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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, Nov 15, 2014 4:00 PM GMT

Decorative Arts, Fine Furniture & Antiques

The Saturday sale presents a bounty of beautiful antique decorative arts and distinctive furniture from several private collections and local estates. The sale opens with early 20th century art glass by Steuben, Tiffany and Quezal, including a four-light chandelier fitted with Aurene shades, followed by German painted plaques; Teplitz bisque; French porcelains, bronze urns and figural clocks; and antique Santos carvings and crucifixes. Unique furnishings comprise a Continental sedan chair; a Browne & Buckwell harp; Italian carved marble corbels, a sacristy, fountain, and reliquary; a parcel gilt and carved wood shrine; large European carved figures, Venetian blackamoors, and a carousel horse; as well as a French Aubusson settee, vitrines, and a Louis XVI style hall stand, together with mid-century modern examples by Charles & Ray Eames and George Nelson for Herman Miller, Marcel Breuer, Paul McCobb, and Dunbar. Additional lots of note include a Royal Copenhagen ?Blue Half Lace? dinner set; George III quillwork and Victorian tortoise tea caddies; a Martin Hall & Co. sterling tea set, c. 1855, and flatware services by Gorham and International; R. Lalique ?Formose? vase and Libbey Brilliant cut glass; a collection of early-mid 20th century Navajo rugs; a Continental silvered metal marriage belt dated 1661; over 140 lots of fine jewelry; and an Hermes Vert Fonce Gulliver Birkin bag.