Rago’s Estate and No Reserve Discovery Auctions Kick-Off Its Fall Season, Sept. 14-16 Rago’s Estate and No Reserve Discovery Auctions Kick-Off Its Fall Season
September 14-16 – Over 2000 Lots in Three Days
through which to buy and sell. It is also a destination for those who seek to learn and share knowledge about art, antiques and collecting, offering free valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates), appraisals and auction exhibitions in house and online. Rago's, the largest and leading auction house in New Jersey, is located midway between Philadelphia and New York.
DISCOVERY AUCTION PROPERTY DETAILS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Furniture: Arts and Crafts furnishings, by makers such as Limbert, Gustav Stickley, Grand Rapids School, Stickley Brothers. Featured furnishings include: lot 122, an English Arts & Crafts oak dresser with heart cut-outs, ca. 1910, estimated at $600-900; lot 521, a Comb-Back Windsor armchair, ca. 1800, estimated at $200-400; lot 131, an Arts & Crafts drop-front desk, ca. 1910, estimated at $450-650; lot 34, a Limbert sideboard, estimated at $700-1,000; lot 224, a contemporary spindled settee in the style of Gustav Stickley, estimated at $500-700; and lot 257, a Seth Thomas Pillard and scroll style mantel clock, estimated at $200-300. Lighting: By makers Carlos Basile, Michael Adams for Aurora Studios, Pairpoint and Handel. Featured lighting includes: lot 75, a Heintz sterling-on-bronze boudoir lamp with silk-backed shade, estimated at $400-600; lot 27, a Handel Leaded glass table lamp, ca. 1900, estimated at $700-900; lot 173, a Steuben five-light copper chandelier with lustre glass shades, estimated at $1,000-1,500; and lot 215, a Weller tall Etna table lamp with grape bough, estimated at $250-450. Fine Art: By artists Carle Michel Boog, Charles Childs, Charles Rosen, David Stirling, Louis Bosa, Louis Icart, Otto Kirchner, and S.B. Shiley. Featured works includes: lot 244, a pastel of a floral still-life by Charles Rosen, estimated at $300-500; lot 319, an oil on canvas board 19th century landscape painting, estimated at $100-200; and lot 322, an oil on canvas by Frank Knox Morton Rehn, 1911, estimated at $400-600. Decorative Accessories: Glass, pottery and Asian items. Notable glass pieces include: lot 166, a Lalique "Pan" perfume bottle, ca. 1920, estimated at $400-600; and lot 168, a Tiffany gold Favrile glass low bowl, estimated at $300-500. There is pottery by makers such as Roycroft, Rookwood, Fulper, Grueby, Weller, Majolica, Moorcroft, North Dakota School of Mines, Roseville, Saturday Evening Girls, Teco, Van Briggle, Wedgwood, WMF, and Zanesville. Featured pottery includes: lot 51, a Fred Rothenbush for Rookwood vellum vase with painted flowers, 1912, $800-1,000; lot 218, a Jacques Sicard for Weller footed bowl, estimated at $500-700; lot 15, a Van Briggle “Lady of the Lily” vase in Persian Rose, estimated at $800-1,200. Asian decorative pieces include: lot 340, a Chinese blue and white porcelain jar, decorated with a dragon chasing a phoenix from the late 19th century, estimated at $400-600; and lot 359, a Japanese terra-cotta umbrella stand with two inter-woven dragons in relief and polychrome decoration from the 19th century, estimated at $400-600. Other notable lots include: lot 550, a Paul Manship terra-cotta plaque of Sir Douglas Alexander, estimated at $600-800; and lot 133, a WMF pair of German