February 27, 2011 Auction Highlights

Dates: 02/27/2011

Leonard Besser Modernist Oil

A Leonard Besser modernist oil on masonite sold for $2,280.00, a record auction price for the artist.

White Metal Arab Horseman

This white metal sculpture after Barye and GuilleminĀ estimated at $500-$700 sold for $1,920.00.

Edgar Brandt 10-Arm Chandelier

This spectacular Brandt Chandelier with Daum Nancy Glass Shades fell right within Clarke’s $8,000-$12,000 estimate selling for $10,200.00.

Carved Oak Bookcase

An intricately carved bookcase sold for $5,520.00, exceeding the $1000-$1500 auction estimate.

Gaston Lachaise Graphite Drawing

This beautifully exectuted drawing by Gaston Lachaise sold for $5,280.00, surpassing the $1,000-$1,500 estimate.

Asian Sterling Tray

An Asian Sterling Tray with Bamboo design estimated at $1000-$1500 actually brought $2,160.00 on the day of the sale.

Irving Penn Photograph

“Nude 151” a platinum palladium print by Irving Penn brought $8,400.00, meeting it’s $6,000-$9,000 estimate.

Meissen Harlequin and Dancer

Estimated at $800-$1,200 this desirable Meissen grouping sold for $6,000.00 on Sunday.

Pair of Midcentury Side Tables

A striking pair of midcentury rosewood end tables greatly exceeded the expected $400-$600, selling for $2,040.00.

Antique Wood Harlequin

This hand-painted antique wood carved harlequin brought $5,040.00 the day of the sale, surpassing the $1,500-$2,500 estimate.