Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Nov 16, 2008 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles November 14, 15 & 16 Auction
Features include artwork: including a collection of ROMAIN DE TIRTOFF ERTE (RUSSIAN, 1892-1990), serigraphs from a local collector; a beautiful L. Moynier & Bouttel, 18 kt yellow gold open face repeater watch encrusted with semi-precious stones; from a local consigner, a beautiful Habibian silk and wool blend Persian rug 10' 9" x 7' 1"; from 1845, an intricate handmade needlework sampler, initialed "CA" and adorned with bright red roses and farm scenes; Schoenbek "Equinox" crystal and brass chandeliers, ceiling fixtures and wall sconces; also in the sale is an exquisite Reed & Barton "Francis I" pattern Sterling silver flatware service for 12. A collection of antique Japanese and Chinese decorative arts including an ukiyo-e woodblock triptych by Kunisada, a Georges Rouault etching,18th century Delft pottery, majolica garden seats by George Jones, Wedgwood luster ware, and 19th century Swiss and German music boxes from astute Toledo, Ohio collectors; and from the Estate of George Omelianoff, Beverly Hills, Mich., late 18th-early 20th century French and English silver including wine tasting cups, a Victorian double inkstand, punch and toddy ladles; also, from a Grosse Pointe, Mich. estate, a collection of autographs by such notables as Josiah Bartlett, Grover Cleveland, King Louis XVIII of France, and Ty Cobb.FROM A BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI COLLECTION: important and monumental Victorian furniture including American Renaissance Revival, Rococo Revival, R.J. Horner, Herter Brothers and French 19th c. as well as Maria Theresa 30 light chandeliers. Properties of the John Schauermann Trust, Edison Shores, Port Huron, MI featuring marble sculptures and fireplaces. The session continues with a c. 1780 American powder horn, Tiffany sterling tea and coffee sets, Richard, art glass vase, Oushak Turkish carpets, Gorham "Chantilly" and Wallace "Grand Baroque" sterling flatware, an Ascher cut 4.08 ct. diamond ring and a collection of Russian icons.