July 23, 2012 Auction Highlights

Dates: 05/03/2012

 

Signed Asian Porcelain Plaque of Two Hawks.

Selling for $7,800 this Chinese plaque brought more than 15 times the high end of the presale estimate.

K.P.M. Porcelain Plaque of a Beauty. Signed Wagner.

A beautiful KPM plaque also sold for more than expected, achieving $5,760  at auction.

 

Pair of F. Barbedienne Bronze and Marble Urn Form Candelabras.

Estimate to sell between $2,000 to $3,000, this pair of F. Barbedienne Candelabra actually brought $5,040 this night of the sale.

 

Vintage Silverplate Hawk on Wood Stand.

An unsigned Silverplate Hawk peaked interest as the floor price rose quickly, finally stopping at a surprising $3,240.

 

Rembrandt Van Rijn. Etching "Rembrandt's Mother in Widow Dress."

This etching by Rembrandt sold for $2,280 to a very satisfied in-house bidder.

 

19th Century French Bronze Boulle Bonheur du Jour & a 19th Century French Bronze Mounted Boulle One Door Cabinet.

Two 19th Century French Boulle pieces brought more than the anticipated estimates, selling for a combined $3,360.

 

Pair of Large Bronze Sconces With Heads & Tassels.

Bringing $7,200 on auction night, these sconces sold for more than twice the high end of the estimate.

 

R. Lalique Fish Vase.

Despite a small chip to the rim, this Lalique vase brought $3,000.

 

Possibly Oscar Bach Box with Zodiac and 4 Elements Design

A box with zodiac & elements motif sold for $1,800, well above the expected $500-$700 estimate.

 

Platinum and Diamond Ring.

Estate-fresh jewelry is always a strong seller at Clarke; this beautiful platinum and diamond ring  brought $2,040.

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