June 4, 2012 Auction Highlights

Dates: 03/19/2012

 

Angel Botello. Oil on Wood Panel of 3 Young Girls.

A charming oil by Angel Botello was the top lot of the night, bringing $24,000.

 

Frederick William MacMonnies. Bronze of Young Fawn with Heron.

Estimated to sell between $10,000 to $15,000, this bronze by MacMonnies fell just short of the high-end, bringing $14,400 at auction.

 

Baroque Style Carved and Inlaid Dining Set with Six Heavily Carved Dining Chairs

This beautifully carved Baroque style dining set sold for $7,800, exceeding the $4,000-$6,000 auction estimate.

 

Tiffany Studios Table Lamp with Linenfold Shade.

Selling for more than twice the low-end of the pre-sale estimate, a Tiffany Studios lamp realized $10,200.

 

Asian Lot. Cloisonne & Gilded Table Lamp together with a Possibly Very Early Gilded Bronze Quan Yin Figure.

Asian antiques are still hot in today’s market; this lot of Asian lamps sold for $10,200 greatly surpassing the $300-$500 estimate.

 

William Holbrook Beard. 1885 O/C of a Squirrel & Turtle

A beautifully executed oil in original condition by William Holbrook Beard also brought more than the expected $4,000-$6,000 estimate, selling for $9,000 the night of the sale.

 

Steinway Model 'M' Baby Grand Piano.

Falling within Clarke’s $5,000-$7,00o estimate, this Steinway baby grand brought $6,600.

 

Magnificent Gilt Bronze and Ivory E.F. Caldwell Table Lamp

One of numerous fine items from an Old Brookville, Long Island, New York estate, this E.F. Caldwell lamp brought $9,000 at auction.

 

Midcentury Rosewood Sofa With Chrome Feet

Consistently strong at Clarke are midcentury modern pieces; this midcentury sofa realized $3,840.

 

Pair of Patinated Wood & Gesso Torchieres. As is.

Selling for a surprising $6,000 this pair of  ”as found” torchieres brought more than ten times the high-end of the presale estimate.

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