Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Jan 12, 2007 10:30 PM GMT
DuMouchelles January 12, 13 & 14 Auction
Fine art by Jules Cheret, Arnold Blanch, Eugene Spiecher, Frederick Judd Waugh, Mervin Jules, Richard Jerzy, a Rembrandt etching, and others; Tiffany & Co. sterling silver dresser set; a pair of French art nouveau glass vases; French champleve carriage clock; a pair of Mettlach pottery vases; antique furnishings, including Sheraton mahogany dining table and a chest of drawers, and American oak parlor set. Of special interest, from several local collectors a 1923 Buick Model 35 four-door touring car; a Candy Brandywine Red 1955 Ford Victoria Tudor with a 428 Cobra Jet V-8 (appeared in Rod & Custom magazine); and a 1998 S 351 Saleen Mustang convertible limited edition. Finally, baseball memorabilia. From the ESTATE OF ALBINA KUCZYNSKI, GROSSE POINTE SHORES, sterling silver flatware by Wallace, Towle and Reed & Barton, carved ivory netsuke, Lenox dinner service, and furnishings by Knoll and Baker; PROPERTIES OF A CHICAGO COLLECTOR, including18th and 19th century American samplers, porcelain, Chinese Export porcelain, French dueling pistols, pewter, cut glass, and furnishings; a collection of Flow Blue received from WILLOW LANE, ORCHARD LAKE, MICHIGAN. And from various private collectors, art glass by Tiffany, Steuben and Durand. THE ESTATE OF KARL PLAUN, CLAWSON, MI featuring Swedish and other art, furniture and decorative arts including: hand carved parlor furniture by Gottlieb Evarsson, c. 1823-1830, a Knabe c. 1880 grand piano, Oriental rugs, Royal Copenhagen figurines, 19th and 20th c. oil paintings by a variety of artists and more. Georgian period furniture from A NORTH WOODWARD CONSIGNOR including a secretary desk, dressing chest and tilt top pie crust table. Oriental carved ivories, including netsukes, from A GROSSE POINTE SHORES COLLECTOR. Jim Clary oil on canvas and graphics from A BLOOMFIELD HILLS COLLECTION. A large group of fine jewelry including a 5.23 ct. Columbian emerald ring, a marquise 2 ct. diamond ring and a 2.2 ct. brilliant diamond ring.