Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, May 16, 2010 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles May 16th Auction
American art from THE ESTATE OF A BIRMINGHAM, MI FINE ART COLLECTOR, including such artists as: Peter Baumgras, Franklin Chenault, George Benjamin Luks, Leon Dabo, Arthur Bowen Davies, Thomas Sully, John Neagle, Charles B. Culver, Alan Price, William Gropper, Ernest Lawson, William S. Horton and more. Chinese and Japanese art from THE ESTATE OF DAVID STEINMAN, BLOOMFIELD Hills, MI with Japanese woodblock prints (Hashiguchi Goyo, Kiyoshi Saito, Hiroshi Yoshida, Utagawa Toyokuni, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Nakayama Tadashi and others) and Chinese and Japanese 19th to 20th c. paintings including hanging scrolls. The fine arts selections continue with works by: Walter Griffin, Henry Bacon, Marcel Dyf, Louis Icart, Adrien Etienne Gaudez, Dame Laura Knight, McClelland Barclay and Alexander Kanchik to name but a few, as well as 17th/18th c. old master paintings and a group of Italian carved wood 17th/18th sculptures. Decorative arts are highlighted by: an extensive orientalia collection of porcelain, ivory and jade, as well as a Chinese export porcelain grouping featuring a Mandarin Rose bowl and Sacred Bird & Butterfly dishes. The over 90 lots of jewelry feature: a 9.26 ct. natural Zambian emerald and diamond ring, 30 ct. star sapphire lady's ring, Hammerman Bros. 18kt pave diamond bracelet with pearls, 2.50 ct. diamond snowflake cluster ring, 3.50 ct. diamond band, citrine, diamond and sapphire butterfly pendant and pin, natural emerald and diamond necklace, earrings and bracelet set and a St. George 18kt gold necklace and earrings.