Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Dec 12, 2010 5:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles December 12th Auction
THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH AND NORINA SIMON, GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI featuring: oil paintings by Konstantin Makovsky, Henri Emilien Rousseau, Angelo Asti, James Edward Buttersworth, Gilbert Gaul, William Alison Martin and many more as well as old master paintings including school of Carlo Dolci; sculptures with bronzes by Mike Krone, two early castings after Frederic Remington and a carved marble crouching Venus after the classical; over 40 offerings of fine jewelry highlighted by a 10.7 ct. diamond ring with GIA certificate, a 3.70 ct. natural alexandrite brooch and a 4.45 ct. diamond ring with GIA certificate and a Rolex 18kt gold wristwatch; Kerman rugs in throw and room sizes; decorative arts items include a 34 light Czechoslovakian chandelier, Mexican sterling silver holloware and Teplitz busts. The extensive entries of fine arts continue with works by: Douglas Arthur Teed, Olivier de Penne, Adolf Echtler, Alfred Thompson Bricher,Mortimer L. Smith, Lisa Milroy, Lester Johnson, Pierre-Jacques Pelletier, attributed to Antonio Jacobson, Emile Edmond Peynot, Alfred Eisenstaedt and graphics by Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Joan Miro, Jean Dubuffet and others. Other highlights include an Aaron Willard banjo clock, a pair of Chinese export Qing dynasty dishes, Tiffany art glass and a Tiffany and Co. 1.48 ct. diamond solitaire ring.