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Clarke August 1 Fine Art, Midcentury, Antiques & Collectibles Auction

The August 1st auction will consist of over 350 lots consigned from estates in the greater New York area including 510 Park Avenue, East 72nd St. and Riverside Drive, Manhattan; plus homes in Larchmont, New Rochelle and Bayside, NY; Greenwich and Westport, CT and Englewood, New Jersey.

FINE ART in this auction is highlighted by important American art including 4 drawings by Isaac Holtz, also works by William Humphrey, James Hart, Robert Phillips, John Whorf, Tod Lindenmuth and others; European works by Albert Andre, Rowland Holyoake and others; framed Indian miniatures, Old Masters, Disney cell, watercolors, prints, and more.

DECORATIVE ARTS highlights are Chinese bronzes, temple gongs and porcelains; E. Howard regulator clock; Asian ivories, carvings and jewelry; Art Deco clock garniture sets, French carriage repeater clock; Dresden porcelain pugs; African sculptures, possible Caldwell bronze chandelier, bronze figural lamps, porcelain plaques; mounted sawfish bill and more.

MID-CENTURY MODERN & CONTEMPORARY includes 3 rosewood bookcases, Willy Rizzo coffee table, mid-century chess set, pair of Scandinavian egg chairs, Florence Knoll bench, burl wood and brass desk, Danish modern, Springer vase, Kamer chandelier, set of 4 cowhide chairs, Murano lamps, brass and upholstered 2 piece chaise, and more.

ANTIQUES being sold August 1st include 19th century corner cabinet, two 19th century bow front chests, 18th century Italian chest, 4 French antique etched “4 seasons” doors, 19th century Georgian linen press, Louis XV style armoire, Regency server, oak dental cabinet, 19th century marble bench and chair, barristers bookcase, pair of chairs with birds’ heads, carved chair with lions’ heads, pair of neoclassical style curved back chairs, throne chair and more.

STERLING & SILVER LOTS lots include Tiffany tazza, English tray, 2 English lidded tureens, Gorham and other sterling flatware, Russian belt, jewelry, Carl Becker pitcher, Keller French sauce boat and more.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS include vintage designer handbags, 19th century percussion or flintlock pistol, Japanese military binoculars, New Guinea fetish figures and masks, 19th century cane handles, Edison phonograph with 24 rolls, leaded glass windows, beer steins, samplers, and much more.

Owner Ronan Clarke commented on this sale: “For collectors of the weird and wonderful, this is your sale.”

Onsite Previews will be held Saturday & Sunday July 30th & 31st and Monday, August 1st (day-of-sale) from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm at 2372 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY 10538. Clarke’s full catalogue can be viewed at

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