Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Jun 15, 2018 10:30 PM UTC
Fine & Decorative Arts, Jewelry And Furniture
Friday, June 15th at 6:30 pm Friday features fine art including a carved white marble sculpture by E. Brunelleschi (Florence, active 1905-1935), a hand carved folk art swan depicted in flight. Engravings by Hobroken (Dutch), hand colored portraits of 18th century gentlemen. Fine oils by Francois Gerome (French B. 1895). Jewelry pieces including an 18kt yellow gold and 6.40 ct natural green amethyst ring. A Tolero, 18kt yellow gold and blue stone ring and a pair of 14kt yellow gold dangle earrings. Fine furniture items including an American Federal style mahogany sideboard, a Drexel mahogany dining table and twelve chairs, along with a large grouping of mid-century and contemporary furniture including a Thayer Coggin chair and ottoman, ?The Loft? modern table and four chairs and a ?Donghia? custom made, oval glass top table and eight chairs and Minson leather bar stools, set of six and four Minson leather side chairs. A collection of child?s toy pedal and battery powered riding cars including a 1929 Studebaker Deluxe Roadster made by Steelcraft Co. and beautifully restored and allegedly owned by one of the ?Our Gang? kids from the 1920?s and 30?s. Decorative Asian items including fine Chinese cloisonne vases, jars and a beautiful Chinese Cherry Amber Buddha. Art Nouveau, green etched, and Bohemian glass vases and decanters. Porcelain items including a collection of Boehm ?Limited Edition? porcelain birds and flower figurines. Silver items including four antique Sheffield silver plate candle sticks, and a ?Community Plate? tea set. Fine Persian rugs and runners by Kashan, Moud, Heriz and Hamadan, to name a few. Finally Medieval coins including a William The Conqueror and Edward Longshanks silver coins; Morgan silver dollars, silver dimes and various American currencies and postage stamps.