Clars Auction Gallery July Jewelry Auction

Auction Details

July 2011 will be quite the exciting month at Clars Auction Gallery as they gear up for an outstanding two-day Fine Arts and Antiques Auction and a special Classic Vehicle Auction. The Fine Arts and Antiques Auction will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 9th and 10th followed by the Classic Vehicle Sale on Tuesday, July 12th.



Turning first to the Saturday and Sunday sale, the art, Asian and furnishing offerings will be exceptional.



The art category will be highlighted by Modele Avec Rythme Couleur, a 1928 gouache by Sonia Delaunay (French, 1885-1979). Among the other European works to be offered will be Through the Wall, a portfolio of color lithographs by Ernest Neizvestny (Russian, b. 1926); Spring Landscape an oil on canvas by Hungarian painter Laszlo Medyanszky (1852-1919; a color lithograph entitled Painter with Hat by Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) and Cappelli al Vento, an oil on canvas by Italian artist Nino Caffe (1909-1975).



American art offerings will include a several California artists. The Arena Scene from Quo Cadis, an oil on canvas from A.D.M. Cooper (California, 1856-1924) will be offered as will a lovely landscape by George Demont Otis (California, 1879-1962) entitled Stalwart Oak. On the more whimsical side and highly collectible will be a drawing on newsprint entitled Pig Pen by none other than beloved Charles Schulz (American, 1922-2000).



An exceptional selection of bronzes, contemporary to classic, will also highlight this category. From Pierre Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879) will be Taureau Normande will be offered as will The Warrior by Charles Henry Humphriss (American, 1867-1934). On the contemporary side, from American sculptor/artists Ronald Mallory, (American, b. 1939) a striking plexiglass sphere entitled Diffused Mercury will interest modern collectors.



The antique furniture offerings won’t disappoint collectors. A George C. Shreve, San Francisco tall case clock, circa 1900, will be a highlight as will a pair of Beidermeier arm chairs, circa 1830 and a French Art Nouveau corner cabinet circa 1895.



In decoratives, A Rookwood Iris vase executed by Sara Saz, 1903, will be bring strong dollars as likely will cameo glass vases by Emile Galle, a KPM polychrome decorated plaque and The Friendship Egg by Theo Faberge, numbered “150” from an edition of 250. There will also be strong sterling offerings from maker such as Georg Jensen, Shreve & Company and Baltimore Silversmiths.



Special collections in this sale will include a selection of Native American blankets, baskets and kachinas and an 1897 Illustrated Atlas of Sonoma County California which is part of a selection of books to be offered.



Turning to the exciting Asian category, Clars’ July sale will feature a Chinese enameled porcelain plaque attributed to Wang Qi (Chinese, 1884-1942) Heijing & student, Republic Period. Also to be offered will be a set of Chinese soapstone figural carvings of the eighteen luochan, an assortment of ivory carvings and scholar’s object and a Chinese reverse glass painting in a gilt Chippendale style frame, Qing Dynasty.



From Japan, will be a Japanese wakizashi (short sword) in matching fittings and a pair of Japanese patinated bronze vases, Meiji period.



And now, prepare to be dazzled by the diamonds, emeralds and sapphires in the jewelry category. A diamond side hinged 18k yellow gold bangle bracelet set with 54 round full cut diamonds would be the perfect accent for the diamond solitaire ring featuring a cornered rectangular modified brilliant cut diamond weighing 4.26 cts. Or perhaps something more understated such as the thirty strand Tiffany & Co. coil necklace executed in 18k yellow gold is more to your liking.



Whatever your taste or your passion and interest, Clars’ July sale will have something to captivate all collectors. — even classic cars and vehicles because on Tuesday, July 12th, Clars will host an exceptional classic vehicle auction featuring the life-long collection of a major San Francisco Bay Area Collector. Over 80 classic vehicles, from a 1929 Cadillac Series 341-B Roadster to a 1938 Pierce Arrow Model Travelodge Trailer will be sold on behalf of the bankruptcy trustee.



