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Clarke Auction Monday March 10 – Pre-Columbian to Mid-Centurion (and everything in between)

LARCHMONT, NY – Clarke Auctions announces its end-of-winter sale with over 400 lots of fresh-to-market estate items from Stamford, Connecticut; Park and Fifth Avenues, New York; Teaneck, New Jersey; as well as the Greater New York region.

Known for Mid-century Modern, this Clarke sale will include Robesjohn Gibbings extension table; Paul Evans mixed metal coffee table; Paul McCobb cabinet, bed and side chairs; Roy Sheldon table; Kurt Ostervig bookcases; John Stuart Frankl design cork top end tables; Hans Wegner wall unit with drop-front desk; Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin swivel chairs; Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen Ant chairs; Eiffel Tower wire chairs; Dunbar brass and wood coffee table; a possibly Karl Springer parchment chest and offset mirror, and much more.

Other highlights include a mother and baby bronze by American scuptor Bessie Vonnoh; a large bronze of dogs by Louis Riche and great vintage paintings, including a mystery in a Newcomb-Macklin frame. Decorative arts include old Toby Jugs; Palissy Majolica; black mark Beleek, Waterford stemware; Sterling; Russian silver and enamel boxes; bronze dancing bear candelbra with inset shell finger bowls, possibly Russian; and vintage fur coats;

Pre-C? An estate from Fifth Avenue uncovered a collection of large pre-Columbian pottery figures.

Antique and traditional furnishings include massive carved French Doors with hardware and knobs; an antique Louis XVI bed, possibly period; a R.J. Horner mahogany bookcase; a Charak serpentine plant stand; antique and semi-antique Oriental carpets; an antique English Globe on stand; pairs of lamps; older stained glass chandeliers; crystal chandeliers; an antique Venetian mirror , and a vintage 44″ model of the yacht America

Founder and owner Ron Clarke notes “I was demented about matching the great mix of our February sale, but with over 400 lots drawn from 1000 square miles, I think that we’ve got an even more interesting sale – the great mid-century modern lots as usual, but stronger antique and decorative arts items. ”

Previews Saturday-Sunday March 8-9, Noon to 6:00 pm (Note Daylight Savings Sunday!)
Preview Day-of-Auction Monday March 10 2008 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Auction Start
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About Clarke Auction Gallery
Clarke Auction Gallery, Westchester’s Premier Auction Gallery, conducts catalogued sales monthly featuring distinctive fine and decorative arts, antiques, exceptional furniture, oriental rugs, sterling silver and mid-century modern. For further information, please contact us at (914)833-8336 or [email protected]