Beautiful Galle and Fenton vases from the Jochimsen collection do well at Woody Auction, October 23

The Jochimsen collection was a bountiful selection of top-quality Wave Crest and French cameo pieces, plus other fine items. It was the headliner of the 516-lot auction held October 23rd in Douglass, Kansas. Online bidding via
By: Woody Auction
Lovely signed Galle French cameo art glass vase.
Lovely signed Galle French cameo art glass vase.
DOUGLASS, Kan. - Nov. 2, 2021 - PRLog -- A 9 ¾-inch-tall blown mold French cameo glass vase signed Galle and a Fenton mosaic art glass pedestal vase each knocked down for $6,600 to share top lot honors at the sale of the private collection of Dr. Peter and Grace Jochimsen, held October 23rd by Woody Auction, online (via and live at the Woody Auction hall in Douglass.

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 circa 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 boasted 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, finished at $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.

Woody Auction's 5,000-square-foot auction hall is located at 130 East Third Street in Douglass, Kan. – south and east of Wichita, not far from I-35 and Hwy. 54/Kellogg Road. The firm has three more major sales lined up to conclude the 2021 calendar year, and two sales to kick off 2022. They are as follows:
  • Saturday, Nov. 13 – American and Brilliant Period Cut Glass (in-person and online)
  • Saturday, Dec. 4 – High Quality Antiques (in-person and online)
  • Saturday, Dec. 18 – More of the Jochimsen collection, plus other consignments (online-only)
  • Jan. 15 and Jan. 29, 2022 (both on a Saturday, both online-only, with details to follow).

Woody Auction is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, please call (316) 747-2694; or, you can e-mail them, at To learn more about Woody Auction and the firm's calendar of upcoming events, visit

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