Clars July Fine Art and Antiques Sale will be held on will be held Saturday, July 9th @ 9:30am and Sunday, July 10th @ 10am. Previews for this sale will be Friday July 8th from 1pm to 6pm and 9am each auction day and by special appointment. A full catalog will be available online at www.clars.com prior to the sale. The catalog is also available online at www.icollector.com.



Clars Classic Vehicle Auction will be held Tuesday, July 12th at Clars Auction Gallery. Preview for this sale will be held on Sunday, July 10th, 3pm to 7pm and Monday, July11th, 9am to 6pm. The preview will be held off-site where the collection is being housed. For information on previewing this collection, please contact Clars directly at (510) 428-0100.
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6252Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6253Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6254Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6255Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6256Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6257Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Portfolio of color lithographs, Ernest Neizvestny6258Portfolio of color lithographs, Ernest Neizvestny
Portfolio of color lithographs, ''Through the Wall - Ernest Neizvestny,'' 1990, by Ernest Neizvestny (Russian, b.1926), suite features: ''Man Through
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6258ATen Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6259Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6260Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6261Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6262Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch6263Ten Works on Paper, Boris Deutsch
(lot of 10) Unframed works on paper, Abstracts, Portraits, Figures, and Landcapes by Boris Deutsch (Californian, 1892-1978), most signed and dated, 19
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Aquatint, Orpha Klinker, Shadows in the Dell6264Aquatint, Orpha Klinker, Shadows in the Dell
Unframed aquatint, ''Shadows in the Dell,'' by Orpha Mae Klinker (Californian, 1891-1964), pencil signed ''Orpha Klinker'' lower right, pencil numbere
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Linocut, Hans Burkhardt, Still Life6265Linocut, Hans Burkhardt, Still Life
Unframed linoleum cut on blindstamped paper, Still Life, 1971, by Hans Gustav Burkhardt (Californian, 1904-1994), pencil signed and dated ''H. Burkhar
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Etching, Kathe Kollwitz, Frauenkopf6266Etching, Kathe Kollwitz, Frauenkopf
Unframed soft ground etching, ''Frauenkopf,'' circa 1905, by Kathe Kollwitz, blindstamp of A. von der Becke at lower right, image: 9''h x 5.5''w, pape
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Etching, Kathe Kollwitz, Mutter mit Kind6267Etching, Kathe Kollwitz, Mutter mit Kind
Unframed etching and aquatint, ''Mutter mit Kind auf dem Arm,'' 1910, by Kathe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945), with the blindstamp of A. von der Becke a
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Etching, Kathe Kollwitz, Self Portrait6268Etching, Kathe Kollwitz, Self Portrait
Unframed etching,''Selbstbildnis'' (Self Portrait), 1912, by Kathe Kollwitz (German 1867-1945), with the blindstamp of A. von der Becke lower right, i
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Lithographs, after Joan Miro, Derrier Le Miroir6269Lithographs, after Joan Miro, Derrier Le Miroir
Booklet of original lithographs as published in ''Derrier Le Miroir,'' No. 186. June 1970, after Joan Miro, overall: 15''h x 11.25''w
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Lithographs, Henri Matisse, Derriere Le Miroir6270Lithographs, Henri Matisse, Derriere Le Miroir
Booklet of original lithographs as published in Derriere Le Miroir No. 46. May 1952, by Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954), overall: 15.25''h x 11.25''
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Etchings, Luigi Lucioni, Late Shadows6271Etchings, Luigi Lucioni, Late Shadows
(Lot of 2) Unframed etchings, ''Late Shadows,'' and ''Pattern of Trees,'' by Luigi Lucioni (Italian, 1900-1988), edition of 250, pencil signed ''Luigi
