Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Cleveland, OH, United States
DoneSun, Nov 14, 2004 3:00 PM GMT
Prominent Estates of Cleveland, Ohio
Property from five important Cleveland estates and collections. Spectacular auction featuring over 450 lots of the most exquisite items ever offered by Metropolitan Galleries. Fine estate jewelry incl. outstanding 52 carat star sapphire ring designed by Frederick Miller for Potter & Mellen, Suzanne Belperron jewels, Tiffany, Seaman Schepps, Tahitian, akoya & freshwater pearls, diamonds, emeralds, garnets, jade, sapphires, citrine, lapis lazuli bracelets, rings, necklaces & brooches all set in 18k yellow gold, platinum or white gold, mens and women's watches by Bertolucci, Jean Ete, Piaget, Cartier & others; large selection of outstanding sterling incl. pr. sterling grape motif wine coolers with silver gilt liners, pr. rare C. J. Vander cut crystal & sterling mounted jugs, English sterling tea service, 1830’s Sheffield plated hot water dispenser, Tiffany sterling jug, sterling julep cups, sterling goblets, sterling Revere style punch bowl, Tiffany sterling wine cooler, Duhme & Co. coin & sterling flatware; lifetime collection of porcelains from 3 collectors including over 40 Royal Worcester birds by Dorothy Doughty, fine collection of Belleek, 19th c. Spode, 18th c. Worcester plates, 18th c. Sevres, Ridgeway part dessert set, Chinese Export, Paris Porcelain, Indianische blumen Meissen, 19th c. Wedgwood, Meissen, Herend, Coalport, Thieme Dresden, Limoges, Rosenthal, Royal Crown Derby, Heinrich Selb, Royal Staffordshire, Royal Copenhagen & more; strong representation of glass incl. Lalique, Amer. cut glass, Baccarat, Steuben, Hawkes, Loetz, Tiffany, Venetian pink glass, Orrefors & more; fine art including large 18th c. George Morland oil, C. Waltensperger oil, Franz Burger, David Burliuk, Gustave Cimiotti, F.F. English, C. Hargens, Jr., Cleveland School incl. Henry Keller, Thelma Winter, Ben Berkowitz & more; Works on Paper incl. Charles Hoffbauer “Back of the Trenches” WWI trench art watercolor, D. Burliuk watercolor, 6 Imagerie Pellerin Napoleonic prints, Piranesi prints, “Bouteille de Rhum” signed color collotype & stencil by Picasso published by Guy Spitzer, Paris, 18th c. “Africa” print by G. Thompson; 18th & 19th c. English, Continental & Amer. furniture incl. 19th c. scabello chair, 18th c. English walnut dressing table, 19th c. Continental tub chair purportedly from “Pickfair”, home of Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks, early 19th c. English corner cupboard, Vernis Martin vitrine, vintage Baker dining table & chairs, 19th c. rock maple Amer. worker’s bed, Chippendale style mahogany dining suite, elegant 1936 dining table & chairs, 19th c. Portuguese day bed, Mason & Hamlin rosewood Victorian piano c. 1890; exquisite decorative arts incl. 19th c. hair wreath, Carlier figural bronze bookends, Goldscheider figural cachepot, carved ivory figures, 19th c. French rocking horse, marble torchier, LeCoultre carriage clock, 19th c. Ohio coverlets, 19th c. bear claw Native Amer. necklace, much devotional art. Kelly D. Grimm, Lic. Auctioneer. Rayleen Nanni & Kelly Grimm of Metropolitan Galleries. This is an auction of indulgence! Please join us for this absolutely sumptuous holiday sale.