Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A group of five Chinese hardwood and huanghuali official’s hat armchairs sold for $143,000 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction held June 14-16 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, two Chinese hardwood and huanghuali small compound cabinets brought $131,000; a jadeite and platinum ring featuring one free-form jadeite cabochon went for $29,000; and an oil on panel work by Emilio Sanchez-Perrier (Sp., 1855-1907), titled Man in a Boat on a Lily Filled Pond made $17,900. Prices include a 19 percent buyer’s premium.