Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Aug 14, 2005 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles August 12th 13th & 14th Auction
Three pianos including a Baldwin baby grand, an Aeolian duo art grand piano by George Steck & Co as well as a spinet piano by Whitney. Furniture selections include a French style curio cabinet, a mahogany Hepplewhite style diningroom set with eight chairs and a fine French satinwood bombe commode. Authentic "Tiger Stadium" seats with cast iron tiger figures under the arms. Lots of jewelry from diamond necklaces and gold bracelets to Colombian emeralds. Decorative accessories including antique French and marble mantle urns, Lalique crystal, Hummel figurines and pottery by Roseville, Grueby and Weller. MacKenzie-Childs unique hand decorated furniture and ceramics, other custom carpets and accessories. A large selection of furniture by Baker Furniture Co. including dining table, occasional tables, chairs, and an outstanding Chinoisserie secretary desk. Several sterling flatware sets will be offered including: Gorham "King Richard" and "Rose Marie" and International "Wild Rose". China services by Royal Crown Derby in the "Imari" pattern as well as complete services by Hutschenreuther and Limoges. Crystal includes a full service of stemware in the "Colleen" pattern. A fine selection of clocks includes Seth Thomas, Waterbury, Vienna regulators etc. Of special interest is a HESTER BATEMAN George III tankard as well as Copenhagen sterling by the renowned silversmith C C Hermann. Saturday includes a nickelodean by Stafford and Laffargue. Oil paintings by McClelland Barclay, Charles Waltensperger, Alfred A. Partridge, Jose Marie Bracho, Charles Henry Turner, Joseph Antonio Hekking, Alexander Morlon, Terence Tenison Cuneo, C. Levain. Ernest Rancoulet and Pierre Andree bronze sculptures and modern graphics by Victor Vasarely and Alexander Calder. Additional features include: an Elliot of London grandfather clock, 3 ct. emerald ring, Russian silver including a Pavel Ovchinnikov, Niello cup and saucer, gold coins and Oriental rugs.