Tag Archives: Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: M.C. Escher woodblock print, $98,400, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: M.C. Escher woodblock print, $98,400, Clars Auction Gallery

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 13-foot woodblock print by M.C. Escher (Dutch, 1898-1972), titled Metamorphosis II (1939-1940), sold for $98,400 at an auction held Sept. 14-15 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas by Vladimir Becic (Croatian, 1886-1954), titled Landscape, Bosnia #1, soared […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) Venetian desk lamp, circa 1910, lit up the room for $102,850 at an auction held Feb. 24-25 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a painting by the Modernist artist Walt Kuhn (Am., 1877-1949), titled Red Haired Acrobat (1944), […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wayne Thiebaud still-life, $78,650, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wayne Thiebaud still-life, $78,650, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A still-life painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920), titled Watermelon Slice (1958), sold for $78,650 at an auction held Feb. 18-19 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, Thiebaud’s Skyline, New York City (1956) hit $48,400; a watercolor by Chiura Obata (Am./Jap., […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese stick-neck vase, $426,000, Clars Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese stick-neck vase, $426,000, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Chinese underglaze blue and white porcelain stick-neck dragon vase sold for $426,000 at an auction held June 27-28 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a Chinese export automaton bracket clock with shell carved crest and mother of pearl marquetry case realized […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Qing Dynasty cabinet, $233,000, Clars Auction

A stone inlaid Chinese cabinet from the Qing Dynasty sold for $233,000

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A stone inlaid Chinese cabinet from the Qing Dynasty sold for $233,000 at a Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry & Asian Antiques Auction held April 25-26 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a Chinese ceramic brush washer, with a base bearing the label […]

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

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

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World 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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of rare, possibly 19th century Aboriginal Northern Australia shields sold for $23,000 each at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction held July 12-13 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five huanghuali chairs, $143,800, Clars Auction

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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diamond and platinum ring, $143,000, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diamond and platinum ring, $143,000, Clars Auction Gallery

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, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – February 2014

Rosewood cabinet, $149,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Russian icon of Jesus, $19,520, Crescent City A circa-1910 Russian icon of Jesus by Khlebnikov, with enameled silver riza and the imperial double-headed eagle mark for Moscow, 5 ¼ inches by 4 ¼ inches, sold for $19,520 at an auction held Dec. […]