Tag Archives: February

Monumental Japanese Meiji period cloisonné vase exhibited at the 1893 Worlds Columbian Exhibition, Chicago and 1894 Midwinter Exposition, San Francisco Provenance: Spenger’s Fish Grotto Collection, Berkeley, CA

News on the Spenger’s Auction

19 Jan

KRON4 The Bay Area’s Local News Station San Francisco Chronicle Spenger’s is closed, but its artifacts live on through fame, memories, and auction The Antiques Trade Gazette Monumental Meiji vase ‘rediscovered’ in a Californian restaurant comes to auction East Bay Times Spenger’s auction to include ‘missing’ century-old Japanese Meiji era vase FOX2 KTVU 5KPIX CBS […]

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The Spenger Diamond

16 Jan

The Spenger Diamond February 17th, 2018 Clars is proud to be offering the incredible Spenger Diamond.  A 34.28 cts. old mine-cut diamond ring. The rare and unusually large Natural Fancy Light Yellow Diamond was acquired by Spenger in 1960. Frank Spenger Sr. would carry it in a specially tailored pocket to show patrons at the bar. After his […]

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Newly Discovered Monumental Japanese Cloisonne Vase from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair Comes to Auction

07 Jan

Coming to Auction Sunday, February 17th Oakland, CA – For over 100 years, a monumental 8-foot Japanese cloisonné vase reigned as the centerpiece in the main dining room of Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto in Berkeley (CA), one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s oldest and most beloved restaurants. And, for over 100 years, no one was […]

TIFFANY STUDIOS VENETIAN TABLE LAMP CIRCA 1910

Tiffany Studios Venetian Lamp Soars to $102,000

01 Mar

Tiffany Studios Venetian Lamp Soars to $102,000 & New Fine Art World Record Set for Paul Sawyier at Clars Oakland, CA – 24 & 25 – February 2018 Clars Auction Gallery’s February Important Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art Auction drew high profile and investment level collectors, celebrities and global bidders for […]

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