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DoneFri, Oct 13, 2006 5:30 PM EDT
Detroit, MI, USA

DuMouchelles October 13, 14 & 15 Auction

PROPERTIES BELONGING TO JAMES AND CAROLINE DUFF OF GROSSE POINTE, MI: oil paintings by Daniel Ridgway Knight, John George Brown, Edouard Cortes, Pierre Joseph Toussaint; a bronze sculpture by John Quincy Adams Ward; Italian marble sculptures and pedestals and an Albert Guillaume lithograph. FROM THE COLLECTION OF LAWRENCE SCRIPPS WILKINSON, GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI: bronze sculptures by Edward Henry Berge and Harriet Frishmuth; a fine Zoltan Sepeshy tempera painting and other tempera paintings by, Philip Aziz; Currier and Ives lithographs, including “The Express Train”, and watercolo!rs by Fred Schiller Cozzens and the Japanese artist, Koson. From the collection of Lawrence Scripps Wilkinson, Grosse Pointe Farms, a pair of Georg Jensen silver candelabra, circa 1920; Buccellati sterling table ware; a Scottish tall case clock; George III mahogany cellarette; a circa 1930 Kosta crystal stemware service; a collection of American glass candy containers from the early 20th century, over 40 lots; a rare “Berengaria” biscuit tin, circa 1925; Coca Cola drink trays; as well as a Swiss single-comb music box, Reginaphone disc/record player, Edison Victrola, and a polyphone disc music box with custom-made table. From various private collectors, a large selection of hand-painted porcelain plaques. Friday Evening Auction Features: Austrian enamel jewel chest as well as an Austrian cold painted bronze figural lamp; Tiffany bronze candlesticks; variety of exquisite crystal and glass including over 60 pieces of STEUBEN, as well as rare VENETIAN stemware. PORCELAIN AND POTTERY include Royal Crown Derby “Imari’, Majolica and Weller. Oil Paintings by Valenhamph and Ehrlingher as well as other noted artists. FIRE ARM COLLECTION: Belgium Browning lightning shot gun, Weatherby rifle, others by Colt, Smith and Wesson etc. SPORTS MEMORABILIA; vintage Tiger Stadium seats, signed game balls, autographs. Jewelry: rings, bracelets necklaces and brooches.