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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Mar 15, 2014 3:00 PM GMT

DuMouchelles Saturday, March 15th Auction

The Saturday auction presents beautiful and unique decorative arts and jewelry from multiple private collections and estates. The sale opens with a Sorel Etrog bronze sculpture; signed and numbered 3/7, the abstract figure stands at an impressive 26” tall. Continuing with a collection of contemporary glass and ceramics from the Estate of Ruth E. Rich, Bloomfield, featuring works by Richard Marquis, Brent Kee, Jay Musler, John Littleton & Kate Vogel, Stephen Hodder, Curtiss Brock, Colin Reid, and others—over 40 lots. Additional items of note include a Mt. Washington Royal Flemish covered vase; a Gorham sterling loving cup dated 1906; Venetian carved and polychrome Blackamoors; Young Chang mahogany piano; Lalique, Baccarat, and Steuben crystal tableware and decorative ware; Chinese scrolls; Swarovski crystal miniatures; and a collection of art deco English and European enameled silver and cut glass dresser jars. Over 100 lots of fine and antique jewelry including a Buccellati 18kt yellow gold thistle brooch, Henry Dunay bracelet, Etruscan and Egyptian Revival gold necklaces, bracelets and brooches, a 2.97 emerald cut diamond ring with GIA certification, Tiffany gold and sterling, and antique gold pocket watches. Austrian illuminated document pertaining to Ferdinand I, dated 1561, and a collection of correspondence hand written by President Ulysses S. Grant; and a variety of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.