Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Apr 16, 2010 10:30 PM GMT
DuMouchelles April 16th Auction
Friday nights auction opens with a stunning Mexican Sterling Tea & Coffee set, with tray, and a Hudson River School painting. The sale continues with numerous offerings of Sterling Silver including two Gorham Sterling Centerpiece Bowls, c. 1900, a set of four S. Kirk & Son repousse candlesticks and a Hester Bateman sterling tablespoon from 1783. Other quality decoratives include an impressive Von Schierholz Porcelain Figural Compote, c. 1940, American Pottery Co. of Los Angeles Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs figures, c. 1940, and five lots of multiple porcelain boxes by Limoges and Herend; this month also features fine Oriental rugs and carpets, from the early 20th century to contemporary. Friday nights sale also boasts copious amounts of trophy mounts including an African Roosevelt Sable, an African Eland and Russian Boars; there is also a plethora of important coins and stamps, over 30 lots, as well as a unique feature of forty-three Grande Ballroom Postcards, c. 1967-1968.