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Clars Auction Gallery

Auction Info

Auction Name
Jewelry, Furniture, Art, Asian Art Auction
Auction Date
06/20/2021 - 06/20/2021
Sale Number
#62021
Total Lots
59
Sold Lots
37
Lots Sold
62.71%
Unsold Lots
22
Total Sales (USD)
40,202.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
28,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
44,700.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
54,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
86,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
46.42%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
7518 Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

Le Cheval Vert

1973 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,875.00
7510 Tomio Kinoshita (Japanese, 1923-2004)

Two Heads

1969 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,550.00
7492 Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914-1998)

Artichoke Picker

1971 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 3,575.00
7519 Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

Le Peintre Devant le Village I

1969 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,925.00
7514 (lot of 3) Erte (French, 1892-1990)

Aries, Aquarius and "Capricorn,"

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,430.00
7498A Howard B. Schleeter (American, 1903-1976)

Evening Soliloquy

1949 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,300.00
7494 After Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Warhol, The Tate Gallery

1971 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,235.00
7513 Victor Vasarely (French/Hungarian, 1906 - 1997)

Untitled

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,170.00
7515 Fernand Leger (French, 1881-1955)

Nature Morte aux Fruits

1948 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,105.00
8599 Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)

Ink Splashed Landscape

1973 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,105.00
8601 Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)

Gibbon

1974 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,040.00
7528 John Sexton (American, b. 1953)

Corn Lily, Upper Rock Creek, California

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 975.00
7521 (lot of 2) Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Crucifixion (Christ of Gala)

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 910.00
7491 Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914-1998)

Strawberry Pickers

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 845.00
7500 Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano (Italian/American, 1898-1970)

Sphynx

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 845.00
7522 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Kingdom

1979 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 845.00
8600 Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)

Portrait of a Lady

1975 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 845.00
7506 (lot of 2) Gustavo Montoya (Mexican, 1905-2003)

Muneca and "Musicos,"

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 780.00
7511 Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1997)

Resting Dog

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 780.00
7486 Paul Wonner (American, 1920-2008)

Piece of Cheese

1992 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 715.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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