Clarke’s Auction features Sterling, Porcelain, Lighting, Fine Art, Carpets, Antiques, and Midcentury Modern

Clarke’s Monday May 18 Auction features American and European antique furniture, bronze candelabra and chandeliers, Midcentury Modern Design, vintage electronic arcade games, Sterling Silver from Gorham, Tiffany and others; lighting including a massive 19th C iron and gilt eagle chandelier; Meissen, Limoges, Dresden, Royal Doulton, Murano and more; a wide selection of semi-antique and antique Persian carpets; Fine Art and bronzes by listed artists.

Antiques
A 19th C. American slantfront desk, a pair of French washstands with great patina, a twin pedestal burlwood server; an Oak Harvest table with Sotheby’s provenance; an exceptional Campaign chest; a gateleg table; an ornate iron garden bench, a pair of three-part marble fonts as planters, Spanish Chairs, an Italian two-drawer trestle table and more being catalogued. Reproductions include pieces from Charak and Colonial Williamsburg.

Midcentury Modern Design
A Robsjohn-Gibbings coffee table with original label, a pair of rosewood Eames sidechairs with Herman Miller label, a Paul Evans Skyscraper coffee table, pieces from John Widdicomb and John Stuart, as well as midcentury lighting and decorative arts.

Lighting
A massive ornate black and gilt bronze eagle decorated antique American billiard light, a Austrian crystal chandelier, a gilt-metal basket-form chandelier with Murano shades and porcelain flowers, a signed Lalique chandelier, a 19th C. Bronze and Crystal chandelier, a tole chandelier with etched dome and jasperware plaques.

Decorative Arts
Highlights include a collection of vintage smoking accessories; equestrian leather goods, the colossal Buddha, porcelain and china such as Sevres urns, Meissen, Limoges, Dresden; Royal Doulton, Lalique, Rosenthal, oyster plates, Delft, Hutschenreuther; box collection including glass and crystal, Asian, Russian, and lacquer; bronze hardware, and a Meiji-period Bronze tiger.

Sterling Silver and Plate
Forty lots from a single owner, three generation collection of Gorham, Tiffany, Wallace flatware, Sterling holloware, and antique English sterling plus a .950 silver service.
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Fine Art
Includes oils from Kiev-born Barney Korotkin, an Old Master drawing, a 19th C. English oil by George Turner the Younger, oils from Gertrude Davis and Henry T Harvey oil, a 39″ signed Boschetti Roma bronze of Mercury; signed 1930’s prints from Lily Harmon and George Biddle, and more being catalogued.

Founder and owner Ronan Clarke notes that “Following closely upon the heels of our successful Sixth Fine Art Auction, this monthly general auction is packed with antiques, more fine art, china and porcelain, great lighting and several great midcentury modern pieces.”

Onsite Previews Sat-Sun-Mon, May 16-17-18, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm

For further information or consignments, please call Clarke at 914-833-8336 or visit its website at www.clarkeny.com

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