stand, numerous Tiffany and Handel lamps from 3 collections. Decorative objects include pieces of Rookwood, Marblehead and Newcomb combined with modern examples by Natzler, Claude Conover and Rose Cabat.

Over 60 examples of American and European glass and ceramics include Galle, Burgun and Schverer, Lalique, Desiree Christian, Schneider, Loetz and Daum will be sold. A large Daum lamp will be offered along with a considerable collection of Loetz and Quezal silver overlay glass. Also from Cleveland we are offering some fine examples of French Art Nouveau furniture including pieces by Galle and Majorelle. This includes several inlaid tables as well as a nightstand, armoire, chair and bed. 

For more information on the number of ways you can both bid and sell at Treadway, please visit Treadway Gallery’s website.

Preview dates and times:
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
Tue, Feb 2, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
Wed, Feb 3, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
Thu, Feb 4, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
Fri, Feb 5, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
Sat, Feb 6, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST


Here are a few lots in lighting, pottery and furniture we’ll be keeping our eyes on. All descriptions are courtesy of Treadway Gallery.


Lot 80: Handel table lamp

Meriden, CT
Made of glass & bronzed metal, marked
Measured 23″h x 17″dia

Provenance: A New England collection

Estimate: $3,000 – $4,000




Lot 85: Handel floor lamp

Meriden, CT
Made of glass, bronzed metal, marked
base: 52.25″h x 9.5″w
shade: 22″dia

Provenance: A New England collection

Estimate: $2,500 – $3,500




Lot 115: Rookwood Pottery Poppies vase by Kataro Shirayamadani
Iris glazed ceramic
signed, numbered, dated 1907
Measures 15″h x 8.5″dia

Provenance: A Cincinnati collection

Exhibited at Rookwood’s hundredth anniversary at Jordan-Volpe Gallery in New York City.

Estimate: $10,000 – $15,000



Lot 119: Rookwood Pottery vase

matte glazed ceramic
marked, numbered, dated 1926
Measures 7″h x 3″dia

Provenance: A Cincinnati collection

Estimate: $150 – $250




Lot 162: Gustav Stickley bookcase

Syracuse, NY
Made of wood, unmarked
Measures 56″h x 60″w

Provenance: An Ohio collection

Estimate: $2,500 – $3,500




Lot 169: Newcomb College vase by Marie Levering Benson 

New Orleans
carved and glazed ceramic
artist signed, impressed marks, label, numbered
Measures 13″h x 5″dia

Provenance: A California collection

Estimate: $10,000 – $15,000




Lot 175: Boston School box by Frank Marshall

Made of copper, enamel
1.25″h x 4″w

Provenance: A Gentleman’s collection

Estimate: $5,000 – $6,000



To see all 284 of Treadway Gallery’s lots for bid, please visit their website at