Category Archives: Accessory/Antique

DIAMONDS, ART AND ANTIQUITIES DRIVE RAGO’S JEWELRY AND REMIX AUCTIONS, JUNE 9-11

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 […]

RENE LALIQUE, MID-CENTURY DESIGN AND AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS STEAL THE SHOW IN RAGO’S $4M MAY DESIGN AUCTIONS

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 […]

JEWELRY AND INTERIOR DESIGN, BOTH SINGULAR AND TIMELESS, AUCTION AT RAGO ON JUNE 9-11

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 […]

RECORD SETTING PRICES AND ONE-OF-A-KIND COLLECTIONS IN RAGO’S $2.8M MAY FINE ART AUCTION

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 […]

PAUL EVANS, GEORGE NAKASHIMA, HANS WEGNER, CARLO BUGATTI, FULVIO BIANCONI, CARLO SCARPA, YOICHI OHIRA, DALE CHIHULY, LINO TAGLIAPIETRA, LALIQUE, ERNEST BATCHELDER, AND ADELAIDE ROBINEAU AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF RAGO’S MAY 20-21 AUCTIONS

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 […]

AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING AT PRINCETON’S PRESENT DAY CLUB ON MAY 11

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, […]

ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD (AND SILVER) IN RAGO’S FEBRUARY COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION

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, […]

ENGLISH PORCELAIN, ASIAN ART, AMERICAN SILVER, EUROPEAN STEINS AND TRIBAL ARTS IN RAGO’S MARCH 17-18 GREAT ESTATES AUCTIONS

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 […]

NATIONALLY KNOWN, EXPERT APPRAISERS IN PALM BEACH AREA FROM FEB 14-17

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 established track record […]

$1 MILLION EMERALD SPARKS GREEN FIRE IN RAGO’S DECEMBER JEWELRY AUCTION

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 […]