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Sotheby’s NYC presents Important Tiffany auction 15 December 2012

A selection of iconic works by Tiffany Studios and Louis Comfort Tiffany will be auctioned on the 15th December 2012 in Sotheby’s New York location. The 44 lot auction will run alongside Important 20th Century Design and Masterworks by Tiffany Studios from the Geyer Family Collection auctions and it is anticipated that collectors and investors alike will be watching with much interest.

Beautiful antique Tiffany table lamp.
A Rare “Trumpet Creeper” Table Lamp (est. $400/600,000)circa 1902 – 1906 with a large “Tree base”.

 

Rare Tiffany 'Peacock' table lamp
A Rare “Peacock” Table Lamp (est. $140/180,000) circa 1905 with a blown favrile glass “Peacock” base, which represents a rare and unique pairing with the “Peacock” shade.

 

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/tiffany-n08923/lots.list.1.html#lots.list.1.30.lotnum.asc.html?&_suid=13542379031620041597059381713763

An article from Forbes.com details how Tiffany items  experienced a decline in interest in the middle of the 20th century which inevitably faced a turn-around in the 1960’s that has continued to this day, resulting in their being highly sought after by investors and collectors alike.

http://www.forbes.com/2001/12/05/1205conn.html