Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Aug 16, 2008 2:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles August 15, 16 & 17 Auction
Highlights include "The North American Indians" by George Catlin, 1913, in two volumes with 320 color plates; Asian decorative arts including a Japanese handsomely carved ivory figure of a Geisha, an encased Chinese ivory Mystery Ball chess set comprising of 33 pieces, c. 1950, and a Chinese carved ivory Mystery Ball on a pedestal stand, c. 1950; bronze sculptures by Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons (American, 1878-1956) along with 54 lots of art glass by Adam Jablonski (Polish, B. 1936).Antique English furniture from a Traverse City, Michigan estate, including a George III slant-front desk, a William IV linen press, and a Malby's of London terrestrial globe, over 30 lots; a variety of Lalique crystal vases, table ware and plates, including Davos' and Orleans', over 60 lots from several collections; a French boulle console/card table from a Bloomfield Hills collector; an antique Swiss cylinder music box from the Estate of Kelsie Breech, Palm Beach; and a collection of contemporary bronze sculptures by David Parvin, Richard Hallier, Siggy Puchta, and Manfred.Fine arts from THE ESTATE OF REX LAMOREAUX, PONTIAC, MI featuring works by John Carroll, John Emes, Currier and Ives, Helen Cartmell and many others, especially Detroit, MI area artists. Additional fine arts offerings to choose from feature works by: Fletcher Martin, William Dorsey, Charles Sillem Lidderdale, John Horace Hooper, Alfred Augustus Glendening, George Armfield, Frederic Bartholdi and B.J. Such, as well as an Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Barbara Morgan Imogen Cunningham and Andre Kertesz silver print feature and a large pair of bronze lions. Also featured is a 102" high, c. 1899, carved mahogany case grandfather clock retailed by Hardy & Hayes, an Ethan Allen grandfather clock, a copper weathervane from the 1920's and a collection of swords and bayonets highlighted by a Japanese Samurai sword.