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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Jun 21, 2008 2:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles June 20, 21 & 22 Auction

THE ESTATE OF KELSIE (MRS. ERNEST) L. BREECH, PALM BEACH, FL featuring: an extensive collection of fine jewelry, including a 5.13 ct. round brilliant diamond ring with GIA certificate, emerald (8 cts.) earrings, emerald (14 ct. t.w.) and diamond necklace, a cat’s eye chrysoberyl gentleman’s ring and a Rolex lady’s wrist watch; also many offerings of fine arts, e.g. oil paintings by Michele Cascella, Andre Gisson and others. The extensive collection of jewelry to choose from (c. 170 lots) continues with: a 5.21 ct. diamond ring, Oscar Heyman 15 ct. diamond baguette bracelet, 5.8 ct. diamond pin, 6.36 ct. pave diamond necklace, lady’s 4 ct. diamond lavalier necklace, 7.5mm to 8mm pearl necklace, Bucherer 18kt gold watch and a 8 ct. cat’s eye cabochon ring. Additional fine arts offerings to choose from feature: oil paintings by John S. Blunt, Thomas Yeomans, James Loder of Bath, Henry Stull, Andreas Schelfhout, Giovanni Sottocornola, Joaquin Pallares Y Allustante, Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille, an outstanding Anthony Thieme, Heinrich Strieffler, Thaddeus Bannister, McClelland Barclay and William Brewster Conely; graphics by Henri De Toulouse Lautrec, Red Grooms and Philip Pearlstein; bronze sculptures by Marshall Fredericks, Raymond Sudre and a 19th c. bacchanal after Claude Michel Clodion. The session continues with both Wallace and Reed & Barton sets of “Grand Baroque†flatware, a Daum Nancy etched glass vase, Tiffany art glass stick neck vase and an Austrian hand cut crystal chandelier. Furniture selections include: a Biedermeier inlaid jewelry chest/pedestal, French c. 1850 armoire and other 19th c. pieces as well as traditional furniture by Baker, Maitland-Smith and Minton-Spidell.