Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels Spring Sale is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in which 268 lots of exceptional jewels will be featured that include a thematic section dedicated to the Dolce Vita era along with pieces formerly owned by Doris Duke and Elizabeth Taylor, which demonstrates that jewels with distinguished provenance and a storied past will play… 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
Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Spring Sale 2017, will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Geneva, on May 16, 2017, with the much-awaited auction being held in two segments, Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 of the auction offering a total of 307 lots will be held in two sessions, Session 1 starting at 10.30 AM offering Lots 1 to 150 and Session 2… 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
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.
Sotheby’s New York, April 25, 2017 Magnificent Jewels Spring Sale, is significantly titled “Magnificent Jewels, Including the Legendary Stotesbury Emerald,” highlighting jewelry collections of distinguished provenance that will be on offer at these auctions. Some of the iconic jewels of distinguished provenance that will feature at the auctions include the 34-carat Magnificent and Legendary Stotesbury Emerald, the hexagon-shaped Classic Colombian emerald, presently mounted on a ring by Harry… Continue reading
Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale held on April 4, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, registered a total sale of HKD 908,081,250 (USD 116.9 million), setting three significant world records, viz. the record for any diamond or jewel sold at an auction or for that matter any lot sold by Sotheby’s in Asia; the record for any fancy vivid pink diamond sold at an… Continue reading