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Please join us November 12th & 13th for our

Spectacular November AUCTION

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Wayne Thiebaud (Californian, b. 1920), Pastel and graphite on paper, Landscape, 1965, 6.75”x 12.75”

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The October Auction was the best October sale in our history. We wish to thank all of our clients, both buyers and sellers, as well as our exemplary staff for making this possible!

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We are now inviting consignments of items for upcoming sales, including our Important February 2012 auction. Many fine pieces have already been consigned. Please contact our Specialists to consign your fine items We have made a small modification in our bidding structure and now will be using $25 increments starting at fifty dollars, instead of one hundred dollars. There are now bike racks installed in front of our building. We appreciate your paying for and picking up the items on which you successfully bid as soon as possible. Storage fees will commence after two weeks, whether the items have been paid for or not.

Designer fashions and accessories including Hermes, Chanel, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Cartier, Buccellati, Burberry, Prada and more

Auction Highlights MAIN GALLERY AUCTION: November 13th at 10 am SATURDAY GALLERY AUCTION: November 12th at 9:30 am Previews: November 11th 1 pm - 6 pm and Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 am or by appointment

Sunday Highlights: • American, Californian, and European Fine Art including Paintings, Photography, Works on Paper, Bronze Sculptures, including a Collection of David Roberts and related Egyptology fine prints • Historic hang-gliding photography by LeRoy Grannis including silver gelatin prints, negatives, and contact sheets • 18th, 19th and 20th Century European and American Furniture • Historic aviation memorabilia including Charles Lindbergh, the Hindenburg, and Amelia Earhart • Sterling Silver Flatware and Hollowware • Large Collection of Persian and other Antique and Newer Rugs • Fine Jewelry and Timepieces, including Tiffany, Patek Phillipe and Cartier • Quality Crystal, China, Porcelains • Asian Paintings, Ivory, Ceramics, Furniture, Coromandel Screens, Scholar’s Objects, Metalwork, Lacquer, Asian Jewelry, and Religious Works of Art • Large Collection of Ethnographic Pieces including African, Native American, New Guinea, and Eskimo Saturday Highlights: • Asian Paintings, Ceramics, Jade, Metalwork, Hardstone Carvings, Furniture, and Buddhist Works of Art • Extensive collection of Luxury Fashion, Designer Handbags and Accessories including Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel, Prada, Pucci, and others • Fine and Costume Jewelry • American and Continental Fine Art, plus a Collection of Marilyn Monroe photography and memorabilia • 19th and 20th Century European, Asian, and American Furniture, including contemporary Neiman Marcus furniture and decoratives • Assorted Silver, Ceramics, Crystal, and other Decoratives • Persian and other Rugs • Collectibles

The Staff of Clars Auction Gallery wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving! Upcoming Auction Schedule 2011

Dec 10th - 11th


January 14th - 15th February 18th - 19th March 17th - 18th April 14th - 15th May 19th - 20th June 16th - 17th July 14th - 15th August 11th - 12th September 8th - 9th October 6th - 7th November 10th - 11th December 8th - 9th

John Fery (American, 1859-1934), Oil on canvas, ‘’Black Feet Glacier, Glacier National Park,’’ 44’’ x 72’’

Eustace Ziegler (American, 18811969), Oil on canvas on wood, Sailing Boat at Sea, 38’’ x 31’’

Igor Tulpanov (Russian, b. 1939), Mixed media works on paper, Yiyikob Series, 1989, 14’’ x 12’’ (1 of 3 to be offered)

William Keith (Californian, 1838-1911), Oil on board, ‘’Springtime,’’ 14’’ x 19.75’’

Robert Wood (Californian, 1889-1979), Oil on canvas, ‘’High Sierras,’’ 25’’ x 30’’

Clyde Forsythe (American, 1885-1962), Oil on canvas, A Home Near Mount Jacinto at Twilight, 48’’ x 108’’

Marc Chagall (Russian/ French, 1887-1985), Color lithograph, ‘’The Blue Painter,’’ 1980

Robert Clunie (Californian, 1895-1984), Oil on canvas board, Big Pine, 1955, 18’’ x 28’’

Anton Mauve (Dutch, 1838-1888), Watercolor, Dutch Village Scene, 1876, 13.25’’ x 19.25’’

J.J. Enwright (American, 1911-2001), Oil on canvas, “A Maine Wharf”, 20”h x 26”

French Coastal Seascape, Oil on canvas, 1888, bears signature and date “Claude Monet ‘88” lower right, 13.1” x 16.1”w

Meyer Straus Gordon Onslow Ford (Californian, 1912-2003), Acrylic on paper mounted (Californian, 1831on canvas, Untitled, 36.2’’ x 71.6’’ 1905), Oil on board, Moonlight on the Bayou, 8.5’’ x 5.25’’ (1 of 2 to be offered)

