Work by Nakashima, Evans, Powell, Voulkos and Chihuly among Highlights of Rago’s June 14-15 Auctions Work by George Nakashima, Paul Evans, Phil Powell, Josef Hoffmann, Karl Kipp, Peter Voulkos and Dale Chihuly among Highlights of Rago’s June 14-15 Auctions.
News-Antique.com - May 22,2014 - Work by George Nakashima, Paul Evans, Phil Powell, Josef Hoffmann, Karl Kipp, Peter Voulkos and Dale Chihuly among Highlights of Rago’s June 14-15 Auctions
Other top lots include the Martin Brothers, Donald Deskey, Gustave Baumann, Wharton Esherick, Adelaide Robineau, Teco, Otto and Gertrud Natzler, Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Wendell Castle, and Albert Paley.
Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday June 14 and Sunday June 15, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auction of Early 20th Century Decorative Arts and Modern Design.
Early 20th C. Decorative Arts: Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m.
Art Pottery, Furniture, Art Glass, Metalwork and prints, 306 lots:
Featuring ceramics by George Ohr, Van Briggle, Newcomb College, Moorcroft, and John Bennett, plus a rare San Jose Pottery tile-top table and superb enameled panel by Gaston Suisse. Exceptional examples by Martin Brothers, Marblehead, Grueby, Roseville, Rookwood and Teco. French ceramics by Taxile Doat, Theodore Deck, Emile Galle, Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Auguste Delaherche, Felix Optat Milet and Sčvres. Furniture by Gustav Stickley, L. & J.G. Stickley, Roycroft, Limbert and Peter Hansen. A large selection of lighting by Handel, Gustav Stickley, Roycroft and Tiffany Studios. Art glass by Lalique, Loetz, Quezal, Le Verre Francais and Tiffany Studios. Metalwork by Karl Kipp for Tookay Shop, Roycroft, Archibald Knox, Alfred Daguet, Samuel Yellin, Frans Gyllenberg and Marie Zimmerman. Artwork by Gustave Baumann, Louis C. Tiffany, William Rice, Alphonse Mucha and Sadie Irvine.
Modern Ceramics and Glass: Saturday, June 14, immediately following Early 20th C., 145 lots: Many remarkable works by Peter Voulkos, including a massive cast bronze Stack pot, ceramics, and works on paper. Outstanding ceramics by Otto and Gertrud Natzler. Works by Brother Thomas Bezanson, Claude Conover, Toshiko Takaezu, Beatrice Wood, Waylande Gregory, Viktor Schreckengost and an exceptional wood sculpture by Edwin Scheier. Studio pottery by Ken Ferguson, Colin Pearson, Bennett Bean, Philip Cornelius, Nancy Jurs and John and Mary Risley. Following ceramics is an excellent selection of glass, including Richard Marquis, Lino Tagliapietra, Michael Glancy, William Morris, Toots Zynsky, Tomas Hlavicka, and exceptional examples by John Lewis, Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Howard Ben Tré and Dale Chihuly.
“We are most excited about our contemporary glass selection in this sale, particularly because of the fine examples by Libensky/Brychtova and Howard Ben Tré, names which we have been courting for several years now,” says partner Suzanne Perrault. “This sale has come together nicely with a broad range of the best glass artists such as Richard Marquis, Dale Chihuly, Toots Zynsky and Michael Glancy.”
Modern Design: Sunday, June 15, 11 a.m.
Furniture, ceramics, sculpture, and metalwork from the 20th and 21st C., 513 lots: Fine furniture by George and Mira Nakashima, Paul Evans, Phil Powell, Wendell Castle, Paul Frankl, Jacques Adnet, Pierre Jeanneret, Vladimir Kagan, Oscar Bach, Piero Fornasetti, Paolo Buffa and Tom Dixon; special tables by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, Carlo Bugatti and Albert Paley; an exceptional and rare sculpture by Paul Evans. Scandinavian wares designed by Hans Wegner, Nanna and Jorgen Ditzel, Josef Frank, Arne Jacobsen and Arne Vodder.