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 Thursday, May 17, Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house with Mark Sfirri speaking on “The Development of the American Studio Furniture Movement in the 20th Century.” Sfirri will trace the historical roots and evolution of the American Studio Furniture Movement – from the early days of the Arts and Crafts movement, through the Mid-Century Studio Movement, to the introduction of new techniques… 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
Lambertville, NJ: On Wednesday, May 3, Rago Arts and Auction Center presents a talk by scholar and curator Kelli Morgan entitled, “In Similar Likeness: Black Women’s Figurative Art.” Morgan will discuss the works of African American artists, such as Edmonia Lewis, Elizabeth Catlett, Meta Warrick Fuller, and Laura Wheeler Waring who, despite living during an era that typically confined African American women to domestic work, still found the… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. This auction series will also include the sale of Property from an Important New York Collection which contains art, furniture, sculpture, and objets d’ vertu representing a life-time of considered and masterful collecting. The sales feature many works fresh to market after being held privatley for… Continue reading
Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Great Estates Auction on March 17-18 saw the sale of $960,838 in property. Property made by Mintons sold exceptionally well, including a run of five very fine pâte-sur-pâte plaques by Louis Solon, which sold for a total of $67,500 against a combined estimate of $15,000-25,000. Objects from Tiffany & Co. also performed admirably, with lot 1462, an 18K gold dresser set… Continue reading