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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Oct 13, 2012 3:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles October 13th Auction

The Saturday auction offers beautiful antique decorative arts, fine art and furnishings, highlights of which include a Rookwood vase by Grace Young featuring the portrait of a Sioux Indian, a Black, Starr & Frost sterling tea and coffee set with sterling tray, etchings by Jean Francois Millet and James McNeill Whistler, and a Bradley & Hubbard four-light hanging fixture. Other items of note, a set of painted porcelain scenic plates by Spode, a lovely Victorian travel set enclosing sterling and porcelain tea essentials, a Loetz Candia Papillion vase, tortoise boxes and a tea caddy, and contemporary Limoges enamels by Camille; Lalique crystal; International "Marie Antoinette" sterling cream soups with Lenox liners and flatware services by Gorham, Towle, and Wallace; a New England cherry secretary desk, a Biedermeir bookcase, and an art nouveau writing desk with matching chair; over 100 lots of jewelry including an Edward Prior of London triple-case pocket watch for the Turkish market and a Swiss enameled watch signed Terrot; and a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.