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January 13th Fine Art & Antique Auction

by Clars Auction Gallery


610 lots | 604 with images

January 13, 2013

Live Auction

5644 Telegraph Avenue

Oakland, CA, 94609 USA

Phone: 1-510-428-0100

Fax: 1-510-658-9917

Email: info@clars.com

610 Lots
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Herb Ritts book group

Lot 6340: Herb Ritts book group

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Description: (lot of 5) Ritts, Herb. Five titles including signed copies of "Herb Ritts Pictures" and "Duo"

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Horst,

Lot 6341: Horst, "Form", Altadena; Twin Palms, 1992

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Description: Horst, "Form", Altadena; Twin Palms, 1992. First edition deluxe issues, 62/100 signed numbered copies in slipcase

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Book, George St. Martin, Boys will be Boys

Lot 6342: Book, George St. Martin, Boys will be Boys

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Description: St. Martin, George, "Les Garcons Seront Toujours Les Garcons". NY: Book Adventures, 1966. Rare French edition of "Boys Will Be Boys" printed on thicker paper.

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Photography & Gay Interest group

Lot 6343: Photography & Gay Interest group

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Description: (lot of approximately 20) Photography & Gay Interest. An archive of items on Joel-Peter Witkin and gay themes including a signed & inscribed copy of "Joel-Peter Witkin", Pasadena; Twelvetrees, 1985, with noted from Witkin and photo reproductions taped in. Also includes 11 "Little Blue Books", and more.

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(lot of 12) Books on California and Arizona history

Lot 6344: (lot of 12) Books on California and Arizona history

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Description: (lot of 12) Books on California and Arizona history, including; Phillips, D.L., "Letters From California". Springfield: Illinois State Journal. First edition, 1877, Beattie, George. "Heritage of the Valley: San Bernadino's First Century". Pasadena: San Pasqual Press, 1939. First edition, Chapman, Charles Edward "The Foundings of Spanish California, The Northwestward Expansion of New Spain 1687 - 1783". NY: Macmillan, 1916. First edition. Mclintock, James H. "Arizona; Prehistoric - Aboriginal - Pioneer - Modern; the Nation's Youngest Commonwealth Within a Land of Ancient Culture". Chicago

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Louis XVI pickled beechwood buffet a deux corps

Lot 6345: Louis XVI pickled beechwood buffet a deux corps

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Description: Louis XVI pickled beechwood buffet a deux corps, France circa 1890, the superstructure having a floral carved crest, above the two door case opening to the fixed plate glass shelves, the lower panelled case having wreath and swag detail, and rising on turned and tapered legs, 8'9'h x 4'6'w

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Gilt rimmed luncheon suite

Lot 6346: Gilt rimmed luncheon suite

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Description: (lot of 61) Gilt rimmed stemware and tableware service including; 8 red wines, 8 white wines, 8 champagnes, 8 cordials, 6 apertifs, 8 luncheon plates, and 8 dessert bowls with 7 undertrays

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English inlaid tall case clock

Lot 6347: English inlaid tall case clock

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Description: English inlaid tall case clock circa 1800, the hood with a pagoda top centered with an inlaid shell medallion, above the glazed tombstone door flanked by free standing reeded columns, and opening to the brass moon phase dial with Roman markers, the waist with oval stringing centering the panelled door and rising on shaped feet, signed C.S. (Sam) Clay, Gainsborough, 99"h x 19"w x 10"d

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Semi Antique Caucasian Kazak

Lot 6348: Semi Antique Caucasian Kazak

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Description: Semi Antique Caucasian Kazak, 5'5" x 9'11"

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Antique Persian Kashan

Lot 6349: Antique Persian Kashan

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Description: Antique Persian Kashan, 3' x 4'8"

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Antique Laristan Runner

Lot 6350: Antique Laristan Runner

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Description: Antique Laristan Runner, 2'7" x 5'6"

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Pair of antique Persian Lavar Kermans, 3' x 4'7

Lot 6351: Pair of antique Persian Lavar Kermans, 3' x 4'7" and 2'2" x 3'1"