David Howard Hitchcock (American, 1861-1943), Oil on canvas, A View of a Hawaiian Valley, 1924, 20’’ x 24’’

Pierre Marie Brisson (French, b. 1955), Oil on canvas, printed paper collage, and tempera on plaster, Untitled Fresco, 1993, approx. 18.5’’ x 624”

Attributed to Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), Colored pencil/crayon on paper, Untitled, 11”h x 8.5”

Aldro T. Hibbard (American, 18861972), Oil on canvas, ‘’Rockport Harbor, Maine’’, 1942, 25’’ x 30’’

Adolphus George Broomfield (Canadian, 1906-1992), Oil on board (double sided), Winter Snow Scene (Landscape with Birches), 10.5”h x 13.75”w (1 of 2 to be offered)

Alfred E. A. Montgomery (Californian, 18571922), Oil on canvas, Still Life with Corn, 60”h x 38”


Peppino Mangravite (American, 1896-1978), Oil on canvas, Music on the Rooftops, 45’’ x 32’’

Friedensreich Hundertwasser (Austrian, 1928-2001), Portfolio of ten screenprints, ‘’Regentag,’’ 1971-72, 21.5’’ x 28.5’’

Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965), Oil on canvasboard, ‘’Afternoon Landscape,’’ 1963, 22’’h x 28’’w

Geoffrey Chandler (Californian, 20th century), Acrylic on canvas, “Celestial Panorama,” 1977, 33” x 47.5”

David Marty (American, b. 1951), Oil on canvas, “No Gas,” 20” x 16”

Victor Edades (Filipino, 1895-1985), Watercolor, “Fontainebleau,” 1937, 14.5” x 10”

Jonathan Green (American, b. 1955), Oil on canvas, ‘’Too Many Secrets (Patsy Cline),’’ 1995, 5’’ x 7’’

Imogen Cunningham (Californian, 1883-1976), Gelatin silver print, Girl and Mimosa, 1959, 7.75’’ x 7.75’’

Rafael Schuster-Woldman (German, 1870-1951), Oil on canvas, Portrait of Two Women, 44’’ x 32.25’’

Richard Pettibone (Californian, b. 1938), Mixed media on vintage postcard, Untitled (1962), 5.25’’ x 3.5’’

Sherril Schell (American, 18771964), Gelatin silver print, Profile of Elizabeth Wilbur, 1934, 6’’ x 6’’

Bruce Nelson (Californian, 1888-1971), Oil on canvas, ‘’Scene from Campus (Stanford University),’’ 15.5’’ x 19.5’’

Théodule Ribot (French, 1823-1891), Oil on canvas, “Le Chat Malade”, 22.10” x 18.4”

Andy Warhol (American, 19281987), Color offset lithograph, “Liz,” 1966, 23”h x 22.5”

Jean Cocteau Miguel Covarrubias (2) Mel Ramos (3) Milton Greene James Abbot McNeill Whistler Einar From James Coignard Stanton MacDonald Wright Ansel Adams Albert Renger-Patzsch Adam Clark Vroman (3) Leroy Grannis Frederick Hart Bennett Brothers (4) Lowell Nesbitt Georges Clairin David Kelly (3) Tim Solliday

Brett Weston (Californian, 1911-1993), Gelatin silver print, “Rock, Point Lobos”, 1948, 9.5”h x 7.75

Elizabeth Catlett (American, b. 1915), Bronze sculpture, ‘’Cabeza Contando,’’ 1968, 7.25’’h

George Houston (British, 18691947), Oil on canvas, Early Spring, 28’’ x 36’’

Petrus Kiers (Dutch, 1807-1875), Oil on panel, Portrait of a Lady, 10.75” x 8.5”

.999 silver sculpture “Timeless Inn ocence” by Ramon Parmenter, 18”h x 24”w x 12”d, 8/50, 528 troy oz.

Richard MacDonald (Californian, b. 1946), Bronze sculpture, ‘’Elena Study II,’’ 2003, 31.25’’h

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, Landscape, attributed to Huang Binhong (Chinese, 1864-1955), sight: 30”h x 16.5”w, overall: 69”h x 23.5”w

Chinese Coromandel twelve panel screen, Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century, depicting figures in a pavilion complex reversed by a bird-and-flower scene, overall: 108”h x 234”w

Chinese massive eight panel mother-of-pearl inlaid hardwood screen with reticulated bird-and-flower panels, each 108’’h x 22’’w Assortment of Chinese table decorations and scholar’s objects

Collection of Chinese porcelains decorated in blue-and-white and polychrome enamels

Selection of Chinese ivory carvings, including scholar’s items and decorative figures

Chinese Manchu gilt couched blue ground dragon robe (jifu), 82.25’’w x 58’’h

Chinese mammoth ivory tusk carved with immortals and joyous children in landscape, 54.75’’w

