Clarke Auction’s Boston Post Road Grand Opening Auctions

On Monday, September 13th at 6:00 pm, Clarke Auction will again open its doors for Part Two of its Two-Day Grand Opening Celebration. After twelve successful years in a leased location in Larchmont, Clarke Auction recently purchased and completely renovated its new building, a cavernous space on the village’s historic Boston Post Road.

Antique highlights will be a 19th C. Chippendale Style Chest on Chest, another 19th C. Chest on Chest with inlay, an arched top and great patina; a pair of magnificent two-door bookcases, probably of French origin; a 19th Cent Marquetry Inlaid Chest with beautiful inlay with side pull outs and a lift top, a 19th C. Bonnet Top Secretary with Star Inlay, a pair of Napoleon III Gilt Decorated Side Chairs, a 19th C. Regency Mahogany Side Cabinet, and a paint-decorated Italian Commode with serpentine Front.

Micentury Modern Design standouts are a Wormley Teak Cabinet with Natzler Hardware; Dunbar Modernist Line Brass and Tile Tables; a Set of Two Dunbar Asian-style cabinets; a Dunbar Midcentury Wall Mounted Multi-Section Cabinet, a Lurcat Printed Tapestry, a pair of pearlescent Midcentury PACE Swivel Chairs, a set of three Vladimir Kagan Lucite-framed Upholstered Chairs, a Franz & Sons sofa, a Midcentury Cabinet Raised on Metal Feet with Leather Decoration, an older Noguchi Black Painted & Glass Top Coffee Table, a signed Peter Max lamp, and Lamps, possibly by James Mont.

Estate Sterling and Silver includes a large Georg Jensen Sterling Tray, Jensen Serving pieces, vintage Jensen Jewelry, Irish and English Georgian Sterling Salvers and Teapot; Tiffany Platters and Serving Pieces, Judaic Silver, a c.1860 Russian Footed Cup, a magnificent and heavy Midcentury Modern French Sterling Flatware Service for Twelve; and pieces still being catalogued as this goes to press.

A selection of Gold and Silver Jewelry with stones such as vintage Georg Jensen , 14k Gold Rings with Diamonds and other stones, and Navaho and Zuni silver with turquoise including a squash blossom necklace will also be available.

Handmade Estate Carpets such as a Persian figural example, a 19th C Agra carpet, an oversized Kirman, several Tribal Carpets, and others being catalogued.

A highly decorative Richard Ginori tall pedestal is another highlight of this sale.

Of special interest is an early 19th Century map of the world after the voages of Cook, nicely present and framed.

Lighting highlights are a six-foot high Duffner & Kimberly Floor Lamp & Shade from a Yonkers estate, two Steuben Aurene Table Lamps, a signed Auguste Moreau Art Nouveau Bronze Lamp, a Signed Edgar Brandt lamp base, and more being unpacked as this is published.

We’ve just officially moved into the new building and have saved our best art and pieces for our Grand Opening Auctions,” said Ronan Clarke. “Between our Opening Reception Saturday Night, Our Eighth Fine Art Auction on Sunday, and Monday’s great Estate Auction, I know it’s going to be a tremendous three days.”

Clarke will be auctioning these estates Monday September 13th at 6:00 pm. Full onsite previews at its new 2372 Boston Post Road building will take place Friday 12 noon to 8:00 pm, Saturday, 12 noon to 9:00 pm, and Sunday, 12 noon to 2:00 pm. For full details about the Day One Eighth Fine Art Auction on September 12th or this auction on Monday September 13th, please visit www.ClarkeNY.com or call 914-833-8336

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