Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Jan 17, 2009 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles January 17th Auction
Friday, January 16th at 6:30 pm Featuring, from various private collectors, a beautiful 15.0ct t.w. diamond, platinum and gold brooch; a Pairpoint three-light lamp with a frosted floral glass shade; Portuguese silver, including a hot water kettle on stand; a collection of Towle Louis XIV sterling silver flatware and hollowware, over ten lots, and a Whiting Division of Gorham Violet flatware service; Belleek, Lladro, and Limoges porcelain; a variety of furnishings in Queen Anne, Chippendale, Louis XVI, and Victorian styles; Persian and Chinese wool carpets; art work by Dorothy Renals and an Erte bronze sculpture. Saturday, January 17th at 11:00 am Saturday's session features antique porcelain, silver and furnishings from a Clinton Twp. collector, highlights include a Russian icon with silver oklad, Tiffany sterling centerpiece, French garnitures, a Rookwood vellum glaze vase by Ed Diers, an Italian walnut cassone, a Sleepy Hollow rosewood armchair. Also, KPM, Meissen and Sevres porcelain, Gubelin Lucerne enamel and French boulle mantel clocks, Chinese and Ja panese carved ivory, and Satsuma and Imari porcelain from a Farmington Hills collection. Sunday, January 18th at Noon Fine arts offerings feature works by: Hans Gustav Burkhardt, Anthony Thieme, David Bierk, Laura Fiume, Arnold Marc Gorter, Fritz Thaulow, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miro, Robert Hopkin, Alfred Cornelius Howland, Edward William Cooke, A. Tiot, Lorenzo Ghiglieri, as well as an attributed to Luigi Nono oil painting and KPM plaques. Antique and semi-antique Oriental rugs in throw, runner and room sizes. An extensive offering of fine jewelry, over 110 lots, including Cartier and Tiffany. Of special interest are Cie Des Bronzes and Curtis & Dunning clocks, a Chickering grand piano, Le Corbusier sofa and chairs.