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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Sep 15, 2012 3:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles September 15th Auction

The Saturday auction opens with a lovely selection of antique French glass and bronze decorative arts, highlights of which include a Daum cameo glass syrup pitcher with silver mounts, a Galle cameo vase, quaint boxes, and a pair of champlevé tazze by Ferdinand Barbedienne. The sale continues with a Georgian silver six-piece tea service with impressive eagle adornment, a Gorham tray presented to J. Edward Lundy of Ford Motor Co., and other services by Reed & Barton and Gorham; antique carved marble sculptures and lamps, including those by Emil Rizec, Rudolf Kaesbach, and Pietro Bazzanti; a Sevres Marie Antoinette portrait urn with bronze mounts; English and French furnishings such as an inlaid bombe desk, marble-top commodes, vitrines and settees, as well as a circa 1800 Chinese lacquer sewing table, and English telescope by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co.; Gorham "Chantilly" and International "Royal Danish" sterling flatware sets; Steuben glass and Baccarat crystal; fine jewelry, including a vintage Vacheron & Constantin 18kt gold gentleman's wristwatch and a Tiffany & Co. diamond and platinum wedding set; as well as a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.