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    Modern Design

    Harry Bertoia was a metalwork artist known best for his architectural sculptures. He claimed that he began carving sculptures when his jewelry designs “kept getting larger and larger.” Rago Auctions offers the work of Harry Bertoia in the upcoming Modern Design auction. Made of beryllium copper and brass, the artist’s…

    George Nakashima, Kornblut cabinets, pair
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    Masterworks of American Craft

    Robert Arneson's ceramic pieces often combined social commentary and absurdity: a household plate with a pool installed and a scale weighing only five human toes are two examples. But one of his ceramics available in the upcoming Masterworks of American Craft auction, offered by Rago, provides a different perspective. His…

    Dale Chihuly, Scarlet Lake Swirled Venetian with Flowers
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    Outsider & Fine Art, Curious Objects

    Morton Bartlett did not have a family, so he made his own. It was only after Bartlett died that the life-sized dolls that served as his family became widely known. In the upcoming Outsider, Fine Art, & Curious Objects auction, presented by Rago Auctions, one of Barlett's dolls will be…

    MORTON BARTLETT (American, 1909-1992)/Auctiondaily
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    Martin Brothers: The Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection

    Pottery by the Martin Brothers, produced between the late 19th century and early 20th century, were playful Victorian-style vessels and figures. Rago’s upcoming auction of Martin Brothers from the Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection, presents 28 vibrantly-colored tobacco jars, jugs, and clocks.  Those looking for a tobacco jar have…

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