Cordier Antiques Two Day Spring Auction Results

. July 25, 2008

On May 31 and June 1, Cordier Antiques & Fine Art held their Two Day Spring Antique & Fine Art Auction in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg. While Saturday’s offerings featured many key results, Sunday garnered the top lot of the sale, a large and fine Japanese moriage cloisonné vase by Hattori Tadasboro (1897-1912) that sold for $92,000.

The multi-consignor sale featured items from over seventy-five consignors including estates and collectors. There were over 300 people in attendance during the two days in addition to phone and absentee bidders. More than 1000 bidders were pre-registered to bid via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers which also provided an online catalogue of the auction. Prices quoted do not include the buyer’s premium (10% to 15%).

Saturday’s session offered 427 lots of glass, ceramics, sterling, fine antique and estate jewelry, fine art and sculpture, textiles, lighting and furniture. The sale opened with glass and ceramics and featured small collections of Mary Gregory style and Bohemian cut overlay glass as well as Quimper faience with respectable results averaging $65 to $210. Several pieces of art glass were offered including a Loetz type vase decorated with iridescent gold and violet irises that sold to the Internet for $2,000 on an estimate of $100 to $200. The top lot of the ceramics category was a pair of Dresden covered urns signed “A. Lamm” for Ambrosius Lamm. Decorated with ladies and cherubs, the urns realized $1,900 also to the Internet.

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