Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneSat, Jan 24, 2009 2:00 PM GMT
RAGO's DISCOVERY AUCTION a 1000 lot treasure hunt, each lot selling to the highest bidder without reserve. This absolute auction begins at 10am EST on SATURDAY, JANUARY 24. Featuring: 20TH C. MODERN: furniture by Eames, Evans, Corbusier, Saarinen, Robsjohn-Gibbings, Nelson, Kagan, Mont, McCobb, Widdicomb, Wormley, Bertoia, Schultz, Rohde, Achille Castiglioni, Noguchi, Wegner & Yngve Ekstrom; pottery & smalls by Pillin, Heino, Catteau for Boch Freres, WPA pieces, Royal Copenhagen, Clarice Cliff; glass by Seguso, Salviati, Cenedese, Tapio Wirkkala, Leerdam and pieces from American and European studios. FINE ART features traditional and contemporary work in many media by Kuhnle, Belik, Della-Volpe, Benton, Oldenburg, Kiki Smith, Fischl, Ellsworth Kelly, Gross, Ansel Adams, Soyer, Loughlin, Baskin, Audubon, Martino, Weber, Ponstingl, Ney. Among the JEWELRY is work by Haskell, Taxco, Canavati Brothers, Gunnar Malmberg and Tiffany & Co., including Victorian to contemporary, in gold and silver, pearls, also gemstone collections, perfume bottles & pocketwatches. Look for SILVER by Gorham, Tiffany, Poole and Cartier. ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT lots include Gustav Stickley, L&JG Stickley, Stickley Bros., Roycroft, Limbert and Harden and a handsome collection of Stickley-style furniture by E. J. Audi; smalls & lighting by Rookwood, Fulper, Ohr, Teco, Roycroft, Bradley & Hubbard, Handel. ART GLASS & ART POTTERY by Moorcroft, Amphora, Lalique, Daum, Durand, Steuben, Moravian Tile Works, Dedham, Van Briggle, Hampshire and Ohio pottery, including Roseville & Weller. Also: Persian RUGS; ASIAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC includes Grace Chino and Inuit prints; AMERICANA: folk art, quilts, redware & weathervanes; English bracket CLOCK; CONTINENTAL & ENGLISH CERAMICS: Parianware, Royal Worcester, Lenox, Royal Doulton, Dresden, Nippon porcelain; PAPERWEIGHTS; 19th/20th C. FORMAL & COUNTRY FURNITURE: a Terra Lux globe, Victorian & Georgian pieces; TOYS; EPHEMERA; 1994 JAGUAR CONVERTIBLE.