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Vlad the Designer at the Binnacle for Clarke Auction on Monday, May 5, 2008

Vladimir Kagan's Cubist Extension Table meets a Boston Binnacle; sale to include other masters of midcentury modern, American antiques, large lots of sterling including Tiffany and Georg Jensen, 19th C. samplers, massive foo dogs, semi-antique carpets, mirrors and chandeliers.

    /24-7PressRelease/ - LARCHMONT, NY, May 02, 2008 - On Monday May 5, Clarke will again offer 400+ lots of the unique, decorative, antique and midcentury design.

This auction features the early Vladimir Kagan Cubist Extension Dining Table, a 54" slate top Paul Evans coffee table, an 8' wall unit from Paul Evans's Library Suite, a Frank Gehry ex-museum corrugated cardboard bench, Harvey Probber, Grete Jalk lounge chairs, John Widdicomb, Florence Knoll and Knoll Design, Gilbert Rohde, Richard Schultz, and a pair of Heifetz lamps with original shades along with other midcentury modern pieces.

Antiques and exceptional start with a Boston Binnacle from Kelvin and Wilfrid, an L-I-S B9 doppleganger; a 19th C. painted chest and antique gray painted multi-drawer step back country cabinet from a famous estate, an enormous collection of sterling including Georg Jensen and a Tiffany "English King" sterling service for twelve, Royal Worcester birds, possibly Han dynasty artifacts, 19th C. American samplers, a 19th C. American candlestand, a pair of massive glazed terra cotta Foo dogs, Stickley, an antique 9' stained glass window. and many pieces of furniture

Fine art includes a pair of 18th C. oils, possibly Spanish colonial, with other old art from a local estate; a 1885 dog portrait from Thomas C Hayes, large contemporary wall art pieces including one signed Copeland '76, a 19th C. unsigned primitive landscape with horses, a large signed bronze of two jockeys astrid horses and other pieces.

Owner Ron Clarke comments "we have our usual, but unusual, load of midcentury modern combined with great antiques, sterling, chandeliers and carpets from local estates and families"

NOTE: Auction to begin 6:00 pm Monday, May 5, 2008 with Previews Saturday and Sunday May 3-4, 12 Noon to 6:00 pm and day-of-sale, 2:00 to auction start.

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Clarke Auction Gallery, Westchester's Premier Auction Gallery, conducts catalogued sales monthly featuring distinctive fine and decorative arts, antiques, exceptional furniture, oriental rugs, sterling silver and mid-century modern. For further information, please contact us at (914)833-8336 or

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Clarke Auction Gallery
Larchmont, NY
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