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
O. Moller, Ole Wanscher and Peter Hvidt. The sale begins with lot 700, a Hans Wegner /RY Mobler cabinet, estimated at $1,200-1,800. Also Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller, Christian Liaigre/ Holly Hunt, Directional, Edward Wormley for Dunbar, Eero Saarinen for Knoll International, Florence Knoll for Knoll Associates, Frank Lloyd Wright for Heritage Henredon, George Nelson for Herman Miller, Gilbert Rohde, Harold Schwartz, Harry Bertoia For Knoll, Harvey Probber, Ico Parisi, Jens Risom, John Behringer, John Widdicomb, Karl Springer, Laszlo & Nelson, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe For Knoll Associates, Marcel Breuer, Milo Baughman For Thayer Coggin, Mira Nakashima, Pace, Paul Evans, Paul Mccobb, Pierre Cardin, Ponti and Carli for Cassina, Richard Schultz, Silas Seandel, T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings, Tommi Parzinger, and Vladimir Kagan. Featured modern furnishings include: lot 761, a Bird chair and ottoman by Harry Bertoia for Knoll Studio, estimated at $500-700; lot 860, a desk by Robin Day, estimated at $300-500; lot 913, a set of four walnut Mira chairs by George Nakashima, estimated at $1,500-2,000; lot 915, a set of eight Conoid dining chairs in the style of George Nakashima, estimated at $1,500-2,000; lot 1124, a pair of leather club chairs by Chesterfield, estimated at $600-800; lot 1227, a club chair by Florence Knoll for Knoll Associates, estimated at $800-1000; lot 1260, two soft pad armchairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, estimated at $700-900; and lot 1265, a sofa in the style of Vladimir Kagan, estimated at $2,000-3,000. Modern Lighting: Italian modern lighting in Saturday’s sale include: lot 1070, a cased glass mushroom lamp by Venini, estimated at $300-500; lot 1071, a Murano art glass fish pendant lamp, estimated at $700-900; lot 971, a Nesso table lamp and Eclisse desk lamp by Giancarlo Mattioli / Vico Magistretti / Artemide, estimated at $400-600. A notable Danish table lamp, lot 728, by Poul Henningsen, is estimated at $400-600. Also Barovier, Gerald Thurston for Lightolier, Heifetz, Martinelli Luce, Max Bill, Mole-Richardson and Oscar Bach. Modern Decorative Accessories: Contemporary art pottery by Henry Takemoto, Richard Hirsch, Steven Montgomery and Toshiko Takaezu; and glass by Elio Raffaeli, John Lewis and Murano. Notable art pottery includes: lot 934, an earthenware vessel by Bennett Bean, estimated at $600-900; and lot 932, a glazed earthenware lidded pot by David Gilhooly “Warthog”, estimated at $800-1,200. Noteworthy glass vases include: lot 1289, a tall wheel-cut and engraved glass vase by Anu Penttinen, estimated at $800-1,200; and lot 1080, a glass vase after Ercole Barovier's "Saturnei" pattern by Elio Raffaeli, estimated at $700-900. There is a mixed metal Art Deco vase by Christofle (lot 820), ca. 1930, estimated at $700-900. Other decorative accessories include: lot 1107, a pair of brass candlesticks with hurricane shades by Tommi Parzinger for Dorlyn Silversmiths, estimated at $300-500; and lot 930, a pair of elliptical salt and pepper shakers by Paul Evans and Phillip Lloyd Powell, estimated at $500-700.
ESTATE AUCTION PROPERTY DETAILS: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Art glass, including a collection of over 30 lots of Charles Lotton Studio