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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSun, Aug 19, 2012 4:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles August 19th Auction

The Sunday session of the August auction is highlighted by a modern and contemporary arts feature including such artists as: Chuang Che, Pierre de Mougins, Grace Hardigan, Richard Hamilton, Joan Miro, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Robert Motherwell and William Allen. Other artists in the session of special note are: Fernand Le Quesne, Nicolas Paliakof, Chabrier, Pierre Henri Dumas, Adolf Kaufman, Jane Peterson, Antonio Jacobsen, Charles Wilson Knapp, Ernest Harrison Barnes, J.J. Audubon (Bowen edition lithographs), Howard Cook and Bruno Zach. Furniture features include Georgian tall and Herschede tall case clocks, a George III chest-on-chest, Viennese 19th c. armoire and a Johnson Hadley Johnson sideboard. Jewelry enthusiasts will be interested in the session's nice selection including: an 18kt gold necklace with 10 cts. of diamonds, a Missiaglia diamond and ruby brooch and a 153 ct. cabochon emerald and 20kt gold brooch. Collectors of Oriental rugs will surely find the over 40 offerings in carpet and throw sizes (Kerman, Sarouk, Hamadan, Herez, Nain, Bokhara, Keshan, etc.) to their liking. Finally, of special interest, is a c. 40' Carver cabin cruiser to be auctioned.