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DoneSat, Apr 12, 2014 11:00 AM EDT
Detroit, MI, USA

DuMouchelles April 12th, 2014 Auction

The Saturday auction presents a bevy of beautiful sterling silver from multiple private collections and estates, highlights of which include a mid-century modern Tiffany water pitcher, a pair of 18th century English candlesticks by Ebenezer Coker, and other antique hollowware crafted by Gale & Willis, Dominick & Haff, and Redlich & Co., as well as Tiffany & Co. 'Flemish', Durgin 'Iris', Gorham 'Melrose' and other flatware,over 100 lots to peruse. Additional items of note include a Galle cameo glass floor vase; Sevres porcelain dresser box and set of twelve painted plates; French bronze mounted alabaster and marble decorative arts, bronze blackamoor candlesticks, and Italian marble busts; Chinese nephrite figure of Guanyin at 46" tall; circa 1800 English ceramics, including a Liverpool pearlware jug; Swiss rosewood disc and cylinder music boxes; a circa 1800 American cherry chest of drawers, antique Windsor chairs, and contemporary decorator quality furnishings. Over 50 lots of fine jewelry, featuring early 20th century and art deco pieces from a Port Huron estate including a Tiffany & Co. diamond flower brooch, a Lacloche Freres jabot pin, and sapphire and diamond bracelet; Judith Leiber and Kathrine Baumann minaudiere from a West Coast collector; and a selection of oriental rugs from semi antique to modern.