Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Feb 17, 2007 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles February 16, 17 &18 Auction
Decorative arts from a Livonia collector, including American and French art pottery, Russian silver, and a Wienerwerstatte bronze inkstand. From various private collectors, original sculptures by Ernest Rancoulet, Peter Romano, Rodo Padilla, and Chiurazzi; antique and contemporary furnishings such as a Victorian three-piece bedroom suite, Jacobean hand-carved chest, Sheraton flip-top table, and Vernis Martin style commodes; Galle cameo glass; sterling silver flatware by International, Lunt, Gorham, and Towle; St. Louis, Lalique, and Kosta Boda crystal. Viennese enamel and porcelain, Russian silver, bronze sculptures, and objects of vertu from a Kalamazoo, Michigan collector, including a rock crystal centerpiece by Hermann Bohm, a Jacob Gribelin boulle clock, Rolex and Omega gentleman's wrist watches, a set of two Colt "Dragoon" revolvers, and original bronzes by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Pierre-Jules Mene, Nam Greb, and Francois-Raoul Larche. A collection of Chinese and Japanese decorative arts and furnishings from the Estate of James C. Hackley, Holland, Ohio, including porcelains, Satsuma, lacquer and bronzes, as well as Rookwood, Fulper and Van Briggle art pottery, American oak furniture; contemporary Mexican sterling silver by Juvento Lopez Reyes of Taxco. THE COLLECTION OF DR. HARRY THOMSEN, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, featuring antique to modern porcelains, silver, textiles, bronzes, wood and lacquer pieces, cloisonné and small pieces of furniture from China and Japan as well as western bronzes and Danish porcelain. The 20th c. furniture, Oriental rug, fine art and decorative arts collection of a prominent Kenwood Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI resident featuring: furniture by Baker, Henredon, Hickory Chair Co., Maitland-Smith, Ferguson Copeland and others; over 35 Oriental rugs with over a dozen Kerman rugs as well as other Oriental rugs in the Keshan, Bijar, Sarouk, Qum, etc. designs, highlighted by an Ispahan design, 26'10" x 16'6" signed carpet.