Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Nov 13, 2010 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles November 13th Auction
The Saturday sale opens with a sampling of early 20th century art glass by Tiffany, Quezal and Galle, a unique and modern shard vessel by Rick Dillingham, and Andy Warhol's "Souper Dress" from the 1960s; followed by lovely early 20th century sterling silver table ware by Wise & Son, Gorham and Whiting, Georg Jensen "Acorn" and Wallace "Grand Baroque" flatware services. Additionally, an array of antique furnishings and paintings from a Marshall, Michigan collector, including a circa 1830 rosewood marquetry cabinet sofa, an English slant-front desk, nicely rendered oil on canvas after Titian's "A Man with a Quilted Sleeve", and a leather armchair once owned by Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty (notable for the Teapot Dome Scandal). And from various private collectors: oil paintings by Jules Pages and Franklin C. Courter; Paul Philippe art deco bronze sculpture of a dancer; German Expressionist etchings and woodcuts; Meissen porcelain; a circa 1760 German violin and a bow by Albert Nurnberger; Pickard hand-painted and signed vases; Chinese and Japanese porcelains; equestrian prints; American coin silver; Lladro and Royal Doulton figures; dazzling diamond jewelry; and oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.