Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Oct 16, 2009 9:30 PM GMT
DuMouchelles October 16th Auction
Fridays sale showcases an impressive 21foot long, mahogany, 1940 Gar Wood Vacationer utility power boat & trailer; Civil War era hand painted porcelain family portrait miniatures by Aloys L. Eckard (German, 1845-1906); unique sculptures which include a polychrome mobile garden sculpture by O.E. Lewis and a contemporary aluminum sculpture by James Myford (American, late 20th century); an impressive collection of Asian decorative objects, over 20 lots, such as fine Chinese porcelain, carved bamboo, Chinese hard stone and soap stone stamps as well as other eclectic goods; also featured are two exquisite ship models, the U.S.S. Hartford Sloop of War, 43 in length, and the Royal Albert Ship-of-the-line, 35 long; a fine collection jewelry which features a 4.75 ct. blue cushion cut spinel & 14 kt white gold ring, a 10 ct. marquise cut sapphire By the Yard necklace and a 14 kt white gold, diamond & Tahitian pearl ring and over 50 lots of distinctive furniture including a Chippendale style dining room table & chairs, an Art Deco black lacquer nine piece dining room set and an Italian Gothic Revival carved walnut chair, c. 1880.