Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Jun 11, 2011 3:00 PM UTC
DuMouchelles June 11th Auction
The Saturday sale boasts the glass collection from the Estate of George H. Gowen of Ottawa Hills, Ohio. Included are lovely examples by Tiffany, Steuben, Durand, Loetz and Quezal, and an Oscar Bach centerpiece; Brilliant period cut glass by Libbey, Hawkes, Clark, and others; Victorian and early American glass; as well as antique German hand-painted porcelain plaques; an 18th century walnut table-top desk and a French inlaid burl walnut tantalus complete with crystal decanters and aperitifs. From the Estate of Richard White of Grosse Ile, 19th century English furnishings and ceramics; and from private collectors: a Franz Bergman bronze mechanical sculpture; Steuben Silverina vase; a Gretl & Leo Wollner textile for Knoll International; Pewabic pottery vases and tiles; a 16-piece Edwardian dining set; an arts & crafts oak library table in the style of Limbert; and a 19th century Louis XV style ormolu-mounted parquetry bureau plat; sterling silver flatware and hollowware by Reed & Barton, Gorham, Tiffany & Co., and Wallace; Lladro figures; Chinese porcelains; an art deco enamel and diamond compact and other fine jewelry; as well as a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.