Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s June Jewelry and Remix Auctions brought $1,874,413 in sales over the weekend of June 9-11, 2017. The David Taylor Collection of Georg Jensen Jewelry – a masterfully curated collection of rare and early examples of Georg Jensen jewelry, including exceptionally rare works in gold, amassed by the world’s preeminent Jensen scholar – hammered in at 7% above the high estimate with… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s May Design Auctions brought $4,000,188 in sales over the weekend of May 20-21, 2017. The Solana Collection of Lalique Glass enjoyed strong sale prices through-out, earning a sell through rate of 97% and hammering at 16% above high estimate. Works of Mid-Century and Modern Design, including designs by Wendell Castle, Gio Ponti and Vladimir Kagan, exceeded expectations with several lots… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ – On June 9-11, 2017, Rago hosts auctions of fine jewelry and design from the early 19th century through today, including a fine selection of reserved and unreserved jewelry, a rare collection of Georg Jensen jewelry from author Dr. David Taylor and a perfectly blended Remix auction melding timeless classics with today’s favorite designs.
David Taylor Collection of Georg Jensen Jewelry: Friday, June 9… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s May Fine Art Auctions brought in $2,887,000 in sales on Saturday, May 6. The highest price achieved by a single lot went to Lot 223, Yves Klein’s Venus Bleue which sold for $137,500 against an estimate of $60,000-90,000. Several other fine works defied expectations and shattered estimates, including Lot 513, an untitled work by Serge Poliakoff which sold for $81,250 against… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 the Rago Arts and Auction Center holds auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design.
The Solana Collection of Lalique Glass: Saturday, May 20 at 10:00 AM EST, 115 lots
Rago’s is honored to present this single-owner collection which features many rare pieces in a rainbow of colors, including an amber “Tortues” vase, a “Deux… Continue reading
Princeton, NJ: On Thursday, May 11, Rago’s Katherine Van Dell and Jennifer Pitman host an author talk and book signing with Elizabeth Hamilton, co-author of “Oscar Heyman: The Jewelers’ Jeweler” and Tom Heyman, third generation owner of the Oscar Heyman, Inc. Held at Princeton’s Present Day Club, admission is free by reservation, on a first-come, first-served basis.
MAKING MONEY FOR SELLERS OF COINS AND CURRENCY IN RAGO’S FEBRUARY AUCTION
Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Coins and Currency Auction on February 24 brought $360,042 in sales, 10% above the high estimate. Of the 358 lots of rare and ancient coins and currency, gold and silver coins, primarily those of U.S. origin, sold strongest. Rare and ancient coins had spottier sales, but the market for… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ – Art and artifacts spanning centuries and continents will be on offer in Rago’s March Great Estates Auctions, with a stand-alone segment for Asian Fine and Decorative Arts on Friday, March 17 followed by American and European Fine and Decorative Arts on Saturday, March 18.
“In addition to fine antiques and art, our March Auction will see the sale of several exceptional pieces… Continue reading
Palm Beach, FL: Sebastian Clarke, Specialist in Furniture and Decorative Arts, and Katherine Van Dell, Director of the Jewelry Department at Rago Auctions will be in the Palm Beach area from February 14-17 to meet with clients and prospective consignors.
Rago, one of the leading auction houses in the U.S., has an… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ: An unenhanced Colombian emerald weighing some 29 carats brought $1,030,000 in Rago’s $4.25 million dollar jewelry auction on December 4, 2016. A pear-shaped diamond of approximately equal size, suspended as a pendant, followed closely at a sale price of $850,000. In all, it was an auction in which the flashiest prices were achieved by serious gemstones and pieces by renowned makers like Cartier and David Webb.
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