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Trophy Panel
William Morris, Trophy Panel, 2006. This work carries the highest estimate for a glass work, with an expected range of $200,000 to 250,000. courtesy: bonhams

Thursday May 22, 2014 | by Paulina Switniewska

Upcoming Bonhams auction will include many notable glass works from the Koteen’s collection

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As part of Bonhams upcoming 20th Century Decorative Arts auction on June 10th, 2014, there will be a number of significant works in glass from the collection of the late Sherley and Bernard Koteen, prominent Washington D.C.-area art patrons, collectors and board members of the James Renwick Alliance who died within a week of one another in February 2013. Starting at 1 P.M. at Bonhams' New York location on Madison Avenue, works by Judy Kensley McKie, Michael Lucero, Therman Statom, Ruth Duckworth, Rudy Autio, Betty Woodman, Albert Paley, and Dante Marioni will be coming up for bid. Mark Peiser’s paperweight glass vase, titled, Oak and Spanish Moss, will be up for sale at an estimated value of $12,000-18,000. Also present amongst those artists will be several pieces by Dale Chihuly from his Macchia series of glass vessels.

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Wednesday March 26, 2014 | by Andrew Page

AUCTION: Christie’s upcoming sale of legendary dealer Barry Friedman’s glass collection

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Art dealer Barry Friedman, who announced his plans to retire this month back in November 2013, is auctioning off his substantial holdings in 20th- and 21st-century decorative arts and design, fine art, photography, ceramics, and glass. A total of 400 lots are going up for a series of auctions at Christie's Rockefeller Plaza location that, for glass collectors, will culminate in the sale of his holdings in Italian and contemporary glass in the morning and the afternoon of Thursday, March 27th respectively.

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Wednesday July 31, 2013 | by Gina DeCagna

Rare Frank Lloyd Wright glass window to be auctioned

One of the original glass skylight windows of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House is being auctioned on August 3rd after being stored away by a private owner for half a century. courtesy: schultz auctioneers.On Saturday, August 3rd, a glass skylight window designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright will be sold by Schultz Auctioneers in Clarence, New York. The window, which has a pre-auction estimate of $50,000 to $100,000, originates from the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, one Wright’s best known examples of his the Prairie Style. Two Martin House windows have sold at Christie’s for $62,500 and $104,500 each in 2011. The window is one of the 394 original glass pieces—windows, doors, pier cluster casements, skylights, laylights, and sidelights—that once adorned the Martin House residential complex. Categorized by linear and geometric abstractions, Wright referred to the windows as “light screens,” and used them to create greater flexibility between interior and exterior space.

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