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Yesterday hundreds of pieces from reclusive heiress Huguette Clark's personal collection—a coterie that included patinated bronze lamps and parcel-gilt bureau à cylindres—went up for auction, and now the sales results are in. The surprise winner? The circa-1750 "Louis XV porcelain-mounted, patinated and polychrome-decorated, bronze and ormolu twin light candelabra," which sold for $245,000. As for that rare mantel clock, which was estimated to rake in between $100,000 and $150,000? It sold for $137,000. Read more, over at Christie's. [Christie's; previously]