Aug. 10-11 sales at Clars span Asian art, jewelry and furniture

Chinese Ming dynasty cloisonne enameled gilt bronze meiping vase, estimated at $6,000-$9,000. Image courtesy of Clars Auction Gallery
Chinese Ming dynasty cloisonne enameled gilt bronze meiping vase, estimated at $6,000-$9,000. Image courtesy of Clars Auction Gallery

Chinese Ming dynasty cloisonne enameled gilt bronze meiping vase, estimated at $6,000-$9,000. Image courtesy of Clars Auction Gallery

OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery will hold back-to-back sales in August: a Summer Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auction on Thursday, August 10, and a Design + Art + Fine Asian Art sale on Friday, August 11. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Andrew Jones delivers 284 ways to beautify your home, Feb. 22

Four-piece 20th-century Buccellati sterling silver tea service with two-handled tray, estimated at $5,000-$7,000
Four-piece 20th-century Buccellati sterling silver tea service with two-handled tray, estimated at $5,000-$7,000
20th-century Buccellati sterling silver tea service with two-handled tray, estimated at $5,000-$7,000

LOS ANGELES – Andrew Jones Auctions will offer a strong selection of antiques, design, modern and contemporary art, multiples, fine silver, rare books, clocks, carpets, porcelain and glass – 284 lots in all – in an online-only Signature Design for the Home and Garden auction scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, beginning at 10 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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LAMA’s first auction presented with Rago/Wright totals $2.9M

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Mesa table, $362,500
Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Brushstroke III,’ $212,500
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Mesa table, $362,500

VAN NUYS, Calif. – LAMA‘s first auction presented with Rago/Wright saw very strong results and established new records for works of both art and design. The auction began with remarks by LAMA’s Shannon Loughrey, who ceremoniously turned over the gavel to Richard Wright. Together, Wright and partners David Rago and Suzanne Perrault commanded the block, driving an Art + Design sale total of $2,974,908, with 153% selling by value and 87% by lots offered.

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