Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese fusee clock, $270,000, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese fusee clock, $270,000, Clars Auction

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by Ken Hall

A Chinese triple fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock with automaton sold for $270,000 at a Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry & Asian Antiques Auction held Feb. 21-22 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a painting by Wolf Kahn (Am./Germ., b. 1927), titled Open Woods (1993) rose to $47,600; an Impressionist oil on canvas by William Merritt Chase (Am., 1849-1916), titled Still Life With Cherries and Copper Bowl, also went for $47,600; and a 3-carat diamond and platinum ring went for $26,100. Prices include a 19 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese fusee clock, $270,000, Clars Auction