Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Detroit, MI, United States
DoneSat, May 6, 2006 2:00 PM GMT
DuMouchelles May 5, 6 & 7 Auction
A collection of 19th.c. lithographs and prints featuring Historic Detroit events and structures. Paintings include an oil on canvas by the renowned Detroit artist, Douglas Arthur Teed, circa 1910. Bronze and marble sculptures are highlighted by a 19th.c Florentine sculpture 31” high in carrara marble depicting a classic nude “Venus”, a fine bronze by Mathurin Moreau depicting the biblical figure “Ruth” as well as a sculpture of an artist by Jean Jules Salmson. A LARGE COLLECTION OF FINE JEWELRY: a tennis bracelet containing over 5 cts of diamonds, a Tahitian South Sea pearl necklace as well as matching earrings, a 10 cts.Colombian emerald ring. An extensive collection of Southwest NATIVE AMERICAN silver, turquoise and coral jewelry from the ESTATE OF GLENFORD AND MARJORIE FREY of Ohio. COLLECTION OFANTIQUE FRENCH AND GERMAN BISQUE HEAD DOLLS from the ESTATE OF BARBARA MERRIOTT of Lansing, Mi. Sterling tea service by International in the “Royal Danish” pattern, a sterling tea service by Towle, sterling flatware for 12 by Towle in the “Madeira” pattern, sterling flatware by Lunt in the “Chateau Thierr” pattern. A selection of Dinner services: Wedgwood “Pimpernel” pattern, Rosenthal “Tudor Rose” pattern service for 12 with over 100pcs. Tiffany “Daffodil” hanging shade and Tiffany style leaded glass coffee table; Lalique crystal mirror, console and chandelier frame; bronze sculptures by H. Shory, Therese Quinquana and Maurice Guiraud Riviere, as well as a Jean De Marco cast bronze chess set, a Pompeian Studios bronze garden sculpture and a pair of bronze and marble sculptures of “Day” and “Night” after Michelangelo; a Mariano Barbasan Lagueruela oil painting; Frank Meisler pewter plaques; Persian rugs, including Kashan, Senna Malayer, Sarouk and Bahktiari; a Faberge lady’s mesh bag; modern and antique furniture, including Woodmark Originals and a wide selection of Saporiti, a Tokai grand piano, George II tripod table as well as patio furniture.