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Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneSun, Jan 17, 2010 4:00 PM GMT

Mid 20th-21st C. / Modern Auction 1/17/10

Ragos' Modern Design sale on Sunday, January 17, 2010, features almost 500 lots in a broad array from Art Deco to classic mid-century to contemporary. The sale includes a selection of Tommi Parzinger, Karl Springer, Philip and Kelvin Laverne, Finn Juhl/Niels Vodder, Alvar Aalto, Eero Saarinen, Peter Hvidt, Orla Molgaard-Nelson, Arne Vodder, Edmund Spence and Lovig, Osvaldo Borsani, Paul Kiss, Le Corbusier, Pierre Paulin, René Gabriel, Paul Frankl, Garouste and Bonnetti, Ico and Louisa Parisi and Gae Aulenti. There is great variety in the Modern glass, over 30 lots of furniture and more of lighting, elegant furnishings, great studio furniture, lighting in the sale is notable, silver and metal works in the sale runs the gamut, Jewelry, textiles, tapestries and rugs; turned wood, fine art, including woodblock prints. Other notable designers include John Lewis, Clement Rousseau, Wharton Esherick, Paul Evans, Robert Arneson and W. Hunt Diederich. James Mont, Edward Wormley for Dunbar and T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb, George Nelson for Herman Miller, Warren McArthur, Charles and Ray Eames; Vladimir Kagan, Isamu Noguchi, Paul McCobb, Harvey Probber, Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, Phil Powell and George Nakashima. Other contemporary designers in the sale include Wendell Castle, Ron Arad, Marc Newsom, Roy McMakin, Philippe Starck, Marc Newson, Robert Giacommetti, George Kovacs, Vladimir Kagan. Claude Conover, Toshiko Takaezu, Scheier, Beatrice Wood, Peter Voulkos, Viola Frey, David Gilhooly, Ken Ferguson, Russel Wright, Otto Heino, Natzler, Jack Earl, Pillin and Rorstrand, Fratelli Toso Cattedrale, Dale Chihuly, Lino Tagliapietra, Albert Paley, Ettore Sottsass, and Franz Hagenauer, George Rickey, Claire Falkenstein, Calder, Claude Stahly, Mark and Melvin Lindquist, Aronel de Roy Gruber, Vasa, Jacques Adnet and Klaus Ihlenfeld.