Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Dec 14, 2008 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles December 12, 13 & 14 Auction
Friday, December 12th at 6:30 pm Antique decorative arts and furnishings, including a Sevres porcelain and dâ€™ore bronze covered urn, a Chinese medicine chest, and an art deco armoire; graphics by Erte and Dali; Waterford crystal table ware. And of special interest, from the John D. Schauermann Trust, Port Huron, Mich., an extensive collection of sports memorabilia from some of the most notable names in baseball, hockey, basketball, football, golf and NASCAR, such as Ted Williams, Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, Ted Lindsey, Gordie Howe, and Wayne Gretzky, including autographed baseballs, bats, photographs and trading cardsâ€”nearly 200 lots. Saturday, December 13th at 11:00 am Unique and beautiful offerings from the Estate of Max Ashendorf, Montague, Mich., including a Tiffany Studios bronze and favrile glass vase, Libbey and Pairpoint cut glass, antique Chinese bronze and porcelain. Also, from the Estate of Maxine Coombs of Alpena, Mich., a large collection of Victorian and early 20th century decoratives including English biscuit jars, Victorian pickle casters, pattern glass. Sunday, December 14th at Noon FROM A CLINTON TWP., MI COLLECTION: oil paintings by Jean Jacques Berne-Bellecour, Julien Dupre, Auguste Henri Musin and Homer Dodge Martin as well as decorative arts, including a Sevres centerpiece and pedestal, and jewelry, featuring a Gueblin diamond lavaliere watch and necklace. Fine arts offerings continue with works by: C. Feiertag, Bernard Pothast, Thomas Edward Roberts, William R. Leigh, Robert Hopkin, Pierre Eugene Montezin, Franz Xavier Wolf, Andre Gisson, Do Quang Em, Irving R. Bacon, Charles Henry Gifford, Charles Paul Gruppe, Fabio Fabbi and paintings attributed to Alexius Geyer, Robert S. Duncanson and Edward Ladell as well as K.P.M. plaques. A collection of Steuben sculptures including works designed by James Houston.