Gillows of Lancaster Regency

12 May

Robert Gillow began making furniture around 1730, some 20 years before Thomas Chippendale, and developed first a national and then an international reputation as a supplier of quality furniture to the upper middle classes, the landed gentry, and the aristocracy. The company won commissions to furnish and decorate public buildings in Australia, South Africa, India, […]

Daniel Chester French (American, 1850-1931), Maquettes for the Richard Morris Hunt Memorial (New York, NY), pair of bronze sculpture 12.25”h

Clars to offer rare pair of bronze Allegorical Maquettes

11 May

Richard Morris Hunt (1827-1895) was one of the most influential and prominent American architects of the 19th century, “Gilded Age”. His work was extensive and included many well-known New York City buildings such as the facade and Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum, the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, and many Fifth Avenue grand mansions for the elite, affluent American families […]

Baccarat hand painted and ormolu mounted centerpiece, dated 1868, and retains original B. Nathan Co. SF retailers label Provenance: Trotter's Antiques (Pacific Grove, CA)

Clars to Represent Trotter’s Antiques

08 May

Clars Auction Gallery is proud to announce that they have been selected by the Trotter family of Pacific Grove and Carmel, CA, to represent the entire inventory of Trotter’s Antiques to the global market beginning on May 31, 2015, and continuing for several months thereafter.  After over five decades of continued operation, Mrs. Trotter has […]


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