Spring Auction Season Continues at Treadway

by Kate Nixon


Lighting, furniture, ceramics, glass and fine art are all up for bid at Treadway this weekend at their April 7th 20th Century Art & Design auction in Cincinnati, Ohio. Treadway will feature works by Charles Rohlfs, Gustav Stickley, Frank Lloyd Wright, Dirk Van Erp, Grueby, Tiffany Studios, Haviland and more in an auction with more than 400 lots up for bid. The auction begins at 12 noon EST Sunday, April 7th. Bidding will be in person, on the phone, via absentee, and online at Liveauctioneers.com.

Featured within the sale are several pieces of Arts and Crafts by Charles Rholfs, Gustav Stickley, and more modern items by Frank Lloyd Wright. American ceramics features a collection of Van Briggle, early high glaze Newcomb from a Louisiana collection, as well as a selection of Haviland. Both Newcomb and Grueby vases are expected to bring $20,000 to $30,000 each. A collection of European glass including Daum, Rene Lalique and Galle and ceramics from Los Angeles, as well as lighting by Tiffany Studios and two rare Dirk van Erp examples round out this sale.

Here are our picks for the Treadway’s 20th Century Art & Design auction highlights. Which pieces will sell beyond their high estimates? Tune in Sunday at noon to find out!


Lot #4: Tiffany Studios Daffodil table lamp
New York, NY
leaded glass, bronze
shade and base signed and numbered
26″h x 20″dia

a Florida collection


$40,000 – $50,000


Lot #47 : Dirk Van Erp floor lamp
San Fransisco, CA
mica, hammered copper
62″h x 22″w

a Texas collection


$9,000 – $12,000

Lot #161: Gustav Stickley Chalet desk
Syracuse, NY
oak, wicker
45.5″h x 16″d x 24.5″w

a California collection


$10,000 – $15,000



Lot #232: Grueby vase
Boston, MA
matte glazed ceramic
impressed mark
12.5″h x 8.5″dia

an East Coast collection


$20,000 – $30,000



Lot #238: Olive Dodd for Newcomb Pottery Lily vase
New Orleans, LA
high-glaze ceramic
artist signed, numbered, impressed mark
13″h x 7″dia

Treadway Gallery, Ben Kleinpeter collection, Jackie Creaghan collection

“Newcomb Pottery and Crafts” by Jessie Poesch, p. 71

Estimate: $20,000 – $30,000


To see the remainder of Treadway’s 20th century Art and Design catalog (including all condition reports for lots), please check out Treadway’s online catalog.

To register online for the auction and bid online at liveauctioneers.com, click here.