The Lark Mason Associates sale of Lalique, Baccarat, and Different Effective Glass from an American Collector introduced on the iGavel Auctions web site lately closed with sturdy outcomes, promoting 134 out of 135 tons. The sale whole of $592,883, together with patrons’ premium, was led by a Baccarat Gilt Bronze Mounted Glass Camel, which realized $43,750. The highest Lalique lot was a Inexperienced Perruches Vase, No. 876, which fetched $26,250 in opposition to an estimate of $4,000-8,000.
Says Lark Mason: “We’re happy that we had such a profitable sell-through for this public sale with costs in some cases quadrupling many estimates. It proves that cup nonetheless holds water as amassing class.”
With worldwide bidders from Europe, Asia, South Africa and the US furiously competing, many tons entered into prolonged bidding such because the Lalique Penthievre Vase, No. 1011, which was lastly hammered right down to a German bidder. After heated bidding from two collectors one from the UK and the from South Africa, a Borromee Vase, No. 1017, which offered for $19,500 in opposition to an estimate of $7,000-10,000 went house with the South African collector, as did a Crimson and White Stained Perruches Vase, estimated at $4,000-8,000 that realized $23,125.
The online sale commenced on April 23 and was prolong via Could 31st.
About Lark Mason:
With areas in New Braunfels, Texas and New York Metropolis, Lark Mason Associates, the eponymous, public sale home specializing in Asian, ethnographic, and historic artistic endeavors, was based by Lark Mason after a few years an an professional at Sotheby’s New York.
Mason served as a Normal Appraiser from 1979 till 1985, and as a Senior Vice President and specialist in Chinese language artwork with Sotheby’s Chinese language Works of Artwork Division from 1985-2003. From 2000-2003 he concurrently was a Director of On-line Auctions for Sothebys.com. He additionally served as a consulting curator on the Trammel and Margaret Crow Assortment of Asian Artwork in Dallas, Texas from 2003-2009. He’s an professional within the subject of Chinese language furnishings, having duty for this space throughout his tenure at Sotheby’s. As an Asian artistic endeavors specialist he has valued and suggested many non-public collectors and establishments.
Lark Mason Associates often hosts auctions on the iGavel Auctions platform and has a longtime historical past of file gross sales of Chinese language and different artistic endeavors. Mason, the proprietor and CEO of iGavel Auctions, is famous for his common appearances on PBS sequence, “The Antiques Roadshow.”
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