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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Sep 17, 2006 3:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles September 15, 16 & 17 Auction

PROPERTIES OF THE JOHN B. FORD MARITAL TRUST: portrait paintings by George Romney and John Hoppner purchased from M. Knoedler & Co. Over 270 additional fine arts offerings, including significant works by: Edmund Henry Osthaus, Reginald Marsh, Philip Russell Goodwin, Edward Dufner, William Trost Richards, Gerritt Albertus Beneker, Mortimer L. Smith, Gordon Grant, Charles Gruppe, Leon Schulman Gaspard, Richard Ansdell, Henri Rousseau, Hans Zatzka, Joseph Faverot, Gustavo Novoa, Francois Flameng, Antoine Blanchard, Ludwig Munninger, Achille Leonardi, Emiliano Di Calvalcanti plus oil paintings attributed to W.A. Bouguereau and Matthew Harris Jouett as well as bronze and marble sculptures by Bessie Potter Vonnoh, A.M. Bonegor, Alexei Gratcheff, Claude Michel Clodion and Prof. M. Tages with graphics by Rene Margritte, Bernard Buffet, Stuart Davis, Keith Haring, Yaacov Agam and Albrecht Durer. SELECT ITEMS FROM A DEARBORN, MI COLLECTION, including paintings, sculptures, furniture and Oriental rugs. Other offerings include: an Andrei Mik. Postnikov Russian silver tankard, a 32” long European carved ivory tusk, 19th c. French, American and German furniture, Sevres and Meissen porcelain, a Reed and Barton “Francis I” sterling tea tray and a “Bacchus” pattern sterling fruit bowl, French bronze sconces and andirons as well as a nice selection of fine jewelry. From the Estate of Henry Fauser, Wyandotte: International “Prelude” flatware and table ware, including a pair of candelabra; Waterford crystal stemware and table ware; Miriam Haskell costume jewelry. Also, a Tiffany & Co. sterling silver basket, c. 1860, and tea & coffee service from the Estate of Charles Parcells, Grosse Pointe Farms. From various private collectors, a Tiffany Studios bronze & glass humidor and a variety of flatware in the “Italian” and “Queen Anne” patterns; a Doulton Burslem vase made for Tiffany & Co., continental porcelain tapestry vase