Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Nov 14, 2009 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles November 14th Auction
The Saturday sale features French furniture and decorative arts from the Estate of Al and Harriet Cytacki, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., including a gilt bronze and porcelain pedestal table, a variety bronze and porcelain candelabra, circa 1800 Italian gesso consoles, and Wallace "Grand Baroque" flatware; an impressive Chinese carved jade table screen and antique furnishings such as a Federal banjo clock and circa 1800 barometer from the collection of Alfred S. Warren, Grosse Pointe, Mich.; antique Chinese carved jade and early 20th century American sterling silver from the Estate of George Omelianoff, Beverly Hills, Mich.; a collection of Erte original works and serigraphs; and 60 lots of RS Prussia porcelain from the collection of Mary Jo Griffith, Novi, Mich. Additionally from private collectors, a unique Biedermeier automaton/music box clock, Handel table lamps and boudoir lamp, Tiffany Studios bronze Zodiac desk accessories, a rare Minton majolica tortoise teapot, a George III tea caddy given as a wedding gift to Ethel DuPont and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr.; a circa 1800 Glasgow tall case clock, American Hepplewhite chest, and turn-of-the-century music boxes; as well as a variety of fine jewelry and oriental rugs from antique to modern.