Rago's inaugural Living Contemporary auction features a diverse and lively collection of mid-century furniture and modern and contemporary art. Highlights include over 100 lots of intriguing property from an Important Private New York Collection and a collection of works by Tommi Parzinger descended from the original owners. There is something to be found for every art and design aficionado, from furniture to fine art to ceramics and everything in between.

Auction / Lambertville
4 March 2020
10 am 

Preview / Lambertville
26 February – 3 March 2020
12 – 5 pm Monday – Saturday
or by appointment

T.H. ROBSJOHN-GIBBINGS, lounge chairs pair, and ottoman | ragoarts.com

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

lounge chairs pair, and ottoman

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $4,550
RASHAAD NEWSOME, Fitted Crown | ragoarts.com

Rashaad Newsome

Fitted Crown

estimate: $3,000–5,000
GEORGE NAKASHIMA, wall shelf with cabinet for Ezra Stoller | ragoarts.com

George Nakashima

wall shelf with cabinet for Ezra Stoller

estimate: $8,000–12,000
result: $12,800
VLADIMIR KAGAN, Multi-position Reclining chair, model VK100 | ragoarts.com

Vladimir Kagan

Multi-position Reclining chair, model VK100

estimate: $6,500–9,500

Property from a New York Collection

Eclectic and whimsical, this diverse collection was assembled with an eye for aesthetics and features everything from folk art and fine art to industrial ephemera and vintage advertising signs. Among the most unique pieces are a life-size folk art Harley Davidson motorcycle sculpture and a gold-plated Roccanti racing bicycle. Highlights include works by Dustin Yellin, Lowell Nesbitt, Karl Springer, William Kent, and Jesse Howard.

DUSTIN YELLIN, Strawberry Skull | ragoarts.com

Dustin Yellin

Strawberry Skull

estimate: $8,000–10,000
OSKAR D'AMICO, Untitled | ragoarts.com

Oskar d'Amico

Untitled

estimate: $4,000–6,000
WILLIAM KENT, Untitled | ragoarts.com

William Kent

Untitled

estimate: $2,500–3,500
result: $2,600
FOLK ART, Untitled (Motorcycle) | ragoarts.com

Folk Art

Untitled (Motorcycle)

estimate: $2,500–3,500

Property from a Philadelphia Estate

Rago is delighted to offer a collection of works by Tommi Parzinger from a private Philadelphia estate. The original owners were friends with the designer, who helped choose pieces for their home. Highlights include a dining table and chairs, a chandelier, a room divider, and a rare sculpture.

TOMMI PARZINGER, dining chairs, set of six | ragoarts.com

Tommi Parzinger

dining chairs, set of six

estimate: $4,000–6,000
result: $5,938
TOMMI PARZINGER, dining table | ragoarts.com

Tommi Parzinger

dining table

estimate: $5,000–7,000
TOMMI PARZINGER, chandelier | ragoarts.com

Tommi Parzinger

chandelier

estimate: $4,000–6,000
result: $3,750
TOMMI PARZINGER, room divider | ragoarts.com

Tommi Parzinger

room divider

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $2,500

Living Contemporary

Additional Information
609 397 9374
info@ragoarts.com

Preview / Lambertville
26 February – 3 March
12 – 5 pm Monday – Saturday
or by appointment

Auction / Lambertville
4 March 2020
10 am est