Owner Ronan Clarke and the Clarke team highlight some exceptional lots in the upcoming Monday, July 22nd auction.
Outstanding Large Arts & Crafts Slag Glass and Bronze Chandelier. A large chandelier from a local estate in Harrison, NY, estimated to sell between $3,000-$5,000 brought more than anticipated, selling for $6,710 to a bidder on the internet. Dunbar Midcentury Upholstered Sectional Sofa. Offered with a presale estimate of $1,000-$1,500, this Dunbar sofa sold [...]
Clarke’s June 3rd auction was the highest grossing auction in the auction house’s history. With rare and important objects of all kinds peppered throughout the night, the success of the sale was no surprise. Nearly 20 items sold for over $10,000, 6 of which sold above $20,000. Excitement stirred in the room when an [...]
Stealing the show on May 5th was a small oil on canvas by 19th century Russian artist, Ivan Aivazovsky. Estimated to sell between $7,000-$10,000, this work brought an astounding $91,000. Estate fresh jewelry at Clarke has taken off, thanks to specialist Whitney Bria. This beautiful pair of earrings together with a matching brooch sold [...]
Owner Ronan Clarke and Specialists, Bruce Anderson, Whitney Bria, Keane Ryan, and Nelia Moore discuss important upcoming auction lots
Ronan Clarke, Bruce Anderson, Nelia Moore and Whitney Bria discuss and handful of items to be sold in the evening of June 3rd.
Ron Clarke and his team of specialists review items coming up for sale on 5 May 2013 at noon. Antiques, paintings, sculpture, carpets, specialty items, jewelry, silver, midcentury modern, Old Master paintings, modern paintings and much, much more!
Clarke Auction welcomed the spring with an eclectic sale of fine art, antiques, and midcentury modern items. The top lot of the auction was a wonderful 19th century Neoclassical sculpture by Joseph Mozier from a Syracuse, New York estate that sold for $25,830 to a bidder on the internet. An ornate French cabinet exceeded [...]
In anticipation of the warm weather to come, one of Clarke’s top lots of the auction at $24,000 was a charming oil on canvas entitled “Springtime” by Swiss/Italian artist Luigi Chialiva. Estimated to sell between $4,000-$6,000, this midcentury card table, attributed to Karl Springer, actually realized $10,200 at auction. Despite numerous cracks to [...]