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Description: Pair of antique Persian Lavar Kermans, 3' x 4'7" and 2'2" x 3'1"

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Persian Tabriz carpet, 6'9

Lot 6352: Persian Tabriz carpet, 6'9" x 4'6"

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Description: Persian Tabriz carpet, 6'9" x 4'6"

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(lot of 2) Empire Revival mahogany sideboard with server

Lot 6353: (lot of 2) Empire Revival mahogany sideboard with server

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Description: (lot of 2) Empire Revival mahogany sideboard with server, the sideboard having a mirrored back flanked with carved bulbous supports terminating at the seven drawer case with conforming pilasters and rising on carved compressed bun feet, 56"h x 84"w x 25"d, the server with a carved crest above the single blind drawer rising on baluster turned supports terminating at the lower tier 46"h x 42"w x 20"d

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Pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze candelabra

Lot 6354: Pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze candelabra

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Description: Pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze candelabra, the five lights modeled as flowering lilies, surmounting the naturalistic arms accented with polychrome decorated porcelain floral sprays above the handled urn form rouge marble standard rising on a fluted circular plinth, having cast bellflower reserves terminating on a footed base, 34''h x 10''w

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Continental style polychrome decorated tureen with undertray

Lot 6355: Continental style polychrome decorated tureen with undertray

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Description: Continental style polychrome decorated tureen with undertray, each with gilt floral sprays on a cobalt ground surrounding the floral and basket reserves, each marked Limoges China on base, tureen 9"h x 15"w, undertray 18"w

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Pakistani vegetable dyed Oushak carpet, 15'8

Lot 6356: Pakistani vegetable dyed Oushak carpet, 15'8" x 12'5"

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Description: Pakistani vegetable dyed Oushak carpet, 15'8" x 12'5"

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Pair of Neoclassical style gilt bronze mounted vitrines, each having a single door opening to the tufted silk interior surmounting t...

Lot 6357: Pair of Neoclassical style gilt bronze mounted vitrines, each having a single door opening to the tufted silk interior surmounting t...

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Description: Pair of Neoclassical style gilt bronze mounted vitrines, each having a single door opening to the tufted silk interior surmounting the crane form support continuing to the walnut burl serpentine base and rising on compressed bun feet, 26"h x 25"w x 9"d. Provenance: Property from the Estate of N. Lee & B. Herbst-Gruhn, San Francisco, CA

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Pair of Victorian style cobalt blue cut to clear glass lusters

Lot 6358: Pair of Victorian style cobalt blue cut to clear glass lusters

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Description: Pair of Victorian style cobalt blue cut to clear glass lusters, each adorned with prisms and rising on a circular base accented with star form reserves, 11"h

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German

Lot 6359: German "Troubador" music box

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Description: German "Troubador" music box, with a later custom made oak stand fitted with a single drawer holding six 8.75" discs (seven discs total), overall 11"h x 13.5"w x 13"d

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Pair of leather club chairs

Lot 6360: Pair of leather club chairs

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Description: Pair of leather club chairs, each with a contoured tufted back accented with brass nail head trim and covered in antiqued leather with outswept returns and rising on compressed feet, 36"h x 38"w x 32"d

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Oval patinated bronze coffee table

Lot 6361: Oval patinated bronze coffee table

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Description: Oval patinated bronze coffee table, depicting a group of migrating salmon continuing through the oval plate glass top and rising on a wave form base, 25"h x 55"w x 33"d

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Continental style fireside chair

Lot 6362: Continental style fireside chair

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Description: Continental style fireside chair, having a high camel back centered by the outswept arms and covered in antiqued leather accented with brass nail head trim and rising on stylized cabriole legs, 51"h x 27"w x 23"d

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American Victorian carved parlor chair

Lot 6363: American Victorian carved parlor chair

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Description: American Victorian carved parlor chair, executed in mahogany circa 1890, the high relief carved crest with figural mounts flanking the shield form crest and rising on paw feet, 46"h x 27"w x 27"d

