Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Mar 17, 2007 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles March 16, 17 & 18 Auction
Saturday, March 17, 2007 From a Saint Clair Shores, Michigan Estate, Royal Crown Derby ‘Imari’, Coalport and Royal Doulton porcelain Boehm bisque figures, Waterford crystal, and oriental rugs; decorator furnishings from Steve & Gayle Mariucci, formerly of West Bloomfield, Michigan; and select items from the Estate of Gretchen Whitman, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Additionally, from local private collectors: a collection of American and European art pottery, including Rookwood, Russell Wright, Muncie, Massier, and Raoul Lachenal; Chinese and Japanese decorative arts, including ivory, Satsuma, and lacquer; and 18th-20th century furnishings, featuring an Osborne tall case clock, Dutch walnut sarcophagus, Louis XV commode with marble top, French mahogany games table, Georgian campaign desk, Victorian rosewood parlor suite and bed, and an Eames lounge chair with ottoman made by Herman Miller. And of special interest, United States and Mexican gold coins; art deco smoking stands and boudoir lamps; fine jewelry and an assortment of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.