Modern, Traditional, Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver, Currency, Rago’s Three Day April Auction Has It All • 1100 LOT NO RESERVE DISCOVERY AUCTION ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20
• 750 LOT ESTATE AUCTION ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21
• 450 LOT NO RESERVE JEWELRY, SILVER, COUTURE, COINS, CURRENCY AUCTION ON SUNDAY, APRIL 22
Parzinger, Verner Panton, Vladimir Kagan, Warren McArthur and more. Fine Art in the Discovery auction includes mixed media, oils, watercolors, prints, photography, drawings, sculpture and works on paper by artists such as: Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Jasper Johns, Keith Haring, Marc Chagall, Roy Lichtenstein, Shepard Fairey, Sol LeWitt, Alice Sotter, Arthur Wesley Dow, Elaine De Kooning, Frederick James Brown, George Petty, Irving B. Haynes, Victor Vasarely, William Douglas McGee, Marcel Breuer, Wolfgang Roth, Eugene Laurent, Dorothy Alden Morang, Kenneth Nunamaker, Alice Kent Stoddard, two prints by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and many more. Arts & Crafts design includes ceramicists such as Rookwood, Clewell, Fulper, Ohr, Weller, Legras, Loetz, North Dakota School of Mines, Roseville, Marblehead, Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Van Briggle, Zsolnay.
ESTATES: SATURDAY, APRIL 21, AT 10 A.M.
The Estates auction features over 750 lots of traditional furnishings, Asian artifacts, fine art, porcelains and pottery, glass, coins and currency, noteworthy collectables including autographs, Native American items, and much more. There is Americana such as U.S. flags, powder horns, carousel horses, textiles, quilts, needlework; glass from Lalique, Tiffany, Loetz, Steuben, Galle; silver and hollowware from makers such as Grosjean & Woodward, Tiffany & Co., Gorham, Mauser Manuf & Co.; Reed & Barton and Wallace; pottery and porcelain from Royal Crown Derby, Rosenthal, Ernest Wahliss, a Wedgwood china service, Royal Dux, Limoges, Majolica, Doulton Lambeth, Royal Doulton, Teco; Bronzes from Austria, Italy, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, Russia and the U.S., from artists including Affortunato Gori, Amadeo Gennarelli, Andre Laoust, Demetre Chiparus, Emmanuel Villanis, Ferdinand Preiss, Leonid Vladimirovich Posen, William Couper; over 140 lots of fine art by artists John Hagny, Rudolf Ernst, Henry Harewood Robinson, Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky, Carl Philip Weber, Ferry Beraton, John Hauser, Robert Ward Van Boskerck, Vitali Gavrilovich Tikhov, Philippe Jacob Sadee, Simeon Solomon, Andre Gisson, Manuel Viola, Romain de Tirtoff (Erte), Vladimir Donatovich Orlovskii; over 100 lots of Chinese and Japanese artifacts, such as ivory carvings, Foo dogs, Buddhas, urns, figures, palace vases, cloisonné, watercolors, drawings, textiles, furnishings, a chess set, pottery and porcelains, netsukes, silk robes; Native American/tribal items include historical photographs, a pipe bag, a burl bowl, Hopi Kachina, Navajo weavings, Oil paintings, bronzes, baskets, cigar store statues, posters, rugs, pipes, masks. Other items include autographed books, rifles, powder horns, U.S. flags, Lionel trains, medals, folk art, a coke machine, a ships wheel, bisque dolls, and fireplace accessories. There is a hooked rug depicting an equestrian, one of a small number still in existence by artist Mary Smyth Perkins Taylor. There is Georgian, Edwardian, Federal, English and French traditional/continental furnishings, including several lots of custom mahogany pieces by Henkel Harris for Virginia Galleries; Chippendale pieces such as a Philadelphia card table; Louis XV style settee, curio cabinets, tables, armchairs; Windsor chairs, a spool cabinet, Victorian rococo music cabinet, and much more. There are several lots of ephemera from the family of Franklin Murphy, Civil War veteran and 31st governor of New Jersey, who was related to Archbishop Doane, William Burnet Kinney and other prominent New Jersey families. The