OXFORD, Mich. – On Oct. 4 and 5, Midwest Auction Galleries Inc. will conduct a 1,000-lot Fine Arts and Antiques auction featuring the estate of Mr. and Mrs. John McHugh, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
The McHugh collection includes 14 important artworks by Louis Icart, as well as an exceptional 19th-century carved mantel adorned by full-size maidens.
Many oil paintings will be offered, including works by Anton Otto Fischer, Charles Fazzino, Sidney Richard Percy, Louis Van der pol, George Thompson Pritchard, Salvador Dali and Louis Apol. Additionally, a selection of 19th-century etchings is consigned.
Always popular with bidders, paintings on porcelain consigned to the sale include examples by KPM and Limoges.
A nice grouping of antique American leaded-glass windows and lamps by Handel and others in the style of Tiffany Studios will be sold. Other highlights include an exceptional 18th-century Pennsylvania tall chest of drawers and marble sculptures.
The fine porcelain and glass category includes designs by Sèvres, Durand, and Venetian firms. Rookwood, Roseville and Weller pottery also will be auctioned.
The Americana and folk art section includes a 19th-century pig weathervane, carvings and boxes.
The sale also includes a very nice grouping of Chinese ceramics, ivory, and an early 20th-century picture camera with original finish.
All forms of bidding will be available during the sale, including live via the Internet. Questions regarding any items in the Oct. 4-5 auction may be directed to Midwest Auction Galleries by calling 248-236-8100.
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