Auction of Color & Light: The Collection of Dr. Thomas Chua on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10am
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Showcasing an Extensive Collection of Art Glass by Prominent American and European Makers
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle held the highly successful auction Color & Light: The Collection of Dr. Thomas Chua on March 2, 2022. With international competitive bidding, the Collection totaled $435,111, more than doubling the pre-sale estimate of $124,150-184,650, with an exceptional sell-through rate 98%.
A prosperous and admired medical doctor in Chicago, Dr. Chua quietly assembled his extraordinary collection over the course of three decades. With a discerning eye for quality and the curiosity of a true connoisseur, he was drawn to the colorful and innovative works in glass inspired by natural forms created during the Art Nouveau era. The collection is rich with fine examples of French art glass by such prominent makers as Daum, Gallé, Majorelle and Gabriel Argy-Rousseau, as well as a selection of pieces by American makers Handel, Pairpoint and Tiffany Studios.
Additional property from the Collection of Dr. Thomas Chua comprising paintings, prints, jewelry and coins will be offered in select sales during the upcoming season.
Emile Gallé: Artistry in Glass
Continuing our New Collectors Series®, Specialist Malcolm Mac Neil discusses the innovative creations in glass by legendary artist and designer Emile Gallé that highlight the Collection of Dr. Thomas Chua.
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