Category Archives: Art Auctions

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 […]

PAFA CURATOR KELLI MORGAN SPEAKS ABOUT BLACK WOMEN’S FIGURATIVE ART AT RAGO ON MAY 3

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 […]

PRIZED WORKS BY 20th C. MASTERS BECKON IN RAGO’S MAY FINE ART AUCTIONS

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. […]

OUTSTANDING RESULTS FOR MINTONS, TIFFANY AND SILVER IN RAGO’S MARCH 2017 GREAT ESTATES AUCTION

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 […]

FINE ART, MODERN DESIGN AND SCANDINAVIAN FURNITURE SIT CENTER STAGE IN RAGO’S APRIL 7-8 UNRESERVED AUCTIONS

Lambertville, NJ – Friday, April 7 through Saturday, April 8, Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold unreserved auctions of Early 20th C. Art and Design, Modern Art and Design and Scandinavian Furniture. “Our upcoming Unreserved Auction promises to be a large and varied sale packed with interesting and unique treasures,” says Michael Inghman, Director […]

OPEN HOUSE AT RAGO ON MARCH 14 FEATURES SPECIALISTS’ PRESENTATION “THE STORIES THINGS CARRY”

Lambertville, NJ: Nearly every item that crosses the Rago auction block carries with it a unique and compelling narrative all its own. Our upcoming open house seeks to explore these narratives, as told by Rago specialists. On Tuesday, March 14, Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house titled, “The Stories Things Carry”. This […]

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, […]

Saffronart to Auction One of India’s Most Eminent Collections of Classical Indian Art

Auction includes important works from the collection of connoisseur Motichand Khajanchi, and exquisite Pahari miniatures. Superbly carved Mahishasuramardini and majestic Vishnu lead sale of sculptures. Total of 81 lots go under the hammer on 9 March 2017. Mumbai, 27 February 2017: Saffronart’s upcoming auction of Classical Indian Art offers paintings from the collection of Motichand […]

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 […]

Tyeb Mehta’s Falling Figure leads Saffronart’s Evening Sale at INR 6 crores

· Falling Figure sells at INR 6 crores (USD 909,091) · Gaitonde’s painting of Oscar Winner Bhanu Athaiya sells at INR 3 crores (USD 454,545) · Two paintings set record prices · 86% sell-through rate · Auction reached a total of INR 33.6 crores (USD 5.1 million) Mumbai, 17 February 2017: Tyeb Mehta’s Falling Figure, […]