Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Diamond and platinum ring, $143,000, Clars Auction Gallery
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A stunning fancy brownish pink diamond, near colorless diamond and platinum ring sold for $143,000 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decoratives Auction held May 17-19 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a Chinese hardwood huanghuali coffer climbed to $77,400; a monumental artwork by German-American artist Friedel Dzubas (1915-1994), titled Dark Barrier (1983), garnered $53,600; and a gorgeous 1954 Chevrolet Corvette in original condition went to a determined bidder for $65,500. Prices include a 19 percent buyer’s premium.