Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Oct 15, 2011 3:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles October 15th Auction
he Saturday sale offers decorative arts and fine jewelry from the Estate of Gloria Vuici-Smith, Grosse Pointe; sterling silver from the Estate of Edward and Dorothy Langs, Ann Arbor; fine jewelry, decorative arts and antique furnishings from various private collections. Highlights among the over 200 lots of fine jewelry are an Edward Petri art deco watch, Van Cleef & Arpels ring, a French 18kt yellow gold and diamond bracelet, and a 2.25ct diamond ring, as well as beautiful Indian gold pieces mounted with precious stones, yellow gold and pearl necklaces and bracelets. Additionally, art glass lamps by Handel, Jefferson, Pittsburgh, Bradley & Hubbard, and Phoenix; Pewabic and Rookwood pottery vases; a 19th century French bronze and marble clock and a Sevres porcelain clock garniture; a variety of sterling silver by Gorham, International, Alvin, and Tiffany & Co.; English porcelains by Minton, Worcester, and Rockingham; American Indian beadwork and Navajo rugs; Chinese ivory and jade carvings, and hand-decorated porcelains; a Herschede grandfather clock; and a variety of oriental rugs from antique to modern.