Rago Arts and Auction is a leading U.S. auction house with $30 million in sales in 2013. A vital force in the international market and a world-class venue through which to buy and sell, Rago provides their clients with a remarkable blend of global reach and personal service. Rago holds auctions of 20th and 21st Century design, fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry, militaria, coins and currency, Asian art, historic ephemera, and ethnographic items.
Rago offers valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates), appraisals, estate services, exhibitions and lectures in house and online. Its specialists are experts with up-to-date market knowledge. Rago's Sellers value an inquiry process which is convenient and confidential. Inquiries are answered within 1 to 3 business days and auction estimates for property Rago wishes to accept are free of charge. The house's commissions are highly competitive, with no hidden fees or buy-in charges.
All of Rago's auctions post online to an audience of over 3,000,000 viewers. Print catalogues, website and marketing program are designed to maximize the salability of the property Rago represents. Superior results invariably follow. The Rago Arts and Auction Center is based in New Jersey, midway between Philadelphia and New York City.
As one of the leading auctions houses in the US, Rago Art has an annual sale of about $ 30 000 000. Their experts are frequently appearing as appraisers in the Antique Roadshow and have validated objects such as Andy Warhol "Jackie II" Artist’s Proof, 1966, valued at $20 000 in 2011 and Picasso's Madoura Urn, ca. 1960 for the value of $12 000 - $15 000.