Sebastian Clarke Director, Estate Services Specialist, Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts

Rago's Sebastian Clarke Joins Membership Committee of the Appraisers Association of America

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • January 29, 2015

RAGO’S SEBASTIAN CLARKE JOINS MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Of THE APPRAISERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA.   Lambertville, NJ:  Sebastian Clarke has been invited to join the newly created ...

This Purple Heart, awarded to U.S.  Cpl.  Joseph E.  Oleskiewicz for valor shown on June 6, 1944 in Normandy, France, sold for $5,100 at the Dec.  5-6 auction.

Purple Heart awarded to a U.S. Corporal during World War II brings $5,100 at Mohawk Arms, Dec. 5-6

  • Mohawk Arms
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  • January 8, 2015

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – The Purple Heart awarded to U.S. Cpl. Joseph E. Oleskiewicz – a member of the “Filthy Thirteen,” the 1st Demolition Section of the Regimental Headquarters Company, 101st Airborne ...

PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW TO RETURN FOR ITS 12TH ANNUAL EDITION AT THE PALM BEACH COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER FEBRUARY 13-17, 2015

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • December 9, 2014

PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW TO RETURN FOR ITS 12TH ANNUAL EDITION AT THE PALM BEACH COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER FEBRUARY 13-17, 2015   The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & ...

Newark Museum.  Pomegranate shaped vessel.  Egypt, 12th century BCE.  Core-formed glass.  3 ¾ in.  x 3 ¾ in.

NEWARK MUSEUM'S COLLECTION SPOTLIGHTED AT 2015 WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW

  • Winter Antiques Show
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  • December 23, 2014

Did you know that the modern American museum was invented in Newark in 1909? The Newark Museum’s vast and diverse collections will be highlighted at the 61st annual Winter Antiques Show, which will ...

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc.  Boy in Red: Portrait of Josiah Lasell.  William Merritt Chase.  c.  1895.

2015 WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW SHOWCASES 3,000 YEARS OF TIMELESS ART AND DESIGN

  • Winter Antiques Show
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  • December 18, 2014

Ancient Egyptian bronze sculpture, gilded Herter Brothers side chairs owned by John Pierpont Morgan, and paintings by celebrated American artists William Merritt Chase, John Singer Sargent, and ...

Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd.  This Terrestial Pocket Globe and Case was made by John Cary and William Cary of London, and shows the world as it was known in 1791.  The spherical case is made of wood covered externally with black sharkskin.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITORS

  • Winter Antiques Show
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  • December 11, 2014

The Winter Antiques Show is proud to announce the selection of nine new exhibitors: Apter-Fredericks (London), Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd. (Sutton Coldfield, England), and Ronald Phillips LTD ...

Lot 2557, Largest Known Near-Round Natural Saltwater Pearl, $813,750

Largest Natural Saltwater Pearl to Come to Market Sells for $813,750 in Rago's $4.77 Million Auction Weekend

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • December 9, 2014

 Rago Arts and Auction Center ended the year in spectacular style with a three day sale that totaled $4,774,531 (reflects buyer’s premium of 25%). The largest known near-round natural ...

This World War II Nazi Luftwaffe Signal Regiment standard, beautifully embroidered, 4 feet by 4 feet, has a minimum bid of $16,500.

German WWII Luftwaffe Signal Regiment standard will be sold by Mohawk Arms, Dec. 5-6

  • Mohawk Arms
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  • November 21, 2014

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A trove of books from Adolf Hitler’s personal library seized by an American Major in Berlin in May 1945, a U.S. World War II Purple Heart awarded to a member of the heroic ...

Ludwig Bemelmans (American 1898-1962), Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments, Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Madeline at Weschler’s: Ludwig Bemelman’s Painting of Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments to be Featured in Weschler’s December Capital Collection Auction

  • November 19, 2014

Weschler’s December 5th Capital Collections Auction arrives just in time for the holidays with over 130 lots of fine art as well as a large assortment of furniture, rugs, silver, porcelain, ...

George Beline's Provincetown net-mending scene.

ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA AUCTION A FULL AND DIVERSE SALE

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 18, 2014

The Robert C. Eldred Co.’s annual Fall Americana Auction, held this year November 20, 21 and 22, will include a wide array of fresh-to-market items from private estates and collections. Highlights ...

A 3-piece Renaissance Revival bedroom suite sold for $28,750 at Witherell's Fall Auction.

Furniture prices picked up at Witherell's Fall Auction

  • November 18, 2014

At the Witherell’s fall auction, furniture did exceedingly well with sale prices picking up. At $28,750, a monumental, 1870’s, 3-piece Renaissance Revival bedroom suite sold for more than ...

Lot 2557, Largest Known Near-Round Natural White Saltwater Pearl, Estimate $100,000+

Rago to Auction a Record-Sized Pearl, Royal Silver and Master’s Decoy, December 5, 6, 7

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • November 14, 2014

A RECORD-SIZED PEARL ON A CRACKER OF DIAMONDS, ROYAL SILVER AND A MASTER’S DECOY WILL AUCTION IN RAGO’S DECEMBER 5,6,7 GREAT ESTATES WEEKEND.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago rounds out 2014 ...

A Rare Morozov Russian 84 Silver Bust of Emperor Nicholas I after Friedrich August Theodor Dietrich, St.  Petersburg, 1896

A Rare Morozov Russian 84 Silver Bust of Emperor Nicholas I after Friedrich August Theodor Dietrich, St. Petersburg, 1896

  • Aspire Auctions, Inc.
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  • October 27, 2014

Offered by Aspire Auctions, lot 394 Bust of Nicholas I (1825-1855), Czar of the Russian Empire. Portrayed in military uniform and helmet with double headed crowned Imperial Eagle and attached ...

Pomegranate shaped vessel.  Egypt, 12th century BCE.  Core-formed glass.  3 ¾ in.  x 3 ¾ in.  Newark Museum.

Winter Antiques Show Celebrates its 61st Year as America's Preeminent Fine Art & Antiques Show

  • Winter Antiques Show
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  • September 29, 2014

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 61st year as America’s most distinguished antiques show, featuring exceptional objects exhibited by 73 specialists in American, English, ...

Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, sold for $37,500

Rago Holds a $2.1 Million Auction Weekend, September 12-14, 2014

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • September 18, 2014

RAGO HOLDS A $2.1 MILLION AUCTION WEEKEND, SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2014.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction on September 12, 13 and 14 resulted in total sales ...