Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Sep 17, 2010 10:30 PM GMT
DuMouchelles Sept 17th Auction
Friday evening's sale offers a selection of unique items including a Harley Davidson "Road King Police" Motorcycle, a Bentley Speed-6 Pedal Car Made by Stevenson Brothers Classic Cars (England) & "The Blues Brothers-Jake & Elwood" composition sculptures. Lovely decorative objects are also found throughout the auction, such as elaborate Porcelain Plates with Fired Gold accents by Crown Staffordshire, Heinrich & Co. (Decorated by Pickard) & Minton; also of particular interest are two German Art Nouveau Hand Painted Porcelain Cabinet Plates, one of which features "Daphne". Friday night also showcases a large collection of African art including carved wood sculptures, masks & spears, over 30 lots. An abundance of fine Furniture is also available this month, over 50 lots, including a Pair of George III Side Chairs from the late 18th Century & a 19th century English Sheraton Carved Mahogany Sideboard. Of special interest a Japanese Officer's Katana with a Lacquered Wood Saya.