Clars Auction Gallery to Present Initial Offering of the Thomas J. Perkins Estate plus the Private Collection of Allan Stone on September 17-18, 2016

12 Sep

Oakland, CA, 17 and 18 – September 2016 – On Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 18, 2016, Clars Auction Gallery will present property from several major investment level estates and collections with important pieces spanning fine art, jewelry decorative arts and furnishings and Asian art and antiques. Among the major estates to be presented […]


Rare William McCloskey Painting Achieves $216,000 at Clars’ July 2016 Sale

11 Aug

Oakland, CA, 16 and 17 – July 2016 – Clars Auction Gallery’s July 17th sale of Fine Art, Decorative Art Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art saw particular excitement when a rare painting by American tromp l’oell artist, William McCloskey (1859-1941) came up for bid. The oil on canvas titled Wrapped in Lemons on a Tabletop […]

Huanghuali dining suiteSold for $84,700June 19, 2016

Rare Chinese Automaton Triple Fusee Bracket Clock Plus Exceptional Asian Prices Fuel 2nd Highest Sale in Clars’ 44 Year History

05 Jul

Oakland, CA, 18 and 19 – June 2016 – On Saturday and Sunday, June 18th and 19th, 2016, Clars Auction Gallery hosted what would result in the firm’s second largest sale in their 44 year history. Over $3 million was realized throughout the course of the two-day event with Decorative Arts and exceptional Asian offerings […]


Painting by Elliot Daingerfield Found Concealed Inside a Mirror at Clars Auction Gallery

04 Apr

Oakland, CA, 14 – March 2016 – “You always hear about things like this, but seldom actually discover them!” said Redge Martin, President of Clars Auction Gallery, after the exciting discovery of a painting by Elliot Daingerfield (American 1859-1932) found hidden inside that backing of mirror right inside the gallery. It was Deric Torres, Vice […]


Very Rare Chinese Automaton Triple Fusee Bracket Clock Expected to Fetch Over $1 Million at Clars June 2016 Sale – Plus Important Huanghuali Furniture from the Gerber Estate

07 Jun

Oakland, CA, 18 and 19 – June 2016 – On Sunday, June 19th, Clars Auction Gallery will bring to market an very rare and beautiful Chinese AutomatonTriple Fusee Bracket Clock that has been conservatively estimated to achieve $800,000 to $1.2 million. “The market for these exceptional works has never been stronger and we are very […]

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