Rago Holds a A $1.8 Million Auction, April 15-17, 2015

  • LAMBERTVILLE, New Jersey
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  • April 20, 2015

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Lot 1168, Japanese Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, sold for $118,750
Rago Arts and Auction Center

RAGO HOLDS A $1.8 MILLION AUCTION, APRIL 15-17, 2015.

 

Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction April 15, 16, and 17 resulted in total sales of $1,806,126 for the auction house and its consignors.

 

ESTATES, FINE JEWELRY, UNRESERVED JEWELRY, COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION RESULTS

 

  • Hammer: $1,449,030
  • Hammer + BP: $1,806,126
  • Number of Lots: 1507
  • Bidders in House: 130
  • Phone bidders: 171
  • Absentee bidders: 92

 

FINE JEWELRY AUCTION RESULTS

 

  • Hammer: $471,175
  • Hammer + BP: $588,969
  • Low Estimate: $543,750
  • High Estimate: $743,950
  • Number of lots: 290
  • % sold: 89% 
  • Registered online bidders: 675, From: U.S., Canada, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Israel, Denmark, Poland, Russia, China, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Mexico, Austria, Sweden, Egypt, Taiwan, India.

 

TOP LOTS – FINE JEWELRY AUCTION

    

  • 171  Tiffany Schlumberger Enameled Gold Diamond Bracelet   $30,720
  • 1      Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra 20 Motif Gold Necklace   $27,500
  • 139  4.85 Cts. Untreated Blue Burma Sapphire Ring   $26,250
  • 134  Early Art Deco Diamond And Gemstone Platinum Ring   $16,250
  • 220  Four Banded Agate And 14k Gold Necklaces   $15,000
  • 41    Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Flexible Strap Bracelet   $11,250
  • 187  Diamond 18k White Gold Rivière Necklace   $8,750
  • 24   Aquamarine and Diamond "Pool of Light" Necklace   $6,875
  • 117 Georg Jensen 830 Silver Moonstone Necklace #1  $5,313
  • 11   John Hardy One of a Kind Cinta Shell Ring  $4,688

 

Lot 171, Tiffany Schlumberger Enameled Gold Diamond Bracelet, sold for $30,720
Rago Arts and Auction Center

COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION RESULTS

 

  • Hammer: $114,725
  • Hammer + BP: $138,244
  • Low Estimate: $110,100
  • High Estimate: $154,800
  • Number of lots: 161
  • % sold: 82% 
  • Absentee bidders: 7
  • Registered online bidders: 455, From: U.S., Canada, Italy, Germany, Greece, Israel, U.K., Japan, Mexico, Austria, Egypt, Poland, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China.

 

TOP LOTS – COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION

    

  • 400  U.S. 1839-D Gold $2.50 Coin   $34,945
  • 414  1790 Silver Manly Medal Baker NO. 61   $11,448
  • 418  U.S. 1933 1C Coins   $5,724
  • 417  U.S. 1932 1C Coins   $5,423
  • 420  U.S. 1934-D 1C Coins   $4,820

 

UNRESERVED JEWELRY AUCTION RESULTS

 

  • Hammer: $163,055
  • Hammer + BP: $203,819
  • Low Estimate: $140,100
  • High Estimate: $202,900
  • Number of lots: 329
  • Registered online bidders: 709, From: U.S., Canada, Venezuela, Chile, India, Pakistan, China, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Russia, Turkey, Israel, Italy, Hungary, Spain, France, Netherlands, Czech Republic, U.K., Croatia, South Africa, Austria, Hong Kong, Taiwan.

 

TOP LOTS – UNRESERVED JEWELRY AUCTION

   

  • 755  Collection of Chinese or Baltic Amber Jewelry   $5,000
  • 625  Antique Cut Diamond Cluster Necklace and Earrings   $3,125
  • 617  Late Victorian "Lovestruck" Enameled Lapel Watch   $2,750
  • 613  Two Victorian Banded Agate Link Bracelets   $2,125
  • 614  Banded Agate Necklaces and Ring   $2,125
  • 635  Collection of Enameled Gold Gem-Set Pansy Jewelry   $2,125
  • 633  Antique Gold Pins and Bracelets   $2,000
  • 682  Artisanal Yellow Gold, Gem-Set Collar Necklace  $1,625
  • 871  Judith Leiber Full Bead Crystal Fan Minaudiere  $938

 

Lot 400, U.S. 1839-D Gold $2.50 Coin, sold for $34,945
Rago Arts and Auction Center

GREAT ESTATES AUCTION RESULTS

 

  • Hammer: $700,075
  • Hammer + BP: $875,094
  • Low Estimate: $881,350
  • High Estimate: $1,325,550
  • Number of lots: 727
  • % sold: 77% 
  • Registered online bidders: 1347, from: U.S., Canada, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, India, China, Vietnam, Turkey, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Israel, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, France, Portugal, Spain, UK., Ireland, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Austria, Sweden, Taiwan.

 

TOP LOTS - GREAT ESTATES AUCTION

        

  • 1168 Japanese Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake   $118,750
  • 1590 William Demuth & Co. (American, 1863-1911) (Attr.) Cigar Store Indian   $16,250
  • 1283 Important Revolutionary War Silver Cup   $16,250
  • 1042 KPM Porcelain Plaque   $10,625
  • 1562 Louis XV Style Commode   $10,000
  • 1747 Women's Suffrage Movement Ephemera   $9,600
  • 1103 Chinese Celadon Jade Censer $8,750
  • 1197 Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957), Four Woodblock Prints   $8,750
  • 1567 After John James Audubon by Robert Havell   $8,125

 

Rago Auctions will hold the next Unreserved Jewelry Auction on August 27 and the next Great Estates Auction on September 11, 2015. Consignments are now being accepted for all auctions: 609.397.9374 or info@ragoarts.com. 

 

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About Rago Arts and Auction Center: Rago is a leading U.S. auction house with $30 million in annual sales. It serves thousands of sellers and buyers yearly with a singular blend of global reach, personal service and competitive commissions for single pieces, collections and estates. Rago holds auctions of 20th/21st c. design, fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry, Asian, militaria, coins and currency, silver, historic ephemera, and ethnographic property. Rago also provides a range of appraisal services conducted by USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) compliant appraisers, performed to the highest standards set by the IRS, insurers and the Appraisers Association of America. Rago is located in New Jersey, midway between New York City and Philadelphia.

 

 

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Rago Arts and Auction Center
333 N. Main Street
Lambertville, New Jersey
raac@ragoarts.com
609-397-9374
http://www.ragoarts.com/

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