June Jewelry, Furniture & Asian Auction Highlights

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Clars is excited to present our Jewelry, Furniture & Asian Auction on June 21st, and The Warehouse Auction on June 22nd.

Fine Jewelry & Timepieces

Clars is thrilled to announce their Luxury Jewels and Timepieces Auction on Friday, June 21st, starting at 9:30 AM PDT. This sale will showcase a stunning collection of diamonds, timepieces, antique jewelry and signed pieces.


An antique aquamarine and gold parure.Estimate: $6,000–$8,000
An antique aquamarine and gold parure.
Estimate: $6,000–$8,000

Highlights in our Friday sale include a diamond and platinum rivière necklace, estimated at $25,000–$30,000; a diamond and platinum tennis bracelet, estimated at $15,000–$20,000; an 18k gold Cartier wristwatch, estimated at $2,500–$3,500; a Chopard diamond and 18k gold ‘Your Hour’ wristwatch, estimated at $4,000–$6,000; an antique aquamarine and 18k gold parure set, estimated at $6,000–$8,000; and a Victorian citrine, diamond, enamel, and gold brooch, estimated at $3,000–$5,000. We are also proud to present a set of sapphire, diamond, and gold brooches designed by the renowned artist Salvador Dalí, never before seen on the second-hand market.


From Top to Bottom: A Victorian citrine, diamond, enamel and 15k gold stomacher. Estimate: $3,000–$5,000; An antique foil-back quartz and 14k gold rivière necklace. Estimate: $1,500–$2,500; An antique diamond and 14k gold locket brooch-pendant, Russia. Estimate: $1,800–$2,200
From Top to Bottom: A Victorian citrine, diamond, enamel and 15k gold stomacher. Estimate: $3,000–$5,000; An antique foil-back quartz and 14k gold rivière necklace. Estimate: $1,500–$2,500; An antique diamond and 14k gold locket brooch-pendant, Russia. Estimate: $1,800–$2,200

Furniture & Decorative Arts

The Friday sale features modern highlights from design masters such as Isamu Noguchi, Guido Faleschini, Hans Wegner, and Philip and Kelvin LaVerne. Other highlights include Pre-Columbian and other indigenous arts, sterling silver, musical instruments, fine porcelain, Bohemian glass, and Persian and modern carpets.


A Hans Wegner Ox chair and ottoman.
A Hans Wegner Ox chair and ottoman.
Estimate: $4,000–$6,000
A pair of Philip and Kelvin LaVerne bronze side tables, New York, 1960s.
A pair of Philip and Kelvin LaVerne bronze side tables, New York, 1960s.
Estimate: $4,000–$6,000

Asian Art

The Asian Art department will offer a single-owner collection of Chinese archaic jade and hardstone carvings ranging from bi discs to pendants and cong vessels. The highlight from this collection is a jade ‘dragon’ disc, possibly dated to the Eastern Zhou period (771–256 BCE). Another highlight is a Chinese folding screen inset with sixteen finely decorated underglaze blue porcelain plaques featuring various animals from the Republic period (1911–1949). Rounding out the sale is a sizable collection of Chinese porcelain jars and vases from the Estate of Reynold Tom of Piedmont, California.


Background: A Chinese folding screen inset with underglaze blue porcelain plaques. Foreground: A collection of Chinese archaic jade carvings from a single owner collection.
Background: A Chinese folding screen inset with underglaze blue porcelain plaques. Estimate: $3,000–$5,000; Foreground: A collection of Chinese archaic jade carvings from a single owner collection. Estimate: $8,000–$15,000

The Warehouse Auction

Clars’ Warehouse auction is set to showcase an eclectic range of art, prints, and photographs. Each month, we select paintings, prints, and sculptures in diverse styles from all over the world to offer with accessible estimates. The Warehouse boasts an affordably priced collection that encompasses modern and antique furniture and décor, silver, porcelain, glass, fashion, collectible toys, books, and indigenous arts.

The Asian Art Department presents a meticulously curated collection in our June Warehouse auction, including Japanese woodblock prints, ceramics, folding screens, and various decorative pieces. Additionally, our selection includes decorative Chinese furniture, jade and hardstone carvings, and ceramics from various periods.

Bidding for Clars’ June auctions is available by phone, absentee bid, live online at Live.Clars.com and through Liveauctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Clars Auction Gallery is located at 5644 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609.

Clars Auction Gallery is based in Oakland (CA) and is the largest full-service auction gallery in the Western United States. Clars Auction Gallery has been the chosen auction gallery of a number of institutions and distinguished private collectors across the country, including the Richard Mellon Scaife Estate, the Thomas J. Perkins Estate and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC).

In the last 5 years, Clars Auction Gallery has sold well over $150,000,000 of Fine Art, Furnishings, Jewelry, Vehicles and Collectibles and has set multiple new world auction records. Follow Clars on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

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