FU BAOSHI WORK ON PAPER SELLS FOR $156,250 IN RAGO’S $1.3 MILLION GREAT ESTATES AND STAMPS, COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTIONS, SEPTEMBER 10-11.
Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's Great Estates and Stamps, Coins and Currency Auctions, September 10 and 11 resulted in total sales of $1,316,399 for the auction house and its consignors.
GREAT ESTATES, STAMPS, COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION RESULTS
- Hammer: $1,060,410
- Hammer + BP: $1,316,399
- Number of Lots: 944
GREAT ESTATES AUCTION RESULTS
- Hammer: $857,885
- Hammer + BP: $1,072,356
- Low Estimate: $886,100
- High Estimate: $1,333,550
- Number of lots: 747
- Percent sold: 75%
- Bidders in house: 74
- Absentee bidders: 57
- Phone bidders: 126
- Registered online bidders (Bidsquare and LiveAuctioneers): From: U.S., Canada, U.K. Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Finland, Russia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Egypt, Israel, Venezuela, Ecuador, Iceland, Japan, Thailand, India, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and China.
TOP LOTS – GREAT ESTATES AUCTION
- 2359 Fu Baoshi, Untitled, Ink and color on paper $156,250
- 2685a Persian Manuscript Pages $32,500
- 2332 Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Side Tables $26,250
- 2200 Pottier and Stymus (Attr.) Victorian Bedroom Set $18,750
- 2715 Joseph Francis Kernan, Untitled; Oil on canvas $17,500
- 2333 Pair of Chinese Hardstone Table Screens $16,250
- 2249 Jean-Jacques Caffieri, Depicting a river god $15,000
- 2256 Tiffany & Co. Chrysanthemum Sterling $11,875
- 2380 Italian Ebonized Vitrine Cabinet $11,875
- 2134 William and Mary Walnut Tall Case Clock $10,000
STAMPS, COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION RESULTS
- Hammer: $202,525
- Hammer + BP: $244,043 (Stamps, Coins and Currency buyer’s premium: 20.5%)
- Low Estimate: $130,350
- High Estimate: $184,650
- Number of lots: 197
- Bidders in house: 22
- Absentee bidders: 9
- Phone bidders: 9
- Percent sold: 96%
- Registered online bidders (Bidsquare and LiveAuctioneers): From: U.S., Canada, U.K., Ecuador, Italy, France, Austria, Denmark, Greece, Germany, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, and China.
TOP LOTS – STAMPS, COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION
- 3056 Coins of China, Japan, Etc. $10,243
- 3064 Coins of Egypt $4,820
- 3185 U.S. Morgan Silver $1.00 Coins $3,916
- 3025 Stamps of Great Britain Colonies and Protectorate $3,615
- 3066 Coins of Africa $3,615
- 3069 Coins of the Middle East $3,615
- 3120 World Coins $3,615
- 3167 U.S. Washington Silver 25C Coins $3,495
- 3019 Stamps of Falkland Islands $3,254
- 3023 Stamps of Sierra Leone $3,254
Rago Auctions will hold the next Great Estates Auction on December 5, 2015. Consignments are now being accepted for all auctions: 609.397.9374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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