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NEW HAMBURG, ONTARIO, CANADA A 9 ¾-inch-tall blown mold French cameo glass vase signed Galle and a Fenton mosaic art glass pedestal vase each sold for $6,600 to share top lot honors at the sale of the private collection of Dr. Peter and Grace Jochimsen.

The Galle vase was of the highest quality and featured white, yellow and green tones, with a green cameo carved vine and blossom décor. The Fenton pedestal vase, unmarked, was made from mosaic art glass and boasted beautiful colors. Made around 1925, the vase featured most of the original Fenton label. Other makers in the sale included Tiffany & Company, Royal Flemish, Daum Nancy and others.

The Jochimsen collection was a bountiful selection of some of the best Wave Crest and French cameo pieces available, plus other fine items. The Wave Crest featured plaques, jardinieres, bells, boxes and vases. The collection also had a French cameo, plated Amberina, pink agata, slot machines, a Pairpoint lamp, Thomas Webb & Sons English cameo and more. Over 500 lots came up for bid.

Another signed Galle vase – a lovely example of French cameo art glass, with blown mold cherry branch décor, yellow and white ground with finely cameo carved cranberry overlay, 11 ¼ inches tall, sold for $4,750. Also, an unmarked Royal Flemish by Mt. Washington vase, having a nicely segmented background with griffin and dragon enamel décor, fetched $3,000.

An unmarked Wave Crest art glass plaque, showing a scene of a young woman in a pink dress, housed in the original 15 ½ inch gilt metal frame with the original backing, reached $4,888. Also, a rare, unmarked Wave Crest cameo carved jewelry box, an example of the highest quality art glass, with a lake and tree scenic décor, garnered $2,750.

A signed Webb English cameo art glass cologne bottle, square form, 6 inches tall, yellow ground with cranberry and white cameo carved floral vine décor and a glass stopper, brought $3,850; while a French cameo art glass perfume signed Daum Nancy, with a yellow and orange ground with cameo carved poppy and cornflower décor, plus enamel highlights, rose to $3,738.

Collectors of Tiffany were treated to a footed bowl signed “L.C. Tiffany-Favrile #596T”, having a clear crystal ribbed optic with green opaque leaf and pink blossom décor ($2,750); and a 16-inch-tall Tiffany Studios flower form art glass vase (#23819), with an elegant bronze base and stem holding an art glass “bloom” of lavender and opal pulled feather design sold for $2,500.

A pink agata art glass pitcher by New England, diminutive at just 6 ¼ inches tall, having exceptional mottling with a ribbed decorated applied handle, brought $3,000. Also, an A. Walter Nancy pate-de-verre French art glass bowl, featuring panels of pinecones and beetles, a collaboration piece marked “A. Walter Nancy” and “Henri Berge”, realized $2,875.

A 10-inch-tall pink agata Morgan art glass vase on original glass griffin base ($2,700).
A marked Newcomb art pottery vase with tree and moss scenic décor signed by artist Anna Francis Simpson, made circa 1930, 5 1/34 inches tall, marked “SQ-6” ($2,588).
An unmarked Loetz Victoria pattern art glass vase, 7 inches tall, circa 1887, with the pattern a richer version of the Federzeichnung pattern, with rare orange color ($2,475).

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