Friday, July 19th at 1:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE NEW FRIDAY AUCTION START TIME: 1:00 pmFriday features fine art including a bronze sculpture by Erte (Russian 1892-1990), “The Wave”, a modernist glass sculpture by Jean Claude Novaro (France, 1943-2014). Fine oil paintings including a Middle Eastern themed painting by Fortuny depicting a harem scene. A portrait of Anne, Duchess of Hyde attributed to Sir Peter Lely (Netherlands/England 1618-1680). Fine furniture items including a Limberts Furniture 11 piece dining room set, an English oak lion and serpentine front motif, curio cabinet (c1900) and a contemporary Japanese style ascending tansu cabinet. Sterling silver items including a Lunt ‘Modern Victorian’ dinner service for 12 and a Wallace Sterling silver dinner service for 12, ‘Strativari’ pattern. Rugs and carpets including a large Persian Kerman, hand woven wool carpet, 11’ 6” x 21’. Other Persians including Kashan, Bijar and Nain to name a few. Fine jewelry including a beautiful 14kt white gold, 1.48 ct GIA ruby and 1.70 ct diamond ring. A 4.02ct Natural Blue Sapphire, .90ct. Diamond G-VS2 14kt yellow gold bracelet and a 14kt yellow gold necklace, L 17.25” tw 30.6 gr. Lighting fixtures including an Art Deco frosted milk glass theatre lamp fixture attributed to the ‘Family Theatre’ in Monroe, Michigan constructed in 1917 and a pair of French D’ore bronze candelabra lamps. Asian items including a pair foo dogs carved from Rhodonite, Chinese rose quartz carved figures and a Malachite Quan Yin carving. Fashion items including a Louis Vuitton hard-sided suitcase and soft cosmetic case. And finally decorative items including a unique collection of table model vintage cigar cutters including a brass golfer holding a golf club on an integral base and matchbox , a brass German DGRM manufactured brass WWII U-boat propeller cutter and a Reed & Barton silver plate cigar cutter and a lamplighter with an integral ashtray.
Saturday, July 20th at 11:00 am
The Saturday auction opens with an outstanding sterling silver feature highlighted by a George IV English sterling desk set, dated 1828, by Joseph Angell; a Henry Chawner, London sterling basket, 1790 and a Towle Louis XIV style sterling centerpiece, circa 1930, from the Estate of Nena Dahling, Grosse Pointe Shores. Also offered are a variety of sterling flatware sets in sought-after patterns including Reed and Barton “Francis I” and “Savannah”; Gorham in “Chantilly” and “Lily of the Valley” and Wallace flatware in the “Grand Baroque” pattern - 378 pieces in three lots. A superb collection of crystal and art glass features centerpieces, vases, stemware and figurines by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Baccarat, Lalique, Waterford, Steuben, Lundberg, Durand and Swarovski. Several prominent estates offer an impressive selection of noteworthy furniture with everything from antique to modern including pieces by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, John Widdicomb, Roycroft, Baker, Kindel, Henredon, Maitland-Smith and Mackenzie-Childs. Also perfect for the season are lovely garden furnishings including bronze swan figures, antique wicker, vintage metal tables and plant stands, cast cement sculptures and a 7-piece patio dining set by Brown and Jordan. Fashionistas will enjoy the Judith Leiber minaudière evening bag, Gucci glitter sunglasses, a Sullivan-Rollins full-length mink coat, a Neiman Marcus faux fur jacket and exquisite jewelry including a 4.44CT Sapphire and Diamond 18KT gold ladies ring with GIA Cert. and a pair of 5.60CT Natural Blue Sapphire and Diamond Floretta Post Earrings. Rounding out the sale is a fine selection of Persian silk and wool rugs, 34 lots.
Sunday, July 21st at Noon
The Sunday session is highlighted by a collection of 48 lots of Pewabic pottery, including early pieces as well as works by William Buck Stratton, Ira & Ella Peters – also a pastel and watercolor by Mary Chase Perry Stratton. Additionally there is an extensive listing of 19th c. to contemporary European and American fine art. A partial list of artists in this feature include the following: Jenne Stahl, Michael Wilkinson, Geogius Jacobus Johannes van Os, James Webb, John Friedlinger, Rembrandt, LeRoy Neiman, Crash (John Matos), Jim Clary, Antoine Blanchard, Claude Raguet Hirst, a small collection of Australian oil paintings and much more. Over 50 Oriental rugs from antique to modern; over 45 listings of jewelry, Chinese porcelain and a variety of furniture listings round out the session.