Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Jan 14, 2012 4:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles January 14th Auction
The Saturday auction offers unique and beautiful decorative arts from the 19th and early 20th century, featuring one of the most interesting designs by Belleek of Ireland the Chinese? tea urn on stand. Dating from the 19th century, the creamy porcelain urn is flanked by dragons while supported by the wings of another on the matching stand. Other noteworthy items include lovely hand-painted plaques by KPM; German porcelain figures; Lalique Perruches, Druide and Saint Francois crystal; a Pablo Picasso Joie de Vivre? plate; and a Handel scenic desk lamp. Oil paintings, watercolors and woodblocks by Edouard Febvre, F. S. Rousseau, Augustin Rouart, Scipione Simoni, Pal Fried, attributed to Louis Grimshaw, Paul Jacoulet, and Kiyoshi Saito; bronzes by David Aronson and Glen Michaels. Also, a George III sterling tea and coffee set by Craddock & Reid; Reed & Barton Francis I, Towle King Richard, and Dominick & Haff Renaissance? sterling flatware; Russian icons; English papier mache; a Jules Desbois bronze tray; fine jewelry and a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern. And from a West Bloomfield collector, Chinese and Japanese porcelains; Quezal, Tiffany and French cameo glass; and Brilliant period cut glass by J. Hoare & Co., Hawkes and Libbey.