Sat, Nov 09, 2019 2:00 PM UTC
Chelsea, MI, USA
Darsky Collection Old & New World Treasures
Select contents from 50+ year antique & ancient artifacts Collection of Benjamin Darsky PHD University of Michigan professor who founded the Department of Sociology in 1950 for the U of M. The items listed are just the beginning of this large collection. His wife, Anna was a Holocaust survivor and a truly magnificent human being always supportive at Benjamin?s side for decades of adventures and acquisitions. Collection includes: Ancient Near East Artifacts from Early & Middle Bronze I & II Periods, Iron Age, Canaanite, Egypto-Phonenician and others. Outstanding American Indian(Southwest Pueblo Pottery) Collection including Santo Domingo, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Hopi, Acoma, Anasazi, Chaco, Tularosa, Laguna and others..., American Indian(Northwest Coast) Artifacts mostly by Lelooska. There is also additional antique Judaica, Rare books, prints, fine artwork and decorative items. The Darsky home In Ann Arbor was adorned and laid out with impeccable taste. From 4000 BCE to 20th century artifacts. Truly one of the most diverse collections assembled in the Mid West. A charming home set up as a intimate museum.