Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Apr 19, 2008 2:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles April 18, 19 & 20 Auction
Featuring a Charles Edward Stuart manuscript document "Bonnie Prince Charlie", books by Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank, John Leech, James Abbott McNeill Whistler and eight volumes by Thomas Blanch from the Estate of Philip McMillan Pittman, which were originally part of the library of Senator James McMillan; signed French Degue lamp and shades, c. 1920, and a signed French Verlys Carved Opalescent glass vase, c. 1930; paintings of Lincoln Continentals by the renown advertising artist Edward McKnight Kauffer, c. 1940. Also of particular interest a collection of Steiff Bears and creatures from the motion picture ?Independence Day? and the ?Creature from the Black Lagoon? from private collectors.Featuring Rookwood, Roseville and Weller art pottery.Additional select items from the collection of Prince and Princess Obolensky, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., including Russian silver spoons, Russian currency and photographs, Baccarat crystal, Tiffany sterling silver, and Beacon Hill dining furniture; a collection of antique walking sticks, including the unique, from a Tucson, Arizona private collector; and select pieces of French furniture from the Estate of Reid Miller, Detroit. From artists like Alberto Vela, Jorge Braun Tarallo, Warren Eliphalet Rollins, A. Fruehauf and many more; European paintings by R. Falkenberg and Etienne Prosper Berne-Bellecour and many more artists, e.g. Robert Hopkin, Maurice Logan and Bill Ahrendt. 19th c. American furniture from THE ESTATE OF REX LAMOREAUX, PONTIAC, MI featuring an attributed to Duncan Phyfe sideboard. Fine art and French furniture, EX. COLL. PRINCE SERGE OBOLENSKY, GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI featuring: watercolors/gouaches and ink drawings by Constantine Alajalov and Th. de Meyendorff and an early 19th c. canapÃƒÂ©.