Ron Clarke and some of his staff appraisers highlight many of the items coming up for sale 17 November 2013 at noon.
A stunning ring from a Pound Ridge, New York estate was the highest selling item of the sale. An in-house bidder took the piece home for over $17,000 against a $12,000-$15,000 estimate. Very few works by the regionalist New Mexican painter, Howard Schleeter, have come to auction. Clarke sold a small work on paper [...]
Ron Clarke and his team of specialists highlight many of the extraordinary items coming up for sale on Sunday, October 27th at 12 noon.
After much competitive bidding, a large oil on canvas in the manner of Guardi from a Long Island, NY estate brought an exciting $19,520, selling to a bidder on the phone in Manhattan. Unique mid 20th century modern pieces continue to bring steady prices. This lamp by Arredoluce, Italy sold for $6,100 against a $1,500 [...]
Clarke’s staff highlight various objects in the upcoming September 29th auction, starting at 12 noon.
The top lot of the first Sunday afternoon sale of the season was a small and delicate bronze by Auguste Rodin. Although the bronze was never authenticated or examined by an expert it still brought an exciting $41,480. An impressive Georg Jensen sterling tray, estimated to bring between $8,000-$12,000 actually sold for $19,520 to [...]
Ronan Clarke and his team highlight dozens of the most interesting items coming up for sale on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at noon
Last month, Clarke sold 4 antique Chinese plaques for nearly $40,000. On August 19th, another more contemporary set of plaques was put on the auction block with an estimate of $1,500-$2,500 but brought an impressive $18,300. A midcentury sofa with tattered upholstery and a presale estimate of $300-$500 sold for an unexpected $7,930 [...]
Ronan Clarke and staff give a walk-through of the gallery to highlight numerous items in the upcoming August 19th auction.
Running a strong sale even in the heat of the summer, Clarke auction saw some surprising results in its late July auction with many pieces selling well above expected values. A set of 4 antique Chinese plaques from an estate in Queens, NY were offered with an $800 to $1,200 estimate but actually realized [...]