Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Sep 15, 2007 2:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles September 14, 15 & 16 Auction
Fine art, inc. oil paintings by William Lee Hankey & L. Rouyer; bronze & wood sculptures by Louis Marie Moris & Joseph D. Bulone; c.1800 Chippendale mahogany slant-front desk; Gorham sterling tea & coffee set, International "Royal Danish" flatware service; Steuben, Lalique, Baccarat & Daum crystal; a collection of Mackenzie-Childs unique pottery tableware and furnishings. From various private collectors: 18th and 19th century Queen Anne, Georgian, Chippendale and Hepplewhite furnishings; antique needlework samplers, silhouettes, hand-painted ivory & porcelain miniatures; fine sterling silver, including a Georgian tankard by William Shaw, coffee pot by Peter Bateman & William Bateman, Tiffany trophy, Victorian Reed & Barton claret jug; Meissen porcelain; Chinese export, Japanese Imari & Satsuma porcelains; Betty Jacobs bronze sculpture; carved Santos figures; pictorial fore edge books, "Poems by Alfred Tennyson" & "Hudibras" by Samuel Butler; & fine jewelry, including a 5.25ct diamond t.w. bracelet. Also, contemporary furnishings, Hawkes and Waterford crystal stemware from the collection of Cy Brown; quality Chippendale, Hepplewhite & Federal style furnishings & decorations from the collection of James & Alice Padilla. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT LEE, ASID, GROSSE POINTE, MI featuring: arts by Richard Jerzy, William Martmer, Charles Culver, Diego Rivera, Erte, Marc Chagall, Francois-Raoul Larche as well as Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints; crystal and glass by Daum, Lalique, Baccarat, Steuben & Waterford; Orientalia, including Imari & rose medallion porcelain & an extensive Boehm figurine group. Dutch, Italian and Flemish old master oil paintings from THE ESTATE OF GABRIEL R. RALAMB, DESCENDENT OF KING GUSTAV VASA OF SWEDEN. Additional fine arts include: oil paintings by E. Willis Redfield, Van Der Velde, Gustave Jean Jacquet, Carrie Moore Stone, Sergei Mitrofanov; fine Henry Moore bronze sculpture, "Upright Motive E", #4/9, also a Marshall Fredericks bronze.