Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Oct 13, 2007 2:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles October 12, 13 & 14 Auction
Featuring from various private collectors: a remarkable 18kt yellow gold necklace set with a 24.6ct emerald and diamonds totaling 16.44ct; a Sheraton style eleven-piece dining set; Richard Jerzy oil paintings; a circa 1900 Uncle Sam cast iron mechanical bank; Steuben, Waterford, Baccarat and Lalique crystal; Lladro and Royal Doulton figures. Of special interest, World War I and World War II propaganda posters, including one by Howard Chandler Christy; a collection of autographs including documents signed by Empress Maria Theresa and King George III; guitars signed by Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan; movie posters and photos signed by Mel Gibson, Rudolph Valentino, Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly, and others. Beautiful porcelain and enamel paintings, 18th century English stump work, Greek and Russian icons, Marshall M. Fredericks composition plaque, Victorian and French furnishings from the Estate of Polly Fischer, Grosse Pointe Farms; Steinway grand piano, oriental rugs, pottery by Rookwood, Roseville and Weller, the Estate of Lila Challis of Conservatory of Music, Detroit; Pablo Picasso pottery, the Estate of Lillian Plombley, Harbor Town, Detroit; antique American furniture and sterling silver from the Estate of Muriel Dysart Loring, Pleasant Ridge; a Faberge kovsh, Charles Culver pastel, Chinese ivory, jade and coral carvings. Select items from THE ESTATE OF CARL BONBRIGHT, FLINT, MI featuring: paintings by Felix Ziem, after Ferdinand Bol, manor of Thomas Gainsborough and attributed to Charles Daubigny; Adams style bedroom set and Kensington dining room furniture as well as sterling hollowware. Fine art from THE ESTATE OF POLY FISCHER, GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI, including oil paintings by J. Micotta, A. Baur and Guido Agostini. From A SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI COLLECTION: Victorian furniture; fine art, including oil paintings by Antonio Devity and Joseph C. Love; sterling silver and silver plate; 19th and early 20th c. lighting.