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.
The vast selection of contemporary fine art in the sale includes famous post-war/contemporary art by Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Miro, Gene Davis, Andy Warhol, Anni Albers, Robert Motherwell, Jonmarc Edwards, Chuck Close, Neil Loeb, John Wesley, Keith Haring, James Rosenquist, Lowell Blair Nesbitt, Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons, Romeo Britto Kent Floeter, Robert Kushner, Kenneth Price and Philip Pearlstein. Sculptures include the work of Isamu Noguchi, Silas Seandel, James Bearden, C. Jere, Donald Deskey, Raymond Granville Barger, Franz Hagenauer and Feliciano Bejar’s “Magiscope” sculptures. There is lighting by Oscar Bach, Lightolier, Max Bill (Attr.) and Robert Sonneman, Gae Aulenti/Martinelli Luce, Tom Greene and Harry Balmer for Laurel Lamp Co. and three adjustable table lamps in the style of Angelo Lelli. Contemporary art glass by Richard Ritter, Steve Tobin, Giles Bettison, David Hopper and Glen Lukens, Italian glass attributed to Anzolo Fuga, and two banded glass bottles with stoppers by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini. There are contemporary rugs by Edward Fields, Sigvard Bernadotte and Odegard; and Scandinavian rugs by Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom and Sigvard Bernadotte; studio ceramics by Glen Lukens, Laura Andreson, Toshiko Takaezu, Beatrice Wood and Edwin and Mary Scheier, Gio Ponti/Richard Ginori, Jean Cocteau for Rosenthal and an umbrella stand by Piero Fornasetti.
SUNDAY, APRIL 27 at 11 a.m.: Jewelry, silver, fashion, coins and objets de vertu
The sale starts on Sunday with the first of some 400 lots of jewelry, including antique and period gold, silver or platinum, numerous precious and semiprecious gemstones and diamonds, mid-century studio craft, notable costume pieces and timepieces, signed pieces by makers including Cartier, Chanel, David Yurman, Frank Rebaje, Georg Jensen, Iradj Moini, Philippe Charriol, Tiffany & Co., William Spratling and more. Rago will be selling some 100 lots of silver, including American and Continental sterling, holloware, coffee/tea services, tableware, wine goblets, hostess ware, candle stands, cigarette boxes, flatware services, Russian cloisonné, and modernist silver by makers such as Tiffany & Co., Buccellati, Christofle, Gorham, Durgin, Georg Jensen, Taxco, Reed & Barton, Wallace, Sheffield and more. Fashionistas will find thirty-five lots, including clothing by Chanel and Emilio Pucci; Hermes scarves; designer handbags by Fendi, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Judith Leiber and Christian Dior; Louis Vuitton luggage; vintage beaded handbags and fur coats. Twelve lots of U.S. and foreign coins and currency; several lots of fountain pens and mechanical pencils by Vacumatic, Parker, Waterman, Sheaffer's, Wahl, Eversharp, Skylines, etc.
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High-resolution images available.
Consignments are invited for the next Rago Unreserved Auction, to be held Sunday, September 14, 2014 and all of Rago’s fall auctions, including 20th C. Design, Fine Art, Silver and Jewelry.
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