RAGO AUCTIONS HOLDS A MARATHON TWO-DAY, 1200+ LOT NO RESERVE DISCOVERY AUCTION ON SEPTEMBER 10 AND 1 • JEWELRY AND SILVER
• 20TH C. DECORATIVE ARTS AND FURNISHINGS
• FINE ART
• CONTINENTAL/AMERICAN DECORATIVE ARTS AND FURNISHINGS
News-Antique.com - Aug 25,2010 - Lambertville, NJ A lot of stylish, useful and affordable property comes to Rago’s, either with consignments destined for high-end catalogued sales or through Walk-In Appraisal Days. Rago’s never knows what’s going to show up - jewelry, traditional and modern furniture, Americana, art, rugs, couture, tribal, ceramics. All this property is priced to sell and goes into Rago’s Discovery Auction, where the lots are wholly unreserved and the high bid – whatever it is - takes the prize. On September 10 and 11, 2010 Rago’s invites you to take part in its biggest and best Discovery sale to date, where you can find everything from George Nakashima to Jeff Koons.
“The Discovery sales are the way great country auctions used to be - but with a far cooler selection of anything from Eames furniture to jelly cupboards, Asian bronzes to jewelry by Cartier.” says David Rago.
• Friday, September 10 at 10 a.m.: Jewelry and silver, Arts and Crafts, Asian/tribal, traditional furnishings, art glass, garden, fine art, coins, textiles. Total lots: 650.
• Saturday, September 11 at Noon: Modern furnishings, decorative arts, contemporary art glass, lighting, contemporary pottery, metalwork, fine art. Total lots 605.
• Telephone, absentee, online bidding available for those unable to attend.
• Saturday, September 4, 2010 through Thursday, September 9 from 12-5 p.m. or by appointment (closed on September 6 for Labor Day). Doors open on Friday at 8 a.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m.
• Rago’s is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia. Directions online at ragoarts.com
• Printed listings are available free of charge by calling 609-397-9374 or e-mailing a request to email@example.com.
• View a complete online catalogue with color images at ragoarts.com online now.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 AT 10 A.M.
JEWELRY AND SILVER
Famous jewelry/silver makers include Walter Meyer/Jensen USA, Wallace, Louis W. Rice for Bernard Rice's Sons, Gucci, Gorham, Dirk Van Erp, Cartier, Cellini, Baccarat, Archibald Knox and Liberty & Co. The sale contains a variety of fine jewelry, costume jewelry and silver. There is American and European silver, Bakelite, Asian, Art Deco, vintage costume jewelry, watches, diamond cocktail rings, Navajo silver, ''Jelly-Belly'' brooches with Rhinestones, a collection of vintage fruit brooches, Celtic Revival jewelry, cameos and more.
ARTS AND CRAFTS FURNISHINGS
Famous furniture makers include: Gustav Stickley, Globe-Wernicke, Robert Walsh, Warren Hilestyle, E.J. Audi, Arts & Crafts, Limbert, Stickley Bros. (Attr.), Lifetime, Honeoye, L. & J.G. Stickley and more.
POTTERY AND CERAMICS
The selection of pottery and ceramics includes famous makers: Roycroft, Arts & Crafts, Cowan for Peters & Reed, Cowan for Ruskin, Doulton Lambeth, Edward Cranch for Rookwood, Elizabeth Lincoln for Rookwood, Fulper, George Ohr, Grueby, Kataro Shirayamadani (Attr.) for Rookwood, Martin Bros, McCoy, Minton, Moorcroft, Niloak Mossionware, Norman Rockwell for Gorham, North Carolina Pottery, Odell & Booth Brothers, Ohio Pottery, Owens for Weller, Paul Revere, Roseville, Royal Copenhagen, Royal Doulton, S.E.G., Stangl, San Jose Mission, Sicard Vallauris, Silver Springs pottery, Van Briggle, Weller, Zanesville and a selection of Amphora pottery.