Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Aug 18, 2017 10:30 PM UTC
Fine Art, Modern Furniture & Antiques
Friday, August 18th at 6:30 pm Friday features a Miniature Train Company, ?Grand Scale? rideable miniature diesel locomotive, which is 9? 8? in length and 20? wide with three passenger cars plus three sections of ?grand scale? track. It operated at the Boblo Island amusement park in the Detroit River. Nautical items including a French cast brass ship?s telegraph and a brass ?Tyfon? vintage fog horn. Artwork including an Edouard Vuillard (French 1868-1940), pastel entitled: ?La Tourelle?, David Becker (Amer. B1937), oil on canvas, a Chinese Shang River picture book, Thai bronze buddhas, one seated and one standing. Jewelry items including a gentleman?s 14kt yellow and white gold bracelet, a .30 ct natural fancy yellow round cut diamond ring, size 5.75 and a gentleman?s 4.00ct natural Australian opal ring. Fine furniture including traditional and modern including a Vladimir Kagan for Roche Bobois, circa 2003 sofas with central circular ottoman; a circular granite table and Brueton chrome plated tubular chairs also a Maurice Barilone for Roche Bobois Murano glass cocktail table, with two tone glass legs. Fine Persian rugs and runners including Kilim, Dagestan, Kashan, Savonnerie and Hamadan to name a few. Sterling silver items including a Spanish Galleon, 12? H. x 14? L. Porcelain items including a 19th c Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, Herend Hungarian ?Chinese Bouquet, Rust? serving pieces and plates; a Wedgwood dinner set, Japanese satsuma and more. Pottery pieces including Pewabic, Weller and Stangl. Lighting fixtures including a Tiffany style leaded glass table lamp and a Dresden style porcelain lamp; also chandeliers. Memorabilia items including a collection of Muhammad Ali signed and unsigned items. A color photo of John Wayne and a lobby poster from the movie ?The Alamo?. Finally, firearms including a .30-30 Winchester model 94 rifle; over-under and side by side shotguns, including an over-under Stoeger Franchi, 20 gauge and a Belgian side by side.