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 […]


April 2016 – Newly Discovered Painting by Elliot Daingerfield Skyrockets

08 Jun

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, […]

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