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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Sep 18, 2011 4:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles September 18th Auction

An extensive collection of over 250 lots of fine art, antiques, decorative art and antique furniture from An Indian Village, Detroit, MI Important Collector and featuring: oil paintings by Horatio Walker, Bruce Crain, George Gunther Hartwick, Lewis Thomas Ives, Charles Courtney Curran, Daniel Hernandez, Sir William Beechey, John Hoppner and Jean Francois Janinet; furniture by Jean-Baptiste Gamichon and attributed to Joseph Meeks and Son as well as well as 18th to 19th c. furniture with most pieces being American and some pieces of French and English, also several childs pieces, a nice antique grandfather clock and a 19th c. Japanese lacquer sewing table; 19th c. American drawings and mourning pictures; a 19th c. carved marble and micro mosaic bust of Beatrice; Baccarat 19th c. centerpiece and English, French, German, Japanese and Chinese porcelain. Select items from The Estate of Lloyd H. Diehl Jr., Bloomfield Hills, MI including graphics, oil paintings (one signed G Kneller), sterling holloware and fine jewelry highlighted by Patek Philippe and Piaget watches and a Saint Gaudens $20 gold coin mounted as a money clip. The outstanding selection of fine arts continues with works by: John Fulton Folinsbee, Frank Vining Smith, Chuang Che, Ernest Dame, Fernandez Arman as well as a special feature of 36 Havell and Lizars edition Audubon prints. Also featured: a Pablo Picasso earthenware plate, c. 1900 French bronze candelabra, 16th c. Chinese pottery servant figures, Chinese 19th c. childrens school boxes and Chinese 19th c. pictorial porcelain vases, a pair of Venetian nine light sconces and Feraghan c. 1900 and Tabriz Oriental carpets.