Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Dec 11, 2004 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles December Auction Session 2
Saturday, December 11, 2004 Saturday Features:Americana collection of HELEN MUEHLENBECK and the late Dr Harvey Muehlenbeck of Ottawa Hills, Ohio including: Pennsylvania pewter cupboard circa 1760 originally the property of Ledlie L. Laughlin of Princeton, New Jersey, and author of "Pewter in America"; 18th.c. American cherry secretary desk; 18th.c wing back chair originally purchased from Israel Sack; pewter collection including a tankard by John Bassett which was included in the Bicentennial Exhibition of American Art 1750 - 1800 shown at the Yale University Art Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum. Numerous pewter lots were originally purchased by Dr and Mrs. Harvey Muehlenbeck from T D and C R Williams of Lithfield, Conn. and had been in the collection of Ledlie Laughlin.