Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Larchmont, NY, United States
DoneMon, Jun 4, 2012 9:30 PM GMT
Fine Art, Midcentury, and Antique Auction
Fine Art features Latin American works by Botello, Davila, and Daneri; American paintings by Beard, Peale, Dellenbaugh, Foster, Clark Davis, Khun and African-American works by Hollingsworth, Wimberley, and Cade II; European works include Jansem, Guardi, Dyf, Godard, bronzes by MacMonnies and Michelet; several works by Israeli artist Mairovich and numerous other artists. Decorative arts are highlighted by a Caldwell ivory lamp and ivory face clock, a Tiffany Studios linenfold lamp, porcelain including, Spode, Meissen and Sevres, etc., and carpets. An 18th c. commode and and 18th c. slant front desk, an beautiful 19th c. Continental center table, a bronze base Egyptian revival center table, a Josef Berger grand piano and a Steinway baby grand and upright piano are among numerous period antique lots in this sale. Midcentury items are strong and feature pieces by Silas Seandel, James Mont, Karl Springer, Robes John Gibbings, Jens Rinsom, Herman Miller, Knoll, Eames, Holly Hunt, Michael Berman, Billy Hanes, Widdicomb, as well as a pair of Keith Haring and Toshiyuki Kita Lamps. Sterling and silver lots include large trays, bowls, flatware, a plaque, etc. Estate jewelry is highlighted by 14kt gold bracelets, a Lucien Piccard diamond and platinum watch, a Men's Cartier watch and a Men's Penerai watch, to name a few. Clarke always has numerous pieces for Asian antique buyers such as jade, porcelain, ivory, scrolls, woodblocks, etc. Interesting miscellaneous lots round off Clarke's late spring auction.