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DoneFri, Oct 18, 2019 5:00 PM UTC
Detroit, MI, USA

Fine & Decorative Arts, Rugs And Furniture

Friday features artwork including a sculpture by Israeli artist Aharon Bezalel (1926-2012) titled ?King Solomon And The Lion? and a carved stone sculpture of a parent and child, unsigned. Oil paintings by Eugenio Zampighi (Italian 1859-1944), ?A Game of Cards? and Joseph M. Kavanagh (Irish 1856-1918), a portrait of a cardinal. A large assortment of Warner Brothers and Disney animation cells by Chuck Jones and Virgil Ross. Historical items including a Civil War archive and family history in CDV cards and hand written letters of a Nehemiah Phillips and family, dating from 1861-1950. The CDV cards also include President Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, Jefferson Davis along with the Phillips family. A second collection of 98 vintage black and white photos of 19th and early 20th century Egypt, including early photographs of the Suez Canal, the pyramids and temples. Furniture items including a Maitland Smith fine tooled leather top partners desk, an Egyptian mother-of-pearl and black lacquer parlor set and an oak and leather dice table. A fine firearms assortment including a German Luger, c1937, a Colt ?Police Positive? .32 cal. revolver. Long guns including a 75th-anniversary edition of the model 1895 Savage .308 cal, lever-action rifle; a Winchester Model 94 .30-30 cal lever action rifle, 1952; a Remington Model 1100, semi-automatic 20 gauge shotgun.