WORK BY GEORGE NAKASHIMA, PAUL EVANS, PHIL POWELL, DALE CHIHULY, YOICHI OHIRA, GALLE, LOETZ, AGATHON Lambertville, NJ: On Friday October 14th, Saturday October 15th, and Sunday October 16th, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design.
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WORK BY GEORGE NAKASHIMA, PAUL EVANS, PHIL POWELL, DALE CHIHULY, YOICHI OHIRA, GALLE, LOETZ, AGATHON LEONARD AND TIFFANY STUDIOS AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF RAGO’S OCTOBER 14TH-16TH AUCTIONS
Lambertville, NJ On Friday October 14th, Saturday October 15th, and Sunday October 16th, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design.
The Jerome Shaw Collection: Friday, October 14th at 6PM, 151 lots
An eclectic collection of 20th century decorative arts, featuring sculpture, pottery, glass, and furniture by François-Rupert Carabin, Eugene Feuillatre, Loetz, Gallé, Gilbert Poillerat and Jean Mayodon, Camille Fauré, Albert Poels, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy, Zsolnay, Albert Paley, Betty Ford, George Gebelein, and University City; an exceedingly rare Tiffany Studios scarab humidor and revolving triple inkwell; and eleven works by Edward Farmer, including a rare desk lamp.
David Rago, Partner + Co-Director 20th-21st C. Design Dept: “This collection consists of exceptional American and European decorative arts, including lighting, glass, ceramics, and metal – many on the market for the first time in a generation.”
Italian Glass from a Miami Collector: Saturday, October 15th at 10AM, 117 lots
A single-owner collection of Italian glass encompassing the full breadth of Murano’s stylistic output in the 20th century, from early vessels by Zecchin-Martinuzzi and S.A.L.I.R., to spectacular vases by Yoichi Ohira. Highlights include rare works from the collection of Anna Venini, seven Pulcini by Alessandro Pianon, and many mid-century pieces by Fulvio Bianconi, Ercole Barovier, Carlo Scarpa, and more.
Suzanne Perrault, Partner + Co-Director 20th-21st C. Design Dept: “We are pleased to offer this encyclopedic collection spanning eight decades of glass made in Murano, from Napoleone Martinuzzi to Yoichi Ohira. Many different techniques and aesthetics are covered here, and it should provide something for everyone who enjoys Modern Italian glass.”
Early 20th C. Decorative Arts: Saturday, October 15th at 12PM, 253 lots
Featuring rare Art Nouveau works by Agathon Léonard, François-Raoul Larche, Julien Caussé, and Louis Chalon. Ceramics by George Ohr, Newcomb College, Rookwood, Teco, Marblehead, Charles Binns, Saturday Evening Girls, and Grueby. European pottery by Charles Korschann, Zsolnay, Moorcroft, Frederic Kiefer, and Clement Massier. Furniture by Charles Rohlfs, Gustav Stickley, Limbert, Roycroft, and L. & J.G. Stickley. Lighting by Tiffany Studios, Handel, Gustav Stickley, including two rare lamps by Gallé. Superb French glass by Gallé, Daum, Jean Luce, Gabriel Argy-Rousseau, Burgun Schverer, Eugene Leveille, and Alphonse Reyen.
David Rago: “Our usual stellar line-up of Arts & Crafts objects, lighting, and furniture is expanded to include some extraordinary French Art Nouveau pieces made concurrently with their American counterparts. Among the many highlights are a Gallé floor lamp, a Loïe Fuller lamp by François-Raoul Larche, and an exceedingly rare porcelain, bronze, and plique-à-jour vessel by Louis Chalon.”
Mid-Mod: Saturday, October 15th at 3:30PM, 276 lots
Mid-priced 20th C. furniture, lighting, and decorative objects: George Ohr, Newcomb College, L. & J.G. Stickley, J.M. Young, Gustav Stickley, Lalique, Tiffany Studios, Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Lloyd Wright,