Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Apr 17, 2010 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles April 17th Auction
Featuring from private collections and several local estates, a circa 1830 American tiger maple slant-front desk; a nine-piece Tiffany Studios desk set in the Pine Needle pattern, a Steuben Aurene footed bowl, and other early 20th century examples from Quezal and Loetz; a pair of original bronze and ivory figural bookends by P. Tereszczuk, another pair by Robert Ingersoll Aitken, early 20th century, as well as bronzes after Henry Moore and Frederic Remington; and Wallace Grand Baroque sterling flatware. From the Estate of Victoria Kane, Port Huron, a Steinway & Sons mahogany grand piano, French furnishings, fine jewelry and objet de vertu, including 18th century boxes; a collection of Meissen porcelain originally from the Estate of Arnold Hoffman, Grosse Pointe in the Blue Onion and Blue Floral patterns; and Georgian silver flatware from the Estate of George Omelianoff, Beverly Hills, Michigan. Additionally, an array of fine jewelry highlighted by a 19th century Patek Philippe pocket watch, a 13.79ct cabochon sapphire and diamond ring, and 1.92ct diamond ring over 100 lots, as well as oriental rugs and carpets from antique to modern.