Rago Auctions

Rago Auctions are a US auction house specialising in 20th and 21st century design. Located in New Jersey between Philadelphia and New York City, they hold regular sales in categories ranging from modern design and decorative arts to furniture, paintings, sculpture, silver, jewellery and metalwork.

Founders David Rago and Suzanne Perrault have both appeared as experts on the US version of Antiques Roadshow.


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Taste of Japan from Rago

12 November 2018

Tiffany exhibited only gold jewellery at the 1878 Paris exposition, including a collection of ‘Japanesque’ pieces.

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Autumn 2018: Auction previews in the US from Boston to California

17 September 2018

With buying opportunities proliferating across the US this autumn, ATG picks out a selection of highlights appearing at auctions from Boston to California.

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Chinese coin from 1912 emerges at New Jersey auction

20 November 2017

Sun Yat-Sen (1866-1925) was the first president and founder of the Republic of China, and his bust adorns the obverse of a coin which will highlight the next Coins and Currency Auction at Rago, New Jersey, on December 2.

Emile Galle Allium floor lamp

‘Unique’ Emile Gallé lamp sells to Florida museum at $260,000

04 November 2016

The Modernism Museum Mount Dora in Florida is the proud new owner of a possibly unique Emile Gallé Allium floor lamp which sold for a hammer price of $260,000 (£167,740) or $310,000 including premium.

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‘Unseen’ Hoffman collection of art pottery includes exceptional Martinware models

02 April 2014

New York has hosted three key events in the modern commercial history of the Martin Brothers.

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Bauhaus chess set and Martin Brothers highlight New Jersey auction

09 April 2013

Rago Auctions’ recent modern auction in Lambertville, New Jersey featured a Josef Hartwig-designed chess set of the 1920s.

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Art and Crafts rarities emerge in New Jersey

13 December 2012

The 20th/21st Century Design sale at Rago Arts of Lambertville, New Jersey on October 26-28 included this exceptional enamel by Alexander Fisher (1864-1936).

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