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American Victorian marble top table

Lot 6364: American Victorian marble top table

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Description: American Victorian marble top table, Grand Rapids circa 1870, having an oval Carerra marble top above the turned walnut standard rising on stylized cabriole legs, 28"h x 28"w x 22"d

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Victorian style blown glass epergne

Lot 6364A: Victorian style blown glass epergne

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Description: Victorian style blown glass epergne, the crimson glass centerpiece having four floral form sprays conjoined at the brass fitter and flanked with three clear glass accents supporting the blown glass baskets and rising on a circular base, 21"h x 12"w

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Patinated bronze figural sculpture

Lot 6365: Patinated bronze figural sculpture

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Description: Patinated bronze figural sculpture, executed in the Art Deco taste, the young maiden dressed in traditional attire and gazing at her covered spherical urn, rising on a graduated marble base, 11.5"h

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Patinated bronze figural sculpture

Lot 6366: Patinated bronze figural sculpture

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Description: Patinated bronze figural sculpture, depicting a pig, its back leg tied to a post and rising on an oval plinth, 7"h x 11"l

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Continental style gilt bronze mounted tall chest of drawers

Lot 6367: Continental style gilt bronze mounted tall chest of drawers

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Description: Continental style gilt bronze mounted tall chest of drawers, the mansard crest surmounted with a marble top and having applied gilt bronze reserves above the eight drawer case flanked with marbled pilasters with figural capitals and rising on paw feet, 61.5"h x 36"w x 20"d

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†2002 Toyota Camry

Lot 6368: †2002 Toyota Camry

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Description: 2002 Toyota 4 door XLE V6 Camry, with approximately 38,000 miles

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Continental framed textile fragment

Lot 6369: Continental framed textile fragment

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Description: Continental framed textile fragment, possibly Spanish circa 1860, with heavy gold thread issuing floral sprays surrounded by a scallop decorated border and framed in a partial giltwood carved molding, overall 27.5"h x 55"w

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Fireplace fender and andirons

Lot 6370: Fireplace fender and andirons

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Description: Fireplace fender and andirons, the gilt fender with cup and urn mounts above the reticulated base accented with garland reserves, 14.5"h x 38"w x 14"d, together with baluster form andirons rising on inswept feet, 18"h

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Victorian gilt bronze figural decorated light fixture

Lot 6371: Victorian gilt bronze figural decorated light fixture

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Description: Victorian gilt bronze figural decorated light fixture, of triangular form with figural accents flanked with acanthus and scroll detail, (marked R. Johnston and numbered 1825) centering the spherical cut single light, 19'h x 17'w

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Framed sampler, Newtown 1839

Lot 6372: Framed sampler, Newtown 1839

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Description: Framed sampler, first half 19th century, executed by Susan J. Beers, Newtown, August 30, 1839 aged 10 years, having a floral decorated border surrounding the scenic depiction of architecture and nature, surmounted by the phrase ' Fairest flower all flowers excelling, Which in Milton's page we see, Flowers of Eve's embower'd dwelling, Are my fair one types of thee, But dear girl both flowers and beauty, Blossom fade and die away, then pursue good sense and duty, Evergreens which ne'er decay', sight 14.5"h x 19"w

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Persian Tabriz carpet

Lot 6373: Persian Tabriz carpet

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Description: Persian Tabriz carpet, Northwest Persian circa 1900, 12'9" x 18'9"

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Rococo style marble top tables

Lot 6374: Rococo style marble top tables

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Description: (lot of 2) Rococo style marble top tables, each having an inset variegated top above the carved apron rising on carved cabriole legs terminating on upswept feet, consisting of an occasional table 16"h x 25"w and a cocktail table 16"h x 58"w x 33"d

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Rococo style parlor suite

Lot 6375: Rococo style parlor suite

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Description: (lot of 3) Rococo style parlor suite, each having a relief carved surround flanking the quatrefoil back accented with brass nail head trim and rising on carved cabriole legs, consisting of two bergeres 45.5"h x 37"w x 27"d, and a settee 46"h x 84"w x 26"d

