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Recent Auction Highlights

Clars’ April 2014 auction was the best April auction in our history. ¬†Thanks to our wonderful consignors and patrons who helped make this possible.

 

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (American, 1819-1905), Portrait of a Stag, 1889, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, canvas: 21.5"h x 25"w, overall (with frame): 28"h x 32"wLot 2155

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (American, 1819-1905), Portrait of a Stag, 1889, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, canvas: 21.5″h x 25″w, overall (with frame): 28″h x 32″w

Sold for $38,675

 

 

Chinese man's blue satin silk robe, altered as a Tibetan chuba, woven with five claw dragons amid clouds above cresting waves and a lishui border, 52"h

Lot 3122

Chinese man’s blue satin silk robe, altered as a Tibetan chuba, woven with five claw dragons amid clouds above cresting waves and a lishui border, 52″h

Sold for $14,280

 

 

Large gentleman's diamond and platinum ring

Lot 2834

Large gentleman’s diamond and platinum ring

Sold for $8,330

 

 

 

American Renaissance Revival Wooton two hinge Standard Grade Patent Desk, executed in walnut and birdseye maple, circa 1874, by Wooton Desk Co., Indianapolis, Indiana

Lot 2446

American Renaissance Revival Wooton two hinge Standard Grade Patent Desk, executed in walnut and birdseye maple, circa 1874, by Wooton Desk Co., Indianapolis, Indiana

Sold for $5,950

 

 

Bay Area Figurative School (possibly by David Park) Couple, circa 1960, oil on canvas, unsigned, canvas: 32"h x 40"w, overall: 38"h x 48.5"w. Provenance: Private collection, Berkeley, CA

Lot 2226

Bay Area Figurative School (possibly by David Park) Couple, circa 1960, oil on canvas, unsigned, canvas: 32″h x 40″w, overall: 38″h x 48.5″w. Provenance: Private collection, Berkeley, CA

Sold for $22,610

 

 

Chinese large polychrome gilt wood figure, of Guanyu in miltary garb holding a halbert (losses), 43"h. Provenance: From the estate of Edward Gerber

Lot 3130

Chinese large polychrome gilt wood figure, of Guanyu in miltary garb holding a halbert (losses), 43″h. Provenance: From the estate of Edward Gerber

Sold for $9,520

 

 

Sapphire, diamond, platinum and 18k yellow gold ring

Lot 2804

Sapphire, diamond, platinum and 18k yellow gold ring

Sold for $7,735

 

 

 

George III English cut crystal monteith on a sterling silver stand, by Johan Payne London, 1799

Lot 2473

George III English cut crystal monteith on a sterling silver stand, by Johan Payne London, 1799

Sold for $5,950