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, […]


Feb. 2014 – Chinese huanghuali furniture brings furious bidding

06 Jun

February 2014 While each of the categories performed beyond expectation, it was the Asian category that stunned both staff and crowd. Coming from The Gerber estate, were 14 lots of Chinese hardwood huanghuali furniture ranging from tables, to chairs, screens and cabinets. Overall, the lots offered in this collection carried pre-sale estimates of $1,000 to […]

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