ABOUT THIS CATEGORY
Encompassing the 17th through early 19th centuries, this sale presents a broad selection of elegant English and Continental furniture, decorations, silver, porcelain, sculpture, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, sconces, tapestries and rugs. Also featured is a large selection of Old Master paintings and drawings.
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SVP, Director, English & Continental Furniture
212-427-4141, ext 269
Sebastian Clarke is a Vice President in Doyle New Yorks English and Continental Furniture and Decorations Department. Born in Wales, Mr. Clarke hails from a family of art experts, including both of his parents.
Moving to the United States from the United Kingdom in 1995, Sebastian Clarke immersed himself in the fine art and auction world as an apprentice restorer and art handler at the renowned Manhattan studio of Simon Parkes Art Conservation. He then spent three years with auctioneers C.G. Sloan & Co. in Rockville, Maryland, where he eventually moved into the role of Chief Registrar for the firm.
In 2000, Mr. Clarke joined Doyle New York, where he served first as a Junior Cataloger, then as a General Furniture and Decorative Arts Appraiser before moving to Sotheby's, New York in 2004 as a Specialist in the European Furniture Department. In January 2007, he joined Freeman's, America's oldest auction house based in Philadelphia, as Vice President and head of the English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts Department.
In August 2008, Mr. Clarke returned to Doyle New York where he is an auctioneer and a Vice President in the English and Continental Furniture and Decorations Department. He is also in high demand as a charity auctioneer.
Mr. Clarke is a featured appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network.
Pair of Late Regency Gilt-Bronze and Cut Glass Three-Tier Fifteen-Light Torcheres
Sold For $228,000
Louis XVI Gilt-Bronze Mounted Ebonized Secretaire a Abattant
Sold For $310,400
Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Marquetry Bureau en Pente
Sold For $179,750
Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Marquetry Inlaid Kingwood Regulateur Tall Case Clock
Sold For $132,000
George III Satinwood and Mahogany Secretary Bookcase
Sold For $150,000