12-13-2019 12-13-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3325B Boston
December 13, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Tiffany Studios Red Cypriote Vase

$861$700
Auction: 20th Century Design - 3325B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany Studios Red Cypriote Vase, New York, early 20th century, bottle-form iridescent body with textured finish, incised "1303 L.C.T.," polished rod mark, ht. 6 in.

Provenance: The estate of Lois Smiley. Smiley was born in New York, where she eventually studied with Rufino Tamayo and Vaclav Vytlacil. Her artwork followed in their traditions of abstract expressionism with a focus on figural and landscape painting. She taught drawing and painting in New York and later in the Boston area. Over her lifetime, Smiley amassed a collection of important modern decorative arts including Tiffany glass, Wegner, and Nakashima furniture.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

No visible damage or repairs.


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Keywords

Lois Smiley