Chinese huanghuali side table (tiao an) with a floral carved apron, Qing dynasty, 32.5’’h x 42’’w x 13.125’’d Collection of early aviation memorabilia, including Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg, photographs, autographs and a medal

Circa 1900 postcards

Collection of violins, including a labeled Lorenzo Storioni, J.N. Aschow, and a Francois Nicolas Violin bow

Collection of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia and photographs

Collection of Ethnographic art including African, New Guinea, Eskimo, and Native American

Porter Blanchard ‘’Oslo’’ sterling silver table service for twelve

Papal illuminated vellum document, circa 1600, with Vatican, Naples and Spanish cartouches

Continental silver hollowware and flatware including German .800 stems and beakers

George Nelson for Herman Miller marshmallow sofa, 30’’h x 51’’w x 30’’d

Collection of Mid-Century furniture, including a Warren McArthur Arizona Biltmore table, Dorothy Draper and Gio Ponti Chairs

George Nakashima walnut live edge slab coffee table commissioned in 1963, 13’’h x 32’’w x 69’’l

Exotic wood studio desk, executed by Clifford Worlin, 68’’h x 90’’w x 39’’d

Antique Karajeh Heriz circa 1910, 13’2’’ x 8’7’’

Russian Neoclassical style gilt bronze and malachite center table, 35’’h x 43’’w

Italian paint decorated chest of drawers, 18th Century, 34”h x 46”w x 23”d

American copper bull weathervane, circa 1880, 27”h

Collection of clocks, including a French wall clock, 27”h x 23”w; mantle clocks, tall case clocks, and a clock tower face, 58.5”h x 58.5”w

Selection of garden statuary and bronze fountains

Rococo Revival laminated rosewood armchair circa 1850, 44’’h x 26’’w

Venetian Blackamoor statue, with pedestal, overall 60”h Challen, baby grand piano, retailed by Harrods, London, 52”l























A Braided M. Buccellati 18k yellow gold necklace B Fourteen strand multi color tourmaline faceted

briolette bead necklace. Diamond accented clasp of 14k white gold

C Platinum and diamond TIFFANY ‘’Heart’’ pendant and diamonds by the yard necklace D Diamond necklace of 18k yellow gold, having (166) round diamonds weighing 4.69 cts

E Diamond dangle earrings in 18k yellow gold, having a total of (140) round diamonds weighing 3.62 cts

F Diamond solitaire earrings of platinum, total weight 4.23 cts

J High domed ruby cabochon and diamond ring of 14k

yellow gold, accented with (6) marquise cut and (20) round mixed cut diamonds. Total diamond weight 2.15 cts

K Diamond elongated navette crowned ring in platinum over 14k yellow gold, having (1) cushion, (4) Swiss, (31) mixed Swiss, single and full cut diamonds

L Ruby and diamond Retro Crawford covered bracelet wristwatch of 14k rose and yellow gold

M Lady’s Piaget Polo quartz wristwatch of 18k yellow gold. Ref. #15201 C701. Serial #437517

N Diamond ring of 18k white gold, having a round center diamond weighing 7.08 cts, accented by round and baguette cut diamonds weighing 3.00 cts.

G Diamond Baume & Mercier covered wristwatch in 14k

O Diamond cluster set platinum dinner ring, having (5) old

H Diamond bracelet of 14k white gold, set with (560)

P Diamond ring of platinum, featuring an old European cut

yellow gold, having (77) diamond accents weighing 2.70 cts round diamonds weighing 14.00 cts

I Lady’s star sapphire and diamond ring of platinum,

featuring a high-domed star sapphire cabochon and (2) diamond accents

mine to transitional European brilliant cut and (14) round full cut diamonds diamond weighing 1.69 cts and (6) diamond accents

Q Diamond TIFFANY & CO Peretti ring of platinum, set with

(1) round brilliant cut diamond weighing 0.20 ct (Tiffany diamond certificate stating: D color, VVS1 clarity) and one band ring with (9) diamonds

R Diamond solitaire ring of 18k yellow gold, featuring an old European cut diamond weighing 1.76 cts

S Lady’s diamond Eastern Star cluster ring of 14k white gold, having (41) baguette and round full cut diamonds

T Purple sapphire and diamond ring of 18k yellow gold, having (1) cushion cut puple sapphire and (16) round diamond accents

U Gentleman’s President ROLEX Oyster Prepetual Day-Date wristwatch of 18k yellow gold

V PATEK PHILIPPE blue dial wristwatch W Gentleman’s ROLEX Datejust Oyster Perpetual stainless steel wristwatch. Model #116234

X Gentleman’s Panerai Radiomir 8 Days wristwatch of stainless steel

Y Lady’s diamond President ROLEX Datejust wristwatch in 18k yellow gold

Z Open face PATEK PHILIPPE pocket watch of platinum. No 812275. 09Case 412076

November Brochure 2011  

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