An American Dynasty: The Clark Family Treasures

  • Sale 3479
  • New York
  • 18 June 2014

As one of the nation’s wealthiest men at the turn of the 20th century, William Andrews Clark’s name is synonymous with American aspiration. Both a senator and a magnate of a successful personal empire enveloping multiple industries, Clark’s prosperity and wide-ranging curiosity drove him to pursue a lifelong passion for art and culture that he shared with his wife and daughters. This sale features over 400 items, including fine art, musical instruments, Gilded Age furnishings, decorative arts and rare books collected by two generations of the Clark family, opening a new chapter in the story of one of the cornerstone dynasties of Industrial Age America.

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Sale Total including Buyer’s Premium: 8,463,937 (USD)

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