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CARRARA MARBLE FOUNTAIN, H 60", W 36", D 30"
EDWARD I. FARMER STERLING, CHINESE JADE BOXCHINESE JADE DOUBLE BELT BUCKLE, L 4 1/2"
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, May 18, 2013 3:00 PM UTC

DuMouchelles May 18th Auction

The Saturday auction presents an eclectic blend of decorative arts and antique furniture hailing from the local estates of Walter Connolly, Grosse Pointe Farms, and John P. O?Hara, Bloomfield Hills; and various private collectors. The sale opens with a colorful Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre punch bowl designed by Daisy Makeig-Jones, followed by a Ferdinand Duvinage ivory and marquetry jewel casket and Edward I. Farmer sterling and Chinese jade box. Sterling silver includes an impressive pair of Georg Jensen Pomegranate candelabra and Acorn flatware, a Dominick & Haff coffee set, and a smattering of hollowware and serving pieces by Reed & Barton, Gorham, Tiffany & Co. and Georg Jensen. Antique furniture highlights include a carved marble fireplace mantel and surround originally from the library of the Alvin McCauley home, Grosse Pointe, and a carved marble fountain from the William A. Fisher home, Detroit; a Gustav Stickley oak cabinet, Queen Anne and Georgian tables and lowboy. Additionally, Chinese ivory and jade carvings, enameled porcelains, and bronze vessel; a Richard DeVore stoneware bowl; French and English majolica; antique tea caddys and lap desks; Lalique, Waterford and Hawkes crystal; fine jewelry and a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.