Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, May 15, 2011 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles May 15th Auction
From the collection of Denise and Bruce Wayne, Beverly Hills, MI. over 175 lots including: oil paintings by John O?Brian Inman, Thomas Addison Richards, Elihu Vedder, Clarice Smith, Joseph B. O?Sickey and Marko Mavrovich; Dr. Wall porcelain; fine jewelry including south sea pearl earrings and a rhodolite garnet and sapphire ring designed by Ruth Taubman, a 3.75 ct. diamond ring with GIA certificate, Roberto Coin bracelets, David Yurman silver and gold pieces, etc.; Baccarat crystal; Chanel and Judith Leiber bags and belts and Hermes scarves.The outstanding selection of fine arts continues with works by: Louis Gabriel Eugene Isabey, August Wilhelm Sohn, Lionel Percy Smythe, John Reinhard Weguelin, Paul Serrure, Wou-KI Zao, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol, Paul Jenkins, Louise Nevelson, Joan Miro, Karen Wilberding Diefenbach, Horace Daillion, Anthony Quinn and F. Avilo.Of special interest is a nice selection of Chinese porcelain, ivory and jade as well as Japanese porcelain including Satsuma and Imari. Also of note is a Brueton mahogany dining set, a Louis XV style inlaid cylinder desk, a Regina coin operated disc music box and a pair of very large bronze vessels with ram?s head handles.Oriental rug collectors will like the over 20 offerings in the auction including Tabriz, Sarouk, Kermanshah, Kerman, Mahal and Herez.The sterling silver highlights include Reed & Barton 'Burgundy' pattern and Lunt 'Eloquence' pattern flatware sets.