Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Apr 17, 2011 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles April 17th Auction
A fine arts selection of over 160 oils, watercolors, gouaches, drawings, bronzes and graphics including works by: J. Orloff, George Inness, Frederick Stuart Church, Guy Carleton Wiggins, Douglas Arthur Teed, Mathurin Moreau, Mario Marini, Pal Fried, Albertus Del Orient Browere, George Albert Frost, T. Zapata, H. Welters and Jean Jules Cambos to name a few plus a polychromed German carved wood 17th c. Virgin and Child. Of special interest is a feature of over 45 Chinese porcelain, ivory and amber pieces, Venetian glass sconces, Maria Teresa style 13 light crystal chandelier, 6 Italian crystal and brass 12 light chandeliers, a 19th c. enamel decorated French crystal jewel box and a Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co. English brass telescope. The furniture highlights include an antique Georgian breakfront, Steinway model B grand piano, two lots of Paul Sormani small pieces and a carved mirror designed by Albert Kahn for the Wabeek mansion of James Couzens. Of interest to clock collectors is a 19th c. French bronze mantle clock, a Vulliamy English cathedral style mantle clock and an Elliot of London tall case clock. The list of jewelry features a 3.28 ct. solitaire diamond ring with GIA certificate, a 25 ct. natural emerald bracelet and a 28 ct. natural multi-color sapphire cluster bracelet. The Oriental rugs and carpets to choose from include Sarouk, Herez, Kerman, Afghan and more.