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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Sep 14, 2008 3:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles September 12, 13 & 14 Auction

Featuring the Estate of Vivian LaPointe, a collector of buttons for 20 years who won many ribbons at the Michigan Button fairs, served as vice president of the Michigan Button Society. A collection consisting of fine jewelry including a 11mm diameter Baroque style Tahitian black pearl necklace; coins and currency; an extensive collection of toys from a Grosse Pointe Park, Mi. estate including metal wind-ups, toy cap pistols, metal U.S. Air Force bomber with a 25 wingspan and childs platform swing.From the John D. Schauermann Trust, carved marble fireplace surrounds, bronze and marble sculptures, garden statuary, and a bevy of furnishings and decorative objects, over 200 lots. Late 18th-early 20th century American silver by James Howell, Bigelow Bros. & Kennard, David Smith, Gorham, and others, from the Estate of George Omelianoff, Beverly Hills, Mich. Select items from THE DETROIT CLUB, DETROIT, MI including oil paintings by Arnold Marc Gorter, Robert Hopkin, Alexander H. Wyant, Constant Troyon, Charles Yardley Turner and Edward W. Gentz, also a Waltham American Federal Revival eglomaise clock, Hamadan and kelim Oriental runners as well as railings and grilles from the club and a pair of silver Paris duck presses. 20th c. fine art from THE ESTATE OF RICHARD CALVERT, TRAVERSE CITY, MI with works by Charles Harper, William Tyner, Richard Schemm and Carol Wald and additional fine art from THE ESTATE OF REX LAMOREAUX, PONTIAC, MI. Fine art works by: Mathias Joseph Alten, Emile Gruppe, Darryl Trott, Howard Behrens, Balthazar Denner, George Morland, Rudolf Ernst, Charles Louis Auguste Cousin, Filippo Indoni, Georges Laugee, Joseph Hochrein, William Keith, Sir John Everett Millais, Thomas Colman Dibdin, Alfonso Beccaluva, Alexander Dzigurski, Adolphe Joseph Thomas Monticelli and A. Batacchi as well as Russian bronzes after Eugene Alexandrovitch Lanceray and Petr Karlovic KLODT VON JURGENSBURG.