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Pair of Victorian style cobalt blue cut to clear glass lusters

Lot 6375B: Pair of Victorian style cobalt blue cut to clear glass lusters

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Description: Pair of Victorian style cobalt blue cut to clear glass lusters, each adorned with prisms and rising on a circular base accented with star form reserves, 11"h

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Victorian style art glass epergne

Lot 6375C: Victorian style art glass epergne

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Description: Victorian style art glass epergne, the four arm centerpiece executed in periwinkle glass and having a scalloped rim above the trumpet form body accented with applied floral banding and rising on a shaped base, 22"h x 13"w

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Continental style cobalt vase with gilt accents

Lot 6376: Continental style cobalt vase with gilt accents

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Description: Continental style cobalt vase with gilt accents, centered on either side by scenic reserves depicting Classical figures in period attire, bears gilt Dresden Germany mark on base, 14"h

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Pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted porcelain urns

Lot 6377: Pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted porcelain urns

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Description: Pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted porcelain urns, having a cobalt decorated body flanked with gilt bronze mounts and rising on a footed plinth, 20"h x 11"w

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Victorian style art glass epergne

Lot 6378: Victorian style art glass epergne

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Description: Victorian style art glass epergne, the four arm centerpiece executed in amber glass and having a scalloped rim above the trumpet form body accented with applied floral banding and rising on a shaped base, 22"h x 13"w

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American Victorian giltwood carved frame, New York

Lot 6379: American Victorian giltwood carved frame, New York

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Description: American Victorian giltwood carved and gesso frame, New York circa 1870, executed by Thomas A. Wilmurt, a noted New York frame maker, having a closed corner molding with floral and leaf reserves flanking the oval looking glass, (original label verso) overall 34"h x 30"w

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French Louis XV style giltwood carved trumeau mirror

Lot 6380: French Louis XV style giltwood carved trumeau mirror

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Description: French Louis XV style giltwood carved trumeau mirror, the rocaille carved crest above an oil on canvas depicting a courting scene, above the bevelled looking glass and framed in a burnished gilt molding accented with applied floral sprays, 88"h x 48"w

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Sligh Classical style step back bookcase

Lot 6381: Sligh Classical style step back bookcase

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Description: Sligh Classical style step back bookcase, the Furnlite illuminated case having adjustable shelves centered by the fluted pilasters terminating at the two drawer case, 71"h x 57"w x 21"d Provenance: Property from The RJ Collection at the San Francisco Design Center

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East Indian entry doors

Lot 6382: East Indian entry doors

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Description: East Indian entry doors, 19th century, the monumental doors with a relief carved crest flanked with stylized figural capitals surmounting the two hewn doors accented with hand wrought supports, the fasteners with quatrefoil backs and rising on relief carved footed supports, retains original hardware, overall 87"h x 64"w

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East Indian entry doors

Lot 6383: East Indian entry doors

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Description: East Indian entry doors, 19th century, the paint decorated doors with a relief carved crest flanked with stylized figural capitals surmounting the two hewn doors accented with hand wrought supports, the fasteners with diamond backs and rising on relief carved footed supports, retains remnants of the original surface, 87"h x 72"w

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Anglo-Indian dowry chest

Lot 6383A: Anglo-Indian dowry chest

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Description: Anglo-Indian dowry chest, 19th century, having hand-wrought strap hinges supporting the rectangular top, the handled case having rivet fastened supports centered with the rosette medallions and rising on wood casters, 38.5"h x 54"w x 31"d

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Patinated bronze figural sculpture of a rhino

Lot 6384: Patinated bronze figural sculpture of a rhino

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Description: Patinated bronze figural sculpture of a rhino, the realistic modelled body depicted in motion and in stalking pose, 44"h x 90"l x 25"d

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Patinated bronze figural sculpture

Lot 6384A: Patinated bronze figural sculpture

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Description: Patinated bronze figural sculpture, the life size sculpture depicting a mother pig, depicted in forraging pose and depicted in motion, 24"h x 48"l x 13"d

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