Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Nov 14, 2010 5:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles November 14th Auction
The over 190 entries of fine arts include: oil paintings by George Lafayette Clough, Edo Murtic, a follower of Pelidoro Caravaggio, Nikolai Vasilyevich Ovchinnikov, Serge Mendjisky, Edouard Leon Cortes, Antoine Ducros, Leon Augustin Lhermitte, Antoine Blanchard, Eastman Johnson, Homer Dodge Martin, John George Brown, Thomas Hill, Guy Carleton Wiggins, Howard Freeman Sprague and Paul Bret; sculptures by Marguerite Syamour and Betty Jacobs; a nice group of watercolors by Robert Hopkin and a gouache by Luca Papaluca. Of special interest is a Yoruba carved ivory divination tapper. Other highlights include: a Steuben ice fisherman sculpture by James Houston, a collection of world travel photographs from the early 20th c., an International â€œTrianonâ€ pattern sterling tea set, a limited edition wool rug designed by F. Leger, a Peter Zoudis silver and 18kt gold plate mirror and a French antique automaton doll with music box. The furniture selections feature: a 19th c. Louis XV style marble top large commode, an English 18th c. chest of drawers as well as 20th c. and modern furniture, including Hurtado, Sherrill, Kindel and more. The large selection of fine jewelry includes a 7.88 ct. emerald sapphire and diamond ring as well as a Patek Philippe 18kt yellow gold pocket watch.