Rago's Three Day Auction Has it All, from Modern and Traditional Design to Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver From Modern and Traditional Design to Fine Art, Jewelry, Fashion, Silver and Coins, Rago’s Three Day April Auction Has it All
• 1028 LOT RAGO UNRESERVED AUCTION ON FRIDAY, APRIL 19
• 547 LOT EST
for Dunbar, T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings, Tommi Parzinger, Milo Baughman and Pace. Contemporary design by Gaetano Pesce, John Quirk, Phillipe Starck, Ron Arad and Dan Johnson. Art Deco design, American and European, by Walter Dorwin Teague, Warren McArthur, Donald Deskey, Gilbert Rohde, Louis Rice, Josef Hoffmann, J.J. Kohn, Rene Herbst, Boch Freres, Weiner Werkstatte and Oscar Bach. Italian design by Gio Ponti, Timo Sarpaneva, Dino Martens, Carlo Moretti, Cesare Toso, Barovier, Raymor, Marcello Fantoni, Livio Seguso, Cenedese, Pierro Fornasetti and Afra Tobia Scarpa. French design by Maison Jansen, Rene Gabriel, Jacques Adnet, Odile Noll and Roger Capron. Scandinavian design by Tapio Wirkkala, Greta Jalk, Alvar Aalto, Bruno Mathsson, Kay Bojesen, Jens Quistgaard, Jens Risom and Arne Jacobsen. Studio furniture by George Nakashima, Phil Powell, Thomas Moser, Silas Seandel, Joe Pepe and Robert Whitley. Garden accessories by Brown Jordan, Russell Woodard and Salterini. Studio pottery by Scheier, Polia Pillin, Cliff Lee, William Wyman, Betty Woodman and Toshiko Takaezu. Early 20th century pottery, furnishings and decorative pieces by George Ohr, Jens Jensen/Rookwood, Roseville, Weller, Gustav Stickley, Limbert, L. & J. G. Stickley, Harden, Byrdcliffe, Heintz, Michael Adams/Aurora Studios, Tiffany Studios, Quezal, Durand and Loetz. Fine Art including mixed media, oils, watercolors, prints, photography, drawings, sculpture and works on paper by artists such as: Massimo Vignelli, LA II (Angel Ortiz), Jean-Michel Basquiat, Matthew Barney, Louise Bourgeois, Andy Warhol, Leonard Baskin, Wolfe Kahn, Bernard Buffet, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, Brad Edel, Feliciano Bejar, Joseph Meierhans, John Newton Howitt, Raoul Dufy, Julius T. Bloch and William Langson Lathrop. Also Windsor chairs, corner cupboards, traditional furnishings, suitcases by Louis Vuitton; and porcelain and glass decorative pieces by Boehm, Wedgwood, Blue Onion, Baccarat, Steuben, Orrefors and Val St. Lambert.
ESTATES: SATURDAY, APRIL 20, NOON
The Estates auction features 550 lots of traditional furnishings and collectibles. There are mantle and grandfather clocks and music boxes. Furnishings in the sale are American, French, English, Edwardian, Baroque, Georgian, Victorian, including items such as blanket chests, bedroom sets, dining tables and chairs, highboys, desks, dressers, hall trees, cupboards, drop-leaf tables and tilt-top tables. Notable furniture lots include: lot 1153, a 19th century French Aubusson Tapestry Sofa, estimated at $12,000-18,000; and lot 1083, an American corner cabinet, ca. 1800, estimated at $1,000-1,500, which comes to Rago’s from the Bucks County home of William Lathrop, Dean of the New Hope Arts Colony. There are several items of furniture and lighting from the Christopher Forbes collection, including lot 1076, a German early renaissance style carved chandelier with a woman in polychrome period dress, flanked by antlers with eight wrought iron candleholders, estimated at $2,500-3,000. The sale includes decorative glass vases by Baccarat, Daum, Galle, Lalique, Legras, Loetz and Steuben; and porcelain and pottery by Rosenthal, Royal Vienna, Spode, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Majolica, Dresden, including items such as shaving mugs, plates, porcelain figures, compotes, vases, and a collection of byzantine style mosaic panels. Other decorative items include jewelry caskets, desk accessories, candelabras, a weathervane and more. Noteworthy decorative items include: lot 1137, a micromosaic