Consign with Clars for our September Post War & Contemporary Auction.
Coming to Auction Sunday, February 17th Oakland, CA – For over 100 years, a monumental 8-foot Japanese cloisonné vase reigned as the centerpiece in the main dining room of Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto in Berkeley (CA), one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s oldest and most beloved restaurants. And, for over 100 years, no one was […]
Oakland, CA, 18 – April 2016 – “Twilight,” the newly discovered painting by Elliot Daingerfield (American 1859-1932) recently found concealed inside a mirror at Clars Auction Gallery took an exciting leap from “amazing discovery” to “hidden treasure” status when it skyrocketed to over four times it’s high estimate selling for an astonishing $39,325 on Sunday, […]
February 7, 2007 For months, the painting sat wrapped in a garage. Before that, it hung for decades in a home in Pisa, Italy. The owner, a Southern California woman, never knew the value of the painting. For her, it represented fond memories of her grandmother, and it looked good on the wall over the […]
On Sunday evening, November 7th, 2010, when Redge Martin, President of Clars Auction Gallery, dropped the final hammer on the last of over 700 lots he called that day, he knew this sale would go in the record books as Clars largest sale in their 62-year history. $1,670,000 was earned on the major and important […]