Rago Announces Fall 2010 Auction Schedule

Saturday, October 2, Early 20th C. Design
Online September 13
Previews start September 25

Featuring to date:
• A collection of Roycroft furniture and lamps, purchased directly from the Roycroft Inn in the 1960’s including a Dard Hunter/Roycroft, leaded glass, oak and copper table lamp estimated at $15,000-25,000.
• A Dard Hunter/Roycroft exceptional hammered copper and silver candelabrum, 1906-08, estimated at $25,000-50,000
• A Karl Kipp/Roycroft extremely rare hammered copper jewel casket, estimate at $2,000-3,000
• A Charles Rohlfs rare pair of carved oak and hard leather chairs, 1901, estimated at $15,000-25,000
• A Shop of the Crafters rare and exceptional inlaid cabinet, estimated at $6,000-9,000
• A Gustav Sitckley vintage 1902-04 double-door bookcase with miter mullions, estimated at $7,000-9,000.
• An Elizabeth & Hannah Overbeck tall urn incised and glazed with quatrefoils, estimated at $20,000-30,000
• A Robert W. Martin for Martin Brothers glazed stoneware bird tobacco jar, 1890, estimated at $12,500-17,500
• An Anna Marie Valentien for Rookwood rare modeled yellow mat vase with two nudes, estimate at $2,000-3,000.

Sunday, October 3, Modern Design
Online September 13
Previews start September 25

Featuring to date:

• A Steve Tobin Manhattan series large etched glass bowl, c. 1984, estimated at $4,500-6,500
• An Ursula Morley Price bisque fired porcelain bowl, estimated at $1,500-2,000
• A Wendell Castle massive wenge console table with polychrome stalagmite supports, estimated at $10,000-15,000
• A Don Harvey sculpted fiberglass and wood room divider, 1960’s, estimated at $2,500-3,500
• A Hans Wegner/Johannes Hansen fine teak, oak and brass valet, 1953, estimated at $6,000-8,000
• A Mary Ann “Toots” Zynsky fine fused glass bowl in polychrome, estimated at $4,000-6,000
• A Pedro Friedeberg carved Mexican mahogany Silla Mariposa chair with polychrome and gilt finish, 1983, estimated at $6,000-8,000
• A large Poul Henningsen/Louis Poulsen copper artichoke hanging fixture, c. 1965, estimated at $3,500-4,500
• A Hans Wegner/A.P. Stolen teak Papa bear chair and ottoman, estimated at $4,000-6,000
• A Conover tall and unusual two-tone vessel, “Baat”, estimated at $8,500-12,500
• A Viktor Schreckengost/Cowan massive glazed ceramic coupe, “Danse Moderne”, estimated at $20,000-30,000.

Saturday, November 13, 19/20th C. American/European Art
Online October 25
Previews start November 6

Featuring to date:

• Henry Martin Gasser, “Lanesville Cove”, estimated at $5,000-7,000
• John Fulton Folinsbee, “Friendship Harbor”, estimated at $5,000-7,000
• Harry Leith-Ross, “Gray Day in the Harbor” estimated at $10,000-15,000
• Alfred R. Nunamaker, “Afternoon Grazing”, estimated at $6,000-8,000
• An untitled William Aiken Walker, Estimated at $7,000-5,000.

Saturday, November 13, Post-War and Contemporary Art
Online October 25
Previews start November 6

Featuring to date:

• George Rickey, Untitled, 1981, sculpture, estimated at $12,000-18,000
• Alice Neel, Untitled (Young Girl Sitting at a Table), black ink and gouache on paper, estimated at $4,000-6,000
• David Hockney, “Family Outing” Ink on paper, estimated at $3,000-5,000
• Norman Bluhm, Untitled, watercolor on paper, 1957, estimated at $7,000-9,000.

Saturday, December 4, Great Estates
Online November 15
Previews start November 27

Featuring to date:

• Asian property including Ming and Qing dynasty jade and porcelains, scholar’s objects, as well as a Chinese export from Princeton, New Jersey.
• An oil on canvas of a village scene by 19th-20th C. Danish artist Willer Jorgensen, estimated at $800-1,200
• A Steinway grand piano, estimated at $10,000-15,000
• An early 20th C. silver overlay pitcher with cranberry glass and fluted rim from the Alvin Silver Co., estimated at $600-800
• Flora Danica, eight 20th C. reticulated dinner plates by Royal Copenhagen, estimated at $4,000-6,000
• Flora Danica, ten small 20th C. soup bowls by Royal Copenhagen, estimated at $4,000-6,000.

Sunday, December 5, Coins, Jewelry and Silver
Online November 15
Previews start November 27

Featuring to date:

• Sapphire and emerald demi parure with diamonds by Buccellati, Italy, 18k yg with wg accents. Seven oval faceted blue sapphires in diamond florettes on links set with bright round faceted emeralds, diamond links; A pair of oval ear clips en suite. 107.7 gs. Necklace #24185, with French import marks. All marked Gianmaria Buccellati. In grey suede case, Estimate: $35,000-45,000
• Sterling silver water pitcher designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Tiffany and Co.
• A diamond and 150 ct pink tourmaline necklace by Nadja Buckley, New York.
• A demantoid and garnet peacock feather
• A single owner collection of American Art Nouveau enameled gold flower brooches
• A Victorian micro mosaic swan and marsh pendant
• Diamond jewelry and fine old gemstone jewelry
• Studio gold and silversmiths, including Georg Jensen
• Hollowware by Tiffany & Co., Unger Brother, Russian Masters, English, etc.
• Coins and currency.

About Rago Arts and Auction Center
Since 1994, Rago’s has served thousands of sellers and buyers with a singular blend of global reach and personal service. First specializing in 20th century design, Rago’s expertise now covers centuries of fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry and ethnographic artifacts. It is a world-class venue through which to buy and sell. It is also a destination for those who seek to learn and share knowledge about art, antiques and collecting, with free valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates) and auction exhibitions in house and online.

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