Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of Chinese cabinets, $299,500, Clars Auction
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of Chinese hardwood and huanghuali compound cabinets sold for $299,500 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Sale held March 15-16 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a set of hardwood huanghuali round table and stools, executed in the drum form, realized $189,500; a signed etching by Marcel Duchamp (Fr., 1887-1968), titled Nine Malic Moulds, fetched $19,000; and a 19th century Continental Renaissance style figural clock in patinated metal, with a figure of Atlas, went for $13,000. Prices include a 19 percent buyer’s premium.