Lark Mason Associates achieved outstanding sales in a charged auction of Fine and Decorative Works of Art that concluded on July 7. Of the 209 lots sold, the top 10 lots approached a third of $1 million total. An impressive Russian Silver and Silver-Plate Fabergé-Style Plique-à-Jour and Enamel Desk Set captured the uppermost price-point. So energetic was the bidding that the buying was lengthened by more than an hour, and 56 bidders eventually drove the grand total for the piece to just under $98,000, including buyer’s premium. Another Russian objet d’art, a Silvered Figural Commemorative Award dated 1856 and marked Vaillant, went for nearly $50,000 after the auction was extended for over an hour to accommodate determined bidding on the part of 42 buyers. In addition, more than 70 bids competed for four lots of Chinese and other Asian works of art, including a

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