Rago’s Announces a 20th /21st Century Design Auction on June 16-17 1,100 lots of exceptional property, including pottery by Saturday Evening Girls; lighting by Tiffany; studio furniture by Nakashima; glass by Zynsky and Chihuly and much more. Previews begin June 9th.
designers and makers such as: Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, Niki de Saint Phalle, Jean Lurcat, Olga Fisch, Andy Warhol, and Max Papart.
There is a fine Aufsatz vase of brass on hammered copper by Josef Hoffman for Weiner Werkstatte, estimated at $5,000–10,000. There is a large carved walnut serving tray (lot 867) by Wharton Esherick, which was given by the artist to Marjorie Content and Jean Toomer, and is estimated at $10,000–15,000. There are several George Nelson clocks by Howard Miller Clock Company, including lot 999, “Flock of Butterflies” clock (no. 2226), estimated at $5,000–7,000. There is a pair of tall garden urns by Galloway, lot 799, offered at $2,000-3,000; and a pair of fine and large raku-fired stoneware jardinières, lot 898, estimated at $1,000-1,500.