CLARS MAGNIFICENT MARCH AUCTION TO FEATURE RARE AND EXCEPTIONAL EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN COLLECTIONS PL Oakland, CA — Clars Auction Gallery’s March Antiques and Fine Art Sale will be richly diverse with exceptional European pieces and collections, a rare collection of rock ‘n roll photography by Jim Mar
the fine art, among the European highlights in this category will be Rheinlandschaft, a framed oil on canvas by Johann Gottfried Pullan (German, 1809-1875) and, attributed to Jan van Huchtenburg (Dutch, 1647-1733) will be his oil on panel entitled Battle Scene.
Significant California paintings consist of Maurice Braun’s (1877-1941) oil on canvas, Path Through Mountains; August Gay’s (1890-1948) picturesque oil on board, Untitled (Farm at Sunset/Hatton Ranch) and a Chinatown watercolor dated 1959 by Jake Lee (1915-1991).
American offerings include four photorealist still life oils on board by Charles S. Bell (American, 1935-1995) and a watercolor, Autumn Stream, 1888, by Jasper Cropsey (American, 1823-1900) (5-7K)
The Asian offerings will be particularly strong in March and will feature a selection of Japanese Meiji era ceramics, cloisonné ceramics and metalwork. In specific from the Meiji period will be a massive Imari-style covered urn measuring 30” high.
The jewelry category will round out this two-day event nicely with both exceptional jewelry and timepieces to be offered. Of note will be a lady’s diamond Cartier “Tank Aloongee” wristwatch created in 18k white gold.
Clars magnificent March 17th and 18th , 2012 Antiques and Fine Art sale brings to auction investment level opportunities in all categories. The Saturday session will begin @ 9:30am and the Sunday session start promptly at @ 10am. Previews for this sale will be Friday, March 16th from 1pm to 6pm and 9am Saturday and Sunday or by special appointment. A full catalog will be available online at www.clars.com prior to the sale.
For more information on this sale, please call (510) 428-0100, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at www.clars.com Clars Auction Gallery is located at 5644 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609.