News-Antique.com - Aug 02,2011 - Great Estates, September 10, 2011. Previews begin August 26.
Estate auctions fill Rago's galleries with 18th, 19th and early 20th century furnishings, decorative arts and fine arts including lamps and metalwork, rugs, American folk art, Native American, bronzes, prints, Asian art and antiques, glass and porcelain. Select highlight: Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille (French, 1848-1912), Oil on canvas, French Infantry soldier, $15,000-20,000.
Early 20th C. Design, October 1, 2011. Previews begin Sept. 24.
Decorative arts, furnishings and art glass of the early 20th Century, including Tiffany, Stickley, Lalique, Liberty, Rookwood, Ohr. The founding specialty at Rago's and the most successful Arts and Crafts auctions in the field. Select highlight: Walrath Pottery exceptional matte-painted vase with lilies, $9,000-12,500.
Modern Design, October 2, 2011. Previews begin Sept. 24.
The Rago Arts and Auction Center is an international leader in modern design. Furnishings; ceramics, glass, and other decorative art; lighting and fine art. Much of the most important Modern design to come to auction since the 1980s has been sold by Rago's. Select highlight: Jacques le Chevallier and Rene Koechlin rare adjustable desk lamp, France, ca 1928, $12,000-18,000.
19th/20th C. American & European Art, November 12, 2011. Previews begin Nov. 5. Painting and sculpture, drawings, prints and photography. 19th and 20th century American and European art, appealing to collectors locally, nationally and internationally. Select highlight: Edward Willis Redfield (American, 1869-1965) Untitled, Oil on board, $8,000-12,000.
Post-War & Contemporary Art, November 12, 2011. Previews begin Nov. 5. Post-War and Contemporary Art brings together essential works from leading painters, sculptors, and photographers working today with those of Post-War innovators and juxtaposes important originals with stylish multiples and the work of emerging and mid-career artists. Select highlight: Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941) Shadow, 1985, Etching, $9,000-12,000.
Silver, Coins and Currency, December 2, 2011. Previews begin Nov. 26.
Day One of Rago’s annual December Great Estates Auction weekend features silver hollowware, fine silver plate and collectable coins and currencies. Select highlight: Faberge Scenic Enameled Silver Napkin Ring, $6,000-8,000.
Great Estates, December 3, 2011. Previews begin Nov. 26.
Day Two of Rago’s annual December Great Estates Auction weekend features consists of a day of high-end estate items including 18th, 19th and early 20th century furnishings, decorative arts and fine arts, American folk art, Native American, Asian art and antiques. Select highlight: Battle Scene Micromosaic Panel, Rome, ca. 1820, $8,000-10,000.
Jewelry, December 4, 2011. Previews begin Nov. 26.
Day Three of Rago’s annual December Great Estates Auction weekend is dedicated to luxury goods, including period ornament, precious gemstones, diamond jewelry, couture bijoux, watches, objet de vertu and designer accessories. Select highlight: Important Julius Cohen Platinum and diamond Necklace, ca. 1956, $70,000-90,000.
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Consignments still invited for October, November and December auctions.
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