An Exceptional Estates Auction at Rago on March 22 - Monumental Silver, Ancient Coins, Presidential AN EXCEPTIONAL ESTATES AUCTION AT RAGO ON MARCH 22 - MONUMENTAL SILVER, ANCIENT COINS, PRESIDENTIAL EPHEMERA, RUSSIAN IMPERIAL WARE AND CLASSIC FURNISHINGS AMONG THE 700+ OFFERINGS
News-Antique.com - Feb 28,2014 - AN EXCEPTIONAL ESTATES AUCTION AT RAGO ON MARCH 22 - MONUMENTAL SILVER, ANCIENT COINS, PRESIDENTIAL EPHEMERA, RUSSIAN IMPERIAL WARE AND CLASSIC FURNISHINGS AMONG THE 700+ OFFERINGS
Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold a Great Estates auction on Saturday, March 22, 2014, with 700 lots of 18th, 19th and early 20th c. furnishings, decorative and fine arts including bronzes, paintings, Asian art and antiques, ethnographic, Native American, glass and porcelain, autographs, books, coins including a collection of ancient coins, clocks, lighting, rugs, canes and silver.
“This is a classic estate auction – furnishings, rugs, silver, and art intermixed with beautiful, unexpected finds from homes and collections across the country,” says Miriam Tucker, partner at Rago. “There is a grand selection of fine art, period furnishings, Asian collectibles, autographed memorabilia, and extraordinary ancient coins dating as far back as 480 B.C.”
Rago’s Saturday, March 22, Great Estates auction consist of American period furniture from New York, Philadelphia, New England and Bucks county; Chippendale and Queen Anne furnishings; George III, Louis XVI and Edwardian furnishings; chandeliers and lighting; mantle, wall and grandfather clocks; fine art including landscapes, portraits, collectible posters, prints and lithographs; bronze sculptures; Asian decorative arts, ceramics and furnishings; Rugs and Tapestries; porcelain plaques and collectibles, including a Russian Imperial glass and plate, magnificent covered urns and Amphora vases; Native American woven baskets, pottery and turquoise and silver jewelry; ethnographic/tribal masks and carvings; unique carved and figural walking sticks; silver candelabras, tea services, flatware and napkin rings; glass by Thomas Webb, Lalique, Daum and Tiffany; memorabilia signed by John Lennon and John F. Kennedy, a presidential autograph album, signed first editions and autographed sports memorabilia; ancient coins, ranging from 480 B.C. to ca. A.D. 249-251; Collectible coins including Buffalo Nickels, U.S. Proof or Mint sets, silver dollars, U.S. gold coins, and Walking Liberty coins; miscellaneous unique items including a Victorian game wheel, telescope, field surgeon’s kit, a ship’s wheel, weathervane, floor scale, a French birdcage, steamer trunk and desk accessories; phonographs; music boxes, pianos and a harp.
• Estate Auction: Saturday, March 22 at 10 a.m.
• Telephone, absentee, online bidding available for those unable to attend.
• Saturday, March 15 – Thursday, March 20, 12-5 p.m., Friday, March 21, 12-7 p.m., and by appointment. Doors open on March 22 at 9 a.m.
• Open House with presentation by Dr. Roberta A. Mayer, Professor of Art History, Bucks County Community College on Louis Comfort Tiffany, Wednesday, March 19. 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. 119.
• Rago is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia. Directions online at ragoarts.com.
• View complete catalogue with color images online at ragoarts.com as of March 3.
• Estates Auction catalogues are available for $20 by calling 609.397.9374 or emailing a request to email@example.com.
Auction Contact Information
• 609-397-9374 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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