Sebastian Clarke Joins Rago Arts and Auction Center as Director of Estate Services
Lambertville, NJ: Sebastian Clarke has joined Rago Arts and Auction Center as the Director of Estate Services and a Specialist in Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts.
Mr. Clarke hails from a family of British art experts, including both his parents. Arriving in the U.S. in 1995, he worked as an apprentice restorer and art handler for Simon Parkes Art Conservation. He began his career in auctions at C.G. Sloane, served as a Specialist in the European Furniture department at Sotheby’s, as Director of the English and Continental furniture department at Freeman’s and at Doyle New York as a Senior Vice-President and Director of the English and Continental Furniture and Decorations department.
Mr. Clarke is an auctioneer, well-known for his work on the charity circuit, and an expert appraiser in multiple categories (furniture, decorative arts, sculpture and metalwork and silver) for the PBS series Antiques Roadshow.
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About Rago Arts and Auction Center
Rago is a leading U.S. auction house with $30 million in annual sales. We serve thousands of sellers and buyers internationally with a singular blend of global reach and personal service. Rago holds auctions of 20th/21st c. design, fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry, militaria, coins and currency, Asian, historic ephemera, and ethnographic property. A world-class venue through which to buy and sell, it offers valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates), appraisals, estate services, exhibitions and lectures in house and online. Rago is based in New Jersey, midway between Philadelphia and New York City.
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