Clars Auction Gallery - "Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art"
Clars Auction Gallery has hosted Bay Area auctions of Fine Art, Decorative Objects, and Jewelry for almost fifty years and has built a strong reputation for knowledge and experience in handling quality fine art, antiques, jewelry, and decorative objects.
Clars Auction Gallery began in 1972 when Harvey Clar established the auction gallery in Oakland, California. In 1996, Harvey Clar sold the estate auction gallery business to Redge Martin, who had worked at the Gallery for several years.
Mr. Martin serves as CEO of the Gallery as well as one of the main auctioneers and specialists. Under his stewardship, Clars Auction House has grown in reputation and prominence, and is considered to be the West Coast’s premier auction house.
The gallery works with buyers and sellers throughout the world. In mid-2004, the gallery began offering simultaneous internet bidding. Recently, the auction house added online-only, timed auctions.