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Sat, Aug 17, 2019 3:00 PM UTC
Detroit, MI, USA

Fine & Decorative Arts, Furniture & Jewelry

The Saturday auction features a phenomenal choice of fine crystal artifacts highlighted by a Steuben cameo acid cut-back plum jade ?Chang? art glass vase; Lalique crystal ?Kuan Yin? and ?Grande Nue Nereides? figurines and exquisite pieces by Quezal, Durand, Legras, Daum Nancy, Labino and Hawkes. Silver offerings include a Ernst Menner of Stuttgart sterling, turquoise and crystal gondola-shaped centerpiece, circa 1925; Black, Starr & Frost sterling and cranberry crystal pair of vases, circa 1920; sterling flatware sets by International, Wallace and Alvin ? and whimsical hollowware pieces by Los Castillo for Taxco adorned with malachite-encrusted parrots. Porcelain highlights feature Meissen, Sèvres, Jacques Petit, Lladro and Belleek with jewel boxes, vases, figurines and candlesticks - as well as dinner services by Coalport, Aynsley, Radfords Fenton and Rosenthal. Fine Arts present stunning sculpture in bronze, marble and carved wood with works by Franz Hagenauer, Prof. Giuseppe Bessi, Henry Schumacher, Auguste Moreau, Marie D?Orleans and Frédéric Triebel. Of special note are the Italian parcel gilt and polychromed wood Reliquary busts, circa 1680-1740. Modern and contemporary furnishings include a terrific collection in leather, suede and steel with designs by Herman Miller, Le Corbusier and Charles Rennie Mackintosh ? as well as original Gustav Stickley and Stickley Brothers carved bedroom pieces. Our fine jewelry features over 30 lots including a spectacular 3.96ct natural rare-cut diamond and platinum pair of earrings and a 33.84ct natural pink quartz, 2.50ct diamond 18kt gold pair of dangle earrings. And rounding out the sale is a lovely selection of Persian silk and wool rugs.
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