Work by Noguchi, Evans, Powell, Castle and Bertoia among Highlights of Rago's October 26/27 Auctions WORK BY ISAMU NOGUCHI, PAUL EVANS, PHIL POWELL, WENDELL CASTLE, HARRY BERTOIA AND JOSEF HOFFMANN AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF RAGO’S OCTOBER 26TH – 27TH AUCTIONS
Other top lots by Martin Brothers, Gio Pon
News-Antique.com - Oct 09,2013 - WORK BY ISAMU NOGUCHI, PAUL EVANS, PHIL POWELL, WENDELL CASTLE, HARRY BERTOIA AND JOSEF HOFFMANN AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF RAGO’S OCTOBER 26TH – 27TH AUCTIONS
Other top lots by Martin Brothers, Gio Ponti, Adelaide Robineau, Felix Agostini, George Ohr, George and Mira Nakashima, Dale Chihuly, Ed Moulthrop, Otto and Gertrud Natzler and Lino Tagliapietra.
Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century Decorative Arts and Modern Design.
Early 20th C. Decorative Arts: Saturday, October 26th, 11 am
Art pottery, furniture, art glass, metalwork, and prints in 399 lots: Ceramics by Van Briggle, Fulper, Teco, Tiffany, and Rookwood, plus a selection of grotesque tobacco jars by the Martin Brothers, and work by the Mad Potter of Biloxi, George Ohr. Exceptional examples by Saturday Evening Girls, Adelaide Robineau, Marblehead, Grueby and Newcomb College. Furniture by Gustav Stickley, L. & J.G. Stickley, Stickley Brothers, Roycroft, Limbert, Brooks, and Robert “Mouseman” Thompson, including a rare and early Bow Arm Morris chair and fine hexagonal library table by the firm of Gustav Stickley. Art glass by Tiffany Studios, Lalique, Muller Freres, Thomas Webb & Sons, Galle and Decorchemont among others. Hammered copper by Roycroft and Gustav Stickley, silver by Liberty & Co. and Gorham. Color woodblock prints by Gustave Baumann and William Rice.
Studio Ceramics, Glass, and Jewelry: Saturday, October 26th, immediately following Early 20th C.
311 lots: From the collection of Burt Cureton and Cheryl Traiger comes a special group of Scheier pottery, encaustic paintings, sculptures and ephemera. Also featured are ceramics by Michael Lucero, Peter Voulkos, Hans Coper, Rose and Erni Cabat, Robert Turner, Don Reitz, Rudy Autio and Toshiko Takaezu; stunning works of glass by Lino Tagliapietra, Dale Chihuly, Bertil Vallien, Richard Marquis, Michael Glancy, Harvey Littleton and Paolo Venini; and jewelry by Margaret de Patta, Antonio Pineda, Art Smith, Elsa Freund and Sam Kramer.
Modern Design: Sunday, October 27th, 11 am
Furniture, ceramics, glass, and metalwork from the 20th and 21st C., 697 lots: Fine furniture by George and Mira Nakashima, Tommi Parzinger, Paul Evans, Vladimir Kagan, Gio Ponti, Pedro Friedeberg, Wendell Castle and Silas Kopf; special tables by Phil Powell, Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, Arman, Wharton Esherick and Jacques Duval-Brasseur. Important sculptures by Isamu Noguchi and Harry Bertoia. Scandinavian wares designed by Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, Poul Kjaerholm, Greta Grossman, Alvar Aalto, Borge Mogensen and Bruno Mathsson. Ceramics by Pablo Picasso at Madoura, Jean Mayodon, Georges Jouve, Gio Ponti, Guido Gambone and Salvatore Meli. Lamps by Jacques Adnet, Arredoluce, Agostini, Royere, Lacroix, Newson and Brandt. Silver by Josef Hoffmann, Georg Jensen, Gio Ponti, Raymond Loewy and Jens Quistgaard.
• Saturday, October 19th through Friday, October 25th, 2013, 12–5 pm and by appointment. Friday, October 25th, 12-7 pm. Doors open at 9 am on sale days.
• Open House/Lecture, Andrew Raimist, “Isamu Noguchi and ‘My Arizona’”, Thursday, October 24. Reception at 5 p.m., lecture at 6 p.m. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-397-9374 ext.