June 25, 2012 Auction Highlights

Dates: 04/02/2012

Clarke’s first summer sale of 2012 proved that top dollar can be achieved for the best items even in the off-season.


A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Vases in Fitted Box.

A beautiful pair of Chinese vases sold for $26,400, making them the highest selling lot of the night.


Antique American Mahogany / Walnut Side Chair.

Selling for $20,400, an antique American side chair greatly surpassed the $3,000 to $5,000 presale estimate, making it the second highest sale of the auction.


Mathurin Moreau Bronze Nymph.

The June 25th auction featured many attractive French bronzes, including this one by Mathurin Moreau that sold for $7,800.


Pair of 18/19th C. Paint & Gilt Decorated Trumeau Mirror

A pair of antique trumeau mirrors in original condition sold above the $2,000-$3,000 estimate, bringing $4,800 at auction.



Antoine Blanchard. Oil on Canvas of a Parisian Street Scene.

A nicely painted French street scene by Antoine Blanchard realized $6,000.


Dale Chihuly 5 Piece Parisian Glass Set.

Bringing $6,600 at auction, a delicately crafted collection of Dale Chihuly glass sold just above the high end of the presale estimate.


2 Early Louis Vuitton Trunks.

These two Louis Vuitton trunks in as found condition brought a surprising $4,800 at auction.


4 Signed Thos. Moser "Eastward" Chairs.

Four Thos. Moser chairs realized $2,400, more than twice than the expected $600-$900 estimate.


14K Yellow Gold Ring Set with 3 Old European Cut Diamonds.

Estate jewelry is desirable among Clarke’s retail customers and dealers alike; this ring sold for $3,840 on Monday evening.


J. Despres. Pair of French Silverplate Art Deco 2 Light Candelabra

An impressive pair of J. Despres Candelabra exceeded the presale estimate selling for $2,160 at auction.



Prices realized include buyer’s premium