Everyone’s Welcome and Everything Goes at Rago’s Unreserved Auction, January 18 and 19 Everyone’s Welcome and Everything Goes at Rago’s Unreserved Auction, January 18 and 19 – Two Days of Modern and Early 20th C. Furnishings, Art and Collectibles with No Reserves.
Stickley, a trestle library table, estimated at, $1,200-1,800. Also featured is a run of Roseville, including Futura and Sunflower, and many wall pockets. An example is lot 175, Roseville, Futura urn, estimated at $500-700. There is also much Weller in the sale from the Hudson and Sicard lines. Featured is lot 320, a LaSa Weller tall vase with landscape, estimated at $600-800. There are also bird figurines by Weller. Arts and Crafts metalware includes candlestands, a centerbowl, and desk sets by Roycroft, Stickley Brothers, Bradley & Hubbard and Tiffany Studios. Featured is lot 339, an assembled Tiffany Studios eight piece desk set in Zodiac pattern, New York, 1920s, estimated at $800-1,000; and lot 343, a Bradley and Hubbard cast bronze and slag glass chandelier decorated with grapes and vines on arbor, estimated at $1,000-1,500. Amphora in the sale includes Eduard Stellmacher, Imperial, Max Leverrier, Baron Barnstaple, Riessner & Kessel, Stellmacher Co. and Paul Dachsel. Featured is lot 31, a pair of Imperial/Amphora porcelain vases decorated with gilded pheasants, estimated at $600-800. There is European pottery by Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, and Minton, featuring lot 221, a Martin Brothers glazed stoneware cabinet vase with leaf and floral decoration, England, 1879, estimated at $400-600. There is glass by Galle, Legras, Daum, Lalique, Tiffany, Quezal, Loetz, Durand, featuring lot 344, a Tiffany Studios Favrile glass coupe, estimated at $600-800. Fine Art includes works by famous artists such as Bernard Buffet, Joseph Meirmams, Marc Chagall, Savatore Dali, Raphael Soyer, Faye Swengel Badura and many more. There are prints by Edward S. Curtis, lot 160, two photogravures: "Honovi - Walpi Snake Priest, with Totokya Day Painting," 1921 and "Antelopes and Snakes at Oraibi," 1921, estimated at $400-600. There is a notable lot of two paintings by Sondra Lipton, lot 326, "Pink Primroses" and "Lily of Valley", estimated at $1,000-1,500. The sale wraps up with over 100 lots of Scandinavian furnishings and fittings. Famous makers include Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, Jens Risom, Arne Vodder, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Bruno Mathsson, Kai Kristainsen and more. Featured Scandinavian pieces include: lot 418, a set of four Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner/Carl Hansen, estimated at $1,000-1,500; lot 429, an armchair by Finn Juhl for Baker, estimated at $800-1,000; lot 531, a lounge and ottoman by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Asko, estimated at $1,200-1,800. There is also a stunning selection of smalls, such as lot 465, a thirty piece set of flatware in Fjord pattern by Jens Quistgaard for Dansk, in stainless steel and teak, estimated at $250-350.
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 10 a.m.
Sunday’s auction offers Modern Furnishings by famous makers Isamu Noguchi, George Nelson, Marcel Breuer, Eero Saarinen; Florence Knoll, Kipp Stewart for Drexel, Pierre Paulin, Vladimir Kagan, Donghia, and several pieces of Baker furniture. Featured pieces include: lot 600, a Charles and Ray Eames for Modernica ESU cabinet, estimated at $800-1,000; lot 647, a Harry Bertoia for Knoll pair of Bird chairs with ottomans, estimated at $1,800-2,400; lot 726, a pair of D lounge chairs by Paul Frankl, estimated at $1,200-1,500.