Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Sep 18, 2010 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles Sept 18th Auction
Featuring lovely sterling silver from various private collections including a pair of George III candlesticks by Matthew Boulton, a George II basting spoon, and a pair of Victorian entre dishes by the Barnard Family; Wallace Rose Point, Georg Jensen Acanthus, Acorn and Cactus flatware; candelabra by Gorham and S. Kirk & Son. Also from private collectors: a striking pair of art deco silvered bronze bookends by Andre Vincent Becquerel; a Lalique â€˜Ceylanâ€™ opalescent vase, circa 1924; a set of Bohemian gold-decorated service plates, circa 1920; an antique Japanese samurai suji kabuto (helmet); a beautifully carved walnut Victorian parlor suite; Chinese Export porcelain; a 150-piece Continental flatware service, circa 1920; Baccarat and Waterford crystal. From the Estate of Arpena Kahayian of Beverly Hills, International Richelieu flatware and other sterling hollowware, ivory portrait miniatures, and a large offering of jewelry and oriental rugs. Of special interest, Black Americana and Folk Art from the collection of Joan Sikorski, featuring dolls by Armand Marseille, Heubach Kopplesdorf, oil cloth and wax dolls, bisque and lead figures, tin toys and cast iron banks; as well as 19th century Wedgwood, figural cigar cutters and humidors, and bronze sculptures after C. M. Russell, Carl Kauba, and Namgreb.