1900 Lots to Love at Rago's Unreserved Auction Marathon, April 25-27 1900 LOTS TO LOVE AT RAGO’S UNRESERVED AUCTION MARATHON, APRIL 25-27.
Three days of modern design, fine art, jewelry, silver, furnishings and more.
Continental furniture such as William and Mary chairs, drop leaf tables, a pie safe, chests of drawers, a painted blanket chest, Windsor chairs, a Chippendale style lowboy, a George III style Carlton House desk, a pair of Queen Anne style wing chairs, a Waltham Empire grandfather clock, several lots of Edward Ferrell furnishings and a Louis XVI style dressing table. Victorian furnishings include a bookcase cabinet, a marble top center table, a marble top washstand, a boardwalk chair, a Victorian buffet and a brass crib. Metalwork by Joseph Heinrichs, Roycroft, Albin Muller and Persian Damascene. Glass by Galle, Schneider, Lalique, Fry and Orrefors. A nice run of Clocks includes a French figural mantel clock, a Waterbury shelf clock, and an Empire Portico clock. European Porcelain includes KPM porcelain plaques, Royal Worcester, Sevres, European Faience, English Majolica, Villeroy and Boch and Royal Doulton. Asian items include a four-panel screen, jade items, snuff bottles, ink sticks, an incense burner, Asian artworks on paper, Chinese and Japanese cloisonné, Japanese studio pottery, and a Thai cast iron Buddha head. Fine art includes portraits, landscapes and still lifes by Louis Icart, Erte, John R. Grabach, Henry Herman Cross, Ted (Theodor) Gillien, William Henry Irvine, Samuel Bough, William Staples Drown, Leopold Gould Seyffer, Sondra Lipton, Viggo Pedersen, Marjarie Arcuri, Luciano Guarnieri, Julius Viktor Carstens, Leonard Baskin, William James Glackens, Harry Walker, Marian Williams Steele, Charles Augustus Swanson, Andre Brasilier, Jean Daumier, C. Valois, Roscoe Clarence Magill, Frederick Rondel, Jr, Rudolph A. Voelcker, G. S. Vander Poel, and a bronze by Wilhelm Bormann. Among the Tribal items are African decorative items and carvings, Egyptian Ushabti, Indonesian armor, Native American baskets and blankets. Ephemera include a Lindbergh baby abduction reward poster, Chinese propaganda posters, and several books and leather bound volumes. Interesting, miscellaneous items such as an Amos and Andy tin toy car, a phonograph and several Oriental rugs.
SATURDAY, APRIL 26 at 10 a.m.: Modern and contemporary furnishings, art and design
The sale of Modern/contemporary furnishings kicks off with selection by Milo Baughman, notably a pair of Angle Bar lounge chairs for Thayer Coggin. Other famous furniture makers in the sale include Vladimir Kagan, Edward Wormley for Dunbar, T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings for Widdicomb, Andree Putnam for Ecart Paris, Pierre Paulin for Artifort, Florence Knoll, Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Donald Deskey, Gilbert Rohde, Warren MacArthur. Bidders can find an occasional table after Diego Giacometti/Ralph Pucci, a hand chair in the style of Pedro Friedeberg, Art Deco furnishings and several pieces in the style of Paul Frankl. Midcentury modern furnishings on the block include work by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, and Adrian Pearsall for Kraft Assoc. There’s studio furniture by George Nakashima, Mira Nakashima, Thomas Moser, Dana Robes and Raphael Teller and work in the style of Phil Powell. Italian furniture makers include Cassina, Dassi, Cesare Lacca, Pace, Castelli, Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia and Gio Ponti for Fontana Arte. Scandinavian furnishings for sale are by Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen and Selig.