Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Jan 14, 2011 11:30 PM UTC
DuMouchelles January14th Auction
Friday features a variety of goods including fine decorative objects such as an Amphora Work Reissner Porcelain Figural Group, c. 1892-1905, a Five Piece German .835 Silver Coffee & Tea Service, and 52 pieces of Christofle Silver Plate Flatware in the "Perles" pattern; along with an unusual item of particular interest, a Cast Iron "Daniel Boone" Highway Marker, c. 1913-1938. A bevy of Fine Arts, 50 lots, are also being offered from lithographs to oil paintings, including "Elk Island" an oil on masonite by Jim Wilcox (American, b. 1941). An assortment of jewelry is also being offered, 50 lots, including an 18kt Gold & Silver Pendant with Diamonds & Pink Tourmaline, a Pair of Natural Emerald & Diamond Earrings and From the Collection of Joseph & Norina Simon, Grosse Pointe Farms, Single, Double & Triple Strand Pearl Necklaces and an 18Kt Yellow & White Gold Twisted Rope Necklace, 55 grams. The crown jewel of Friday night's sale is definitely the Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Autographed Baseball, 1927-1929, amongst other important sports paraphernalia including a Lou Gehrig & Joe DiMaggio signed Baseball (1936 New York Yankees) and "Dummy: Weekly Sport Magazine"-the Preview Issue of Sports Illustrated which includes a signed typed letter from the publisher, H.H.S. Phillips, Jr..