Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Aug 14, 2010 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles August 14h Auction
Featuring from the Estate of Amelia Judd Smith, Saginaw, paintings and etchings by Fritz Scholder, Charles Culver, Jessie B. Evans, Loren Dunlap, Leon Lundmark, George Elbert Burr, and Alfred H. Hutty; a circa 1810 English mahogany tall case clock; Meissen porcelain, including 18th and 19th century figures, a Marcolini period armorial covered urn, and Indianische Blumen pattern dinner ware, 145 pieces; a Steuben glass punch bowl and figural ornamentals; lovely early 20th century sterling by Frank M. Whiting, Gorham, Watson Co., Dominick & Haff, Allen Adler, and others. Additionally, from the Estate of Mary Kennedy, Ann Arbor, 19th-early 20th century jewelry, glassware and sterling silver, including Gorham Old French flatware, English lap desks, and a unique art pottery ewer by the Faience Mfg. Co., circa 1890. From various private collections: George III sterling candlesticks by William Caf and an Irish tea set by William Hamy and James Scott; a Gorham Medallion tea & coffee set, c. 1865; an Amphora art nouveau compote; Le Tallec a Paris porcelains; a plethora of fine jewelry, including a Rolex and Concord gentlemen's wristwatches, as well as a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern. And of special interest, from the travels of Frederic Sterns, a collection of eight photo/travel albums with unique images of Japan, Ceylon, British West Indies, Nepal, Turkey, India and Singapore, circa 1900.