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729: HARRY BERTOIA Bush sculpture
752: MARY ANN "TOOTS" ZYNSKY Large vessel500: PAUL EVANS Important copper sculpture
Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneJun 17, 2012 3:00 PM UTC

Mid 20th-21st C. / Modern Design

RAGO’s ANNOUNCES A 20th /21St Century design auction on JUNE 16-17. 1,100 lots of exceptional property, including pottery by Saturday Evening Girls; lighting by Tiffany; studio furniture by Nakashima; glass by Zynsky and Chihuly and much more. Previews begin June 9th. Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 11 a.m., the Rago Arts and Auction Center will auction an impressive collection of 20th century furnishings and decorative arts. Among the 1,100 lots are hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind pieces, many coming to us straight from the artists or craftsmen themselves. Day one of the sale consists of Arts & Crafts pottery and furnishings, early 20th century glass, metalwork and prints, concluding with 20th c. ceramics. Day two consists of mid-20th-21st c. modern furnishings, art glass, fine art (including impressive sculpture), lighting, jewelry, tapestries and much more, all by famous makers and designers. “Every sale finds its own personality,” says David Rago. “This one is particularly rich in glass, from early enameled Gallé to a large collection of Lalique vessels, statuettes, and perfume bottles and many fine examples by contemporary artists such as Toots Zynsky. The auction also includes several important Tiffany lamps, among the best we’ve ever offered, important studio furniture and art pottery.” Early 20th C. / Arts & Crafts (lots 1-383): Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m. 20th C. Ceramics (lots 400-477): Saturday, June 16 (following early 20th c.) Mid 20th-21st C. / Modern Design (lots 500-1,114): Sunday, June 17, 11 a.m. Telephone, absentee, online bidding available for those unable to attend Printed catalogs are available for $25 by calling 609.397.9374