VICTORIAN COLLECTORS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY VIE FOR RARE POTTIER AND STYMUS DINING SUITE AT CLARS J Oakland, CA — While July can routinely a quiet month for auctions, this was not the case at Clars Sunday, July 15th, 2012 sale which saw spirited bidding from major Victorian collectors worldwide on a
Carolina art. The second top seller in this category was another contemporary work by California artist, Raimond Staprans (b. 1926). Selling for solidly over estimate, his framed oil on canvas, Triple Boats, earned an impressive $14,220.
Overall, the top seller of the auction were diamonds by Tiffany and Co. A stunning Tiffany & Co. Lucinda cut solitaire diamond ring in platinum, set with a cut cornered square mixed cut diamond, weighing 2.16 cts H color, VVS2 clarity, sold for $24,885.
For complete information on Clars July 14th, and 15th, 2012 Fine Art and Antiques Sale, please visit www.clars.com, call (510) 428-0100 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clars next sale will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12, 2012. Preview for this sale will be Friday, August 10th from 1pm to 6pm and 9am each auction day. A complete catalog will be available online one week prior to the sale.
Bidding for Clars auctions is available in person, by phone, absentee and live online @ www.clars.com, and through www.liveauctioneers.com. Clars Auction Gallery is located at 5644 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609.