Roycroft Copper Vase, ca. 1910

Value (2013) | $2,500 Auction$6,000 Auction

I don't know much about it. I bought it at an auction for a dollar. I like the style. I think it's Art Deco maybe or 1930s.

A dollar's a good deal.

Yeah, I thought so.

Well, you probably notice the mark on the bottom here.

Yes, I didn't know what it meant.

It's Roycroft. So it is Arts and Crafts movement, made in New York state, probably about 1910. It's hand-hammered copper. And the decoration is almost like a tree bark.

Yeah, I like that.

And these little squares up here, probably like silver-colored in the beginning. Any sense of what value is?

25 bucks, something like that? $25? Yeah, I have no clue.

(laughing) More, more. This form sells at auction, a number have come up, and they vary in price a little bit. It depends on the market. But they have come up anywhere between $2,500 and about $6,000.

(laughing) Oh, no.

So you definitely got a great deal. Good eye for a dollar.

Oh, my God.

Appraisal Details

Skinner, Inc.
Boston, MA
Appraised value (2013)
$2,500 Auction$6,000 Auction
Rapid City, SD (July 14, 2012)

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