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
pewter Jugendstil candlesticks, ca. 1900, estimated at $500-700. The sale also contains a collection of figures by Royal Doulton, and several leaded glass windows. Silver and Silver Plate: There are approximately 30 lots of silver and silver plate. Notable lots include: lot 612, a three-piece Gorham sterling after dinner coffee service, 1911, estimated at $500-600; lot 590, a collection of ornate Victorian silver plate, estimated at $600-900; and lot 591, a four-pieces Italian 800 silver coffee service, 1934-1944, estimated at $400-600. Coins and Currency: Friday’s sale contains approximately 20 lots of collectable coins and currency. Notable lots include: lot 624, approximately 75 pieces of U.S. coins and currency, including National note, "National Shoe and Leather Bank of the City of New York", F37 Star note, F38 note, $23.00 face value .900 silver, etc., estimated at $400-600; and lot 634, Society Of Medalists bronze medals, estimated at $400-600. Other: Other items in Friday’s sale includes: lot 573, a mink coat by G. Michael Hennery, NY, estimated at $300-400; lot 462, an official American league baseball autographed by Joe DiMaggio, estimated at $200-300; and lot 535, Shaker sewing accessories from the 19th/20th century, including a basket, yarn swift, embroidery hoop, sewing box, and two darning eggs, estimated at $300-500.
DISCOVERY AUCTION PROPERTY DETAILS: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Contemporary Fine Art: The sale contains an impressive collection of fine art, including a 26 lot collection being sold to benefit MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance). This nonprofit organization delivers delicious, nourishing meals and counsel to the critically ill. A notable MANNA lot is #977, which is five oil and collage on paper works by Joseph Stabilito, estimated at $700-900. Other Contemporary art in the sale includes works by: Andrew Guenther, Andrew Hudson, Andy Warhol, Anthony Palumbo, Bernard Buffet, Bernard Lignon, Beverly Pepper, Carmen Calvo, Chris Martin, Claire Pratt, Ellen Carey, Eric Hibit, Henri Matisse, Jean Lucebert, Jimmy C. Lueders, Johnny Friedlander, Marc Chagall, Martin Kainz, Pedro Friedeberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Shepard Fairey, Wolfgang Behl. There is a collection of woodblock prints by Wharton Esherick, and several wall sculptures by C. Jere. Other sculptors include: Claude De Muzac, David Hostetler, Harris Strong, James Prestini, Joseph Kiselewski, Nayland Blake, and several Magiscope sculptures by Mexican artist Feliciano Bejar. Featured pieces includes: lot 896, a holographic print by Israeli artist Agam, estimated at $300-500; lot 897, an untitled geometric gouache painting Rolph Scarlett, estimated at $500-700; lot 1222, three framed screenprints by Shepard Fairey, "Freedom to Lead", "Compassion" and an untitled, estimated at $600-800; lot 1200, a mixed media on paper by Sam Gilliam, "As Kids Do", estimated at $300-500; lot 1181, a Herman Miller Summer Picnic Poster, August 8, 1975, estimated at $300-500; lot 1211, a Robert Rauschenberg print of 1991 Overseas Culture Interchange Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. D.C., estimated at $200-300; lot 907, a lithograph after Salvador Dali, estimated at $500-700. Modern Furnishings: Scandinavian furnishings by makers Alvar Aalto for Artek, Edmund Spence, Folk Ohlson for Dux, H.P. Hansen, Hans Wegner, Niels