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Color Etching, Salvador Dali, King Solomon6272Color Etching, Salvador Dali, King Solomon
Unframed color etching, ''King Solomon'' from ''Song of Songs of Solomon'', by Salvador Dali, pencil signed ''Dali'' lower right, pencil numbered ''23
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Painting, James Guilford Swinnerton, Saguaros6273Painting, James Guilford Swinnerton, Saguaros
Unframed oil on board, Saguaros at Sunset, by James Guilford Swinnerton (Californian, 1875 - 1974), signed ''Swinnerton'' lower right, overall: 12.25'
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Etching, Jules Pascin, Tableau de Paris6274Etching, Jules Pascin, Tableau de Paris
Unframed etching, ''Tableau de Paris,'' after Jules Pascin (French, 1885-1930), image: 10''h x 8''w, paper: 12.5''h x 9.25''w
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Prints, Roy Lichtenstein, As I Opened Fire6275Prints, Roy Lichtenstein, As I Opened Fire
(Set of 3) Unframed color offset lithograph triptych, ''As I Opened Fire,'' 1966, by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), unsigned, published by St
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Color Etching, Keiko Minami, Orange Bird Flying6276Color Etching, Keiko Minami, Orange Bird Flying
Unframed color etching, Orange Bird Flying Over Castle, by Keiko Minami (Japanese, 1911-2004), ''epreuve d'artiste'' lower left, signed ''Keiko Minami
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Color Etching, Keiko Minami, Bird Perched6277Color Etching, Keiko Minami, Bird Perched
Unframed color etching, Bird Perched on a Blossom with Fish, by Keiko Minami (Japanese, 1911-2004), ''epreuve d' artiste'' lower left, signed ''Keiko
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Etching, Giovanni Battista Piranesi6278Etching, Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Unframed hand-colored etching, ''A. Framm.to di stucco, cavato dalla volta...'' (A Fragment of stucco fallen from the vault...), 1756, after Giovanni
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Film poster, Send Me No Flowers (1964)6279Film poster, Send Me No Flowers (1964)
Unframed color lithograph film poster, ''Send Me No Flowers,'' 1964, Universal Pictures production starring Rock Hudson, Doris Day and Tony Randall, d
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Film poster, Nightmare (1964)6280Film poster, Nightmare (1964)
Unframed color lithograph film poster, ''Nightmare,'' 1964, Universal Pictures production starring David Knight, Moira Redmond, Jenne Linden and Brend
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Film poster, Synanon (1965)6281Film poster, Synanon (1965)
Unframed color lithograph film poster, ''Synanon,'' 1965, Columbia Pictures production starring Edmond O'Brien, Chuck Connors and Stella Stevens, dire
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Film poster, Apache Rifles (1964)6282Film poster, Apache Rifles (1964)
Unframed color lithograph film poster, ''Apache Rifles,'' 1964, Admiral Pictures production (released by 20th Century Fox), starring Audie Murphy, Mic
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Film poster, Funny Face (1957)6282AFilm poster, Funny Face (1957)
Unframed color lithograph film poster, ''Funny Face,'' 1957, Paramount Pictures production starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire, directed by Stanl
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Pair of photographs by John Wawrzonek6283Pair of photographs by John Wawrzonek
(Lot of 2) Framed color cibachrome prints, ''Lily Pond with Reflections, Walden Reservation'' and ''Salt Meadow in Afternoon Light,'' by John Wawrzone
Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Pair of photographs by John Wawrzonek6284Pair of photographs by John Wawrzonek
(Lot of 2) Framed color cibachrome prints, ''Birch Tree and Flood Plain'' and ''Vermillion Luminary,'' by John Wawrzonek (American, b.1941), each sign
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sphere, Ronald Mallory, Diffused Mercury6284ASphere, Ronald Mallory, Diffused Mercury
