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Clarke’s Summer Inaugural Auction

LARCHMONT, NY, – On Monday June 30, Clarke’s final auction of the spring season will again offer 400+ lots, with fine art and antiques drawn from a single owner Westchester estate and additions from homes in Rowayton, Central Park West and Roslyn Long Island.

Fine art includes paintings and sculpture by or attributed to Maurice Sterne, Jean Degottex, Gabriel Dauchot, Nina Balaban, Charles Burdick, Andre Derain, Paul Cezanne, Sergio De Castro, Betty Schlemm, Jorge Noceda Sanchez, Ford Beckman, Valfred Thelin, James Arthur O’Connor, and Francis Tailleux, some with Galerie Cardo origins. Also intriguing are a fine 1911 color drawing of a Southwest Indian signed McKinley, a period oil portrait on copper of John Milton, a 18th C. oil attributed to Pier Leone Ghezzi and a drawing attributed to Frans Van Mieris.

Highlights also include a pair of massive patinated Foo lions; carved antique marble and limestone figures; antique carved wooden statues, possibly 16th C.; polychrome figures, and antique bronzes including a classical archangel on plinth.

Furniture includes 18th C. French and Spanish furniture, 18th -19th C. mahogany and American antiques and highly decorative carved, veneered and marble-topped pieces.

Decorative arts includes a pair of French bronze girondelles, possibly Baccarat; 19th C. bronze candelabra; pairs of giltwood pedestals; 18th C. and earlier polychrome and carved wooden figures; Tiffany clock; gilt and embossed antique leather panels, Limoges services and sterling silver.

Finally, Midcentury Modern, a Clarke speciality, includes works by or attributed to Raymond Loewy, John Stuart, Moreddi and the potter Beatrice Wood.

Owner Ron Clarke comments “As a result of our recent Fine Art Auction’s success, we’ve secured for this general auction a great collection that rivals in quality the art of our May auction. But we’ve also got 340 additional lots of great furniture and decorative arts, making this one of our strongest and deepest sales of recent years.”

Previews available on Saturday June 28, noon to 6:00 pm and Monday, day-of-sale, June 30 from 2:00 pm to auction start.

Clarke’s catalogue is available online at www.ccauctiongallery