Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Oct 11, 2008 2:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles October 10, 11 & 12 Auction
Friday features a Young Chang Queen Anne style oak player piano; a large collection of Native American artifacts including arrow heads, pottery vessels, baskets, drums, weapons etc. attributed to Acoma Pueblo, Hopi, Zuni, Ute and other native groups; a collection of Erte (Romain de Tirtoff), (Russian 1892-1990), serigraphs and watercolors; a large collection of fine jewelry including a pair of 3.02 ctw brilliant cut diamond earrings, each having a 1.51 ct round cut diamond set in 14 kt white gold.Saturday features from the Estate of Robert Lesich, George Jensen â€œOld Danishâ€ sterling flatware service, bronze and marble sculptures, Victorian oil paintings, a French Empire bronze clock and pair of candelabra, early 19th century English ceramics, and antique furnishings. Also, from various collectors, Tiffany favrile glass candlesticks, vases and bowls; Daum pate de verre and Lalique crystal; a pair of Edward T. Hurley bronze candelabra; Brilliant period cut glass; American, Norwegian and Russian silver; late 18th-late 19th century furniture, including a Country French armoire, English Sheraton sideboard, and a Carlton House desk; a collection of memorabilia concerning Amelia Earhart. Sunday A BIRMINGHAM, MI ESTATE featuring: oil paintings by Edward Percy-Moran, Philip Russell Goodwin, Paul Jean Clays, Pierre Eugene Montezin, Ernest Albert, Frank Knox Morton Rehn; graphics by William Harry Warren Bicknell, Gordon Hope Grant, John Stewart Curry and Francisco Goya; antique furniture; Oriental rugs (Sarouk, Kerman and Keshan) and a variety of decorative arts (silver, cut glass and pottery/porcelain). Fine art from THE ESTATE OF JOHN E. HERLITZ, BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI featuring mostly contemporary works by Richard Kozlow, Tom Bennett, Philip Thorngate and others, as well as a bronze sculpture of Walter P. Chrysler by C.V. Reeves and a Chihuly blown glass freeform vase.