Rago’s Unreserved department is the home of stylish and functional property at prices everyone can afford to love. Variety is a constant, from Modern design to musical instruments, tableware to tribal arts. Collectors, designers (who both buy and sell through Rago), young people furnishing first homes and thousands of bidders worldwide seek the buried treasure in this department’s auctions, where the high bid – whatever it is – takes the prize.
What We Sell
Pop Art Exhibition Posters / $938
ANZOLO FUGA (Attr.) Tall Pavone Vase / $11,250
20th C. Design
EAMES Herman Miller Lounge Chair #67 / $625
Miniature Mahogany Staircase / $1,000
Folk Art + Ephemera
Chinese Propaganda Posters / $531
SONDRA LIPTON Lily of Valley / $3,625
Asian + Tribal Art
Lobo Ceremonial Vessel / $2,806
Instruments + Toys
Vernon Guitar and Mandolin / $688
Early 20th C.
FULPER Mushroom Lamp (repro shade) / $2,125
Couture + Bijoux
HERMES Ladies Belts / $938
Diamond “Bleeding Hearts” Brooch / $1,063
GEORG JENSEN Silver Sauce Service / $1000
Michael Ingham Director
Michael Ingham is the Chief Operating Officer at Rago. Mr. Ingham came to Rago in 1998 with a background in stagecraft, having worked as a set designer; and as technical director and foreman for the Long Wharf Theater, the Wilma Theater and the Philadelphia Flower Show, among others. It didn’t take long before he was given charge of all Rago’s art handlers and operations staff. He took charge of Rago Unreserved Auctions in 2006.
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