The global demand for fine Asian works of art has resulted in exceptional prices realized for property curated by Rago’s Asian department. We deal in rare and valuable objects from China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, as well as from the Middle East, Oceania and Africa. We bring this property to market three times a year in Rago’s Great Estates auctions and through the auction of single owner collections.
What We Sell
Ceramics and Porcelain
Blue & White Dish, Possibly Ming / $115,900
Chinese Embroidered Robe / $49,600
Japanese Monumental Buddhistic Lions / $48,000
Jades and Stones
Jade and Cloisonne Shrine / $103,700
Ivory + Horn
Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup / $62,500
Chinese Altar Table / $22,500
LUEN-WO Chinese Export Silver Bowl / $5,580
MYOCHIN SCHOOL Iron Articulated snake / $195,750
Paintings + Prints
KAWASE HASUI Woodblock Prints / $2,125
Gina Tomasello Director, Great Estates + ReMix Auctions
Gina Tomasello joined Rago in early 2016, having begun her career at Alderfer Auction in Pennsylvania. There she ran the Specialty Auction division including quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts sales. She graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Art History. She facilitates the review and valuation of Asian property by Rago specialists Sebastian Clarke, Christopher Wise and Thomas Martin and consults with independent experts in this specialty. She oversees the acceptance of this property into the Great Estates and Remix auctions.
Why Sell with Rago?
- Competitive commissions and no hidden fees
- Free initial consultation/opinions of value
- Advice on auction versus private sale/purchase
- Mass-marketing to millions/micro-targeting to specific buyers
- World-class prices achieved