Plexiglass sphere with mercury and oil, Diffused Mercury, 1979, by Ronald Mallory (American, b.1939), unsigned, overall: 9.25''h x 8''w x 8''d
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Bronze, Bust of a Gentleman6285Bronze, Bust of a Gentleman
Bronze sculpture, Bust of a Gentleman, American School (20th century), unsigned, overall: 23''h x 18''h x 8''d
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Bronze, Victor (Trader Vic) Bergeron6286Bronze, Victor (Trader Vic) Bergeron
Bronze sculpture, Gorilla with Offspring in its Arms, by Victor J. (Trader Vic) Bergeron (Californian, 1902-1984), signed ''Bergeron'' bottom base, ov
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Bronze, Joseph M. Lorkowski Boulton6287Bronze, Joseph M. Lorkowski Boulton
Bronze sculpture, Bust of an Indian Chief, Joseph M. Lorkowski Boulton (American, 1896-1981), signed ''Boulton'' lower back, wood base, sculpture dime
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Bronze, Bust of an Indian Chief, signed B. Butts6288Bronze, Bust of an Indian Chief, signed B. Butts
Bronze sculpture, Bust of an Indian Chief, 1872, American School (19th century), signed and dated ''B. Butts '72'' lower back, wood base, sculpture di
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Bronze, Carl Kauba, Rodeo Rider6289Bronze, Carl Kauba, Rodeo Rider
Bronze sculpture, Rodeo Rider, Carl Kauba (Austrian/American, 1865-1922), signed ''Kauba'' lower center, green marble base, sculpture dimensions: 13.2
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Bronze, after Remington, Mountain Man6290Bronze, after Remington, Mountain Man
Bronze sculpture, ''Mountain Man,'' after Frederic Sackrider Remington (American, 1861-1909), bears signature lower center, wood base, sculpture dimen
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Bronze, Charles Henry Humphriss, The Warrior6291Bronze, Charles Henry Humphriss, The Warrior
Bronze sculpture, ''The Warrior,'' 1904, by Charles Henry Humphriss (American, 1867-1934), signed and dated ''Ch. H. Humphriss 1904'' lower front/cent
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Bronze, Walter Winans, Standing Nude6292Bronze, Walter Winans, Standing Nude
Bronze sculpture, Standing Female Nude with Raised Hands, 1916, by Walter Winans (American, 1852-1920), signed and dated ''W. Winans 1916'' lower fron
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Bronze, after Michele Amodio, Bacchus6293Bronze, after Michele Amodio, Bacchus
Bronze sculpture, Bacchus Holding a Snake, after Michele Amodio (Italian, 19th century), bears signature ''M. Amodio, Napoli'' lower back base, sculpt
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Bronze, Sylvan Kinsburger6294Bronze, Sylvan Kinsburger
Bronze sculpture, Satyr Holding a Nude Woman with Grapes, by Sylvain Kinsburger (French, 1855-1935), signed ''S. Kinsburger'' lower back base, sculptu
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Bronze, after Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet6295Bronze, after Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet
Bronze sculpture, ''The Juggler,'' after Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (Belgian, 1880-1950), unsigned, circa 1920, overall: 21.25''h x 8.5''w x 12.5''
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Bronze, Henry Arnold, Jeune Fille a la Columbe6296Bronze, Henry Arnold, Jeune Fille a la Columbe
Bronze sculpture, ''Jeune Fille à la Colombe,'' by Henry Arnold (French, 1879-1945), signed ''Henry Arnold'' top bottom base, signed and inscri...
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Bronze of a Seated Figure6297Bronze of a Seated Figure
Patinated bronze, Seated Figure, attributed to Jean Jules Salmson (French, 1823-1902), bears signature bottom base, overall: 14''h x 11.5''w x 5.5''d
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Bronze, Pierre Jules Mene, Taureau Normande6298Bronze, Pierre Jules Mene, Taureau Normande
Bronze sculpture, ''Taureau Normande,'' by Pierre Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879), signed ''P. J. Mene'' lower left, green marble base, dark green pati
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00