Treasures by Tiffany and Lalique among Highlights of Rago's Estates and Jewelry Auctions, Dec. 5-6 Treasures by Tiffany and Lalique among Highlights of Rago's Great Estates, Fine Jewelry and Coins and Currency Auctions, December 5 and 6.
News-Antique.com - Nov 12,2015 - TREASURES BY TIFFANY AND LALIQUE AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF RAGO’S GREAT ESTATES, FINE JEWELRY AND COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTIONS, DECEMBER 5 AND 6.
Lambertville, NJ: Rago offers 1200 lots of Estates, Fine Jewelry, Coins and Currency and an online only auction of Fine Furs (bidsquare.com) to conclude 2015, December 5 and 6.
Great Estates: Saturday, December 5, 10 a.m. (Lots 1-609)
The sale begins with silver by Tiffany, Gorham, S. Kirk & Son, Wood and Hughes, Towle, Marcus & Co, Reed & Barton, Black Starr & Frost, R. Wallace & Sons, Whiting, Concord Silver Co., and Georg Jensen. Notable silver pieces include a Tiffany & Co. MacKay demitasse cup and saucer, and a pair of Moritz Elimeyer German silver candelabra. Fine Art includes portraits, landscapes and still-lifes, by artists such as Vittorio Guaccimanni, Johann Bernard Klombeck, Rembrandt Van Rijn, Edouard Jean Baptiste Detaille, Marc Chagall, Norman Rockwell (attr.), and Guy De Rougemont. Sculpture and bronzes, by Antoine-Louis Barye, Isidore Jules Bonheur, Henry Lechesne, Charles Paillet, Pierre-Jules Mene, Edouard Drouot, Auguste Moreau, Charles Raoul Verlet, Paul Philippe, Mathurin Moreau, Denys Puech, Lorenzo (Renzo) Colombo, Emmanuel Villanis, and Claudius Marioton. Americana includes duck decoys and quilts. Furnishing includes American and Continental period furnishings from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, featuring a Pair of Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted commodes, a Louis XVI style amaranth writing table, a George II mahogany harlequin table, several pieces of Chippendale, and several lots by Maitland Smith. Mantle clocks, banjo clocks, and grandfather clocks, featuring a figural mantle clock by Albert Carrier-Belleuse (French 1824-1884); and an Egyptian Revival onyx and marble garniture clock. Porcelain, includes vases, urns, figurines, Limoges plates, and a nice selection of KPM porcelain plaques. Glass by Steuben, Galle, and Daum. Asian furnishings and decorative arts includes several pieces of jade and jadeite, Buddhas, ginger jars, woodblock prints, silks, Japanese bronzes, Chinese ancestral portraits, a Chinese Hongmu painters table, a Chinese carved jadeite table screen, Chinese export porcelain garden seats, Tibetan bronze deity figures, a pair of Chinese doors, a Korean Koryo Celadon Kudika, and a portrait by Sanji Nohmi (Japanese, 1908-2000) of the Artist’s Mother. Lighting includes makers Duffner & Kimberly (Attr.), and Tiffany Studios. Native American and Western includes several lots of cowboy attire, including beaded Gauntlets, prison-made horsehair bridles, American leather jackets, cowboy hats, cowboy boots, and chaps. There are Native American photographs, spearheads, and Tompkins’ Real Wild West Posters. Twenty-seven lots are from a curated corporate textile collection, which encompasses examples from around the globe. Other items of note include books, weaponry, Egyptian artifacts, tea caddies, rugs and andirons.
Lot 1: Tiffany & Co. Mackay Demitasse Cup and Saucer, $3,000–5,000
Lot 57: Thomas Satter White Noble (American, 1835-1907) Cleaning Antiques, $4,000–6,000
Lot 115: Chippendale Walnut Secretary Bookcase, $2,000–4,000
Lot 142: Painted Automobilia Tin Sign, $5,000–7,000
Lot 157: Chinese Hongmu Painters Table, $800–1,200
Lot 162: Chinese Carved Jadeite Table Screen, $2,000–4,000
Lot 170: Pair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Garden Seats, $2,000–3,000
Lot 181: Pair of Moritz Elimeyer German Silver Candelabra,