Friday, May 17th, 2019 at 1:00 PM NEW START TIME

PLEASE NOTE NEW FRIDAY AUCTION START TIME: 1:00 pm

Friday features a fine book collection from a Grosse Pointe estate which includes a complete 38 volume set of “The Collected Works Of Sir Winston Churchill”, a 32 volume set of “The Papers Of Ulysses S. Grant” and “Crusade In Europe” by Dwight D. Eisenhower to name a few. Fine furniture including a Limbert’s Furniture Company, arts and crafts dining room set. A carved oak hall mirror, C. 1906; a Japanese, hand painted silk on paper, twelve panel screen, 69” H. x 288” L., fully extended. A fine assortment of mid-century modern furniture including Milo Baughman arm chairs, Alvar Aalto arm chairs, Charles Eames for Herman Miller, shell arm chairs. Hand woven wool rugs and runners including Persian Kashans, a Kashmar, a hand woven silk rug, 4’ 2” x 6’ 6” and a Persian Karajeh runner, 3’ 2” x 14’ 4”. Sterling silver pieces including a Reed and Barton ‘Francis I’ dinner service, 103 pcs. and a Towle ‘Old Master’ dinner service, 75 pcs. and an 8-piece set of Gorham sterling silver salt and pepper shakers. Firearms including a German Bongarde, Dusseldorf, 18th century, flintlock fowler, an Ohio, percussion cap, .45 cal table gun, C. 1850 also a Marlin model 1881, .22 caliber, lever action carbine, C. 1885. A modern ‘High Standard’ Model Ten, 12 gauge magnum semi-auto shotgun. Decorative items including fine French bronze and marble urns including a pair of Magnum size bronze and marble urns, 27” H. also a Sevres bronze and porcelain garniture set. Jewelry items including a 14kt white gold, natural sapphire and diamond bracelet, with 3.58 total cts in sapphires and 4.00 total cts in diamonds; a pair of 14kt white gold and diamond cluster earrings with a 0.52 cts of center diamonds and 0.77 cts in side diamonds and a 14kt yellow gold, marquis and baguette cut diamond ring, 1.00 total ct wt. Sound and speaker systems including JBL ‘XPL 200A’ stereo speakers, a Jim Lansing mahogany large corner speaker and a Macintosh control center, disk player and turntable. Fine art including abstract oils on canvas by Katona (Amer, Ohio, 20th c). and color lithographs by John Pitre (Amer 20th c) and nautical offset lithographs by Great Lakes artist Jim Clary. Porcelains including portrait plates by Sevres and Royal Vienna and an A. Chapuis French bronze and Sevres porcelain urn. Lighting fixtures including a collection of leaded stain and slag glass hanging lamps and table lamps, also a reverse painted glass shade table lamp along with mid-century modern chrome and glass floor lamps. Stain glass windows and panels are also featured. Finally, a toy collection including vintage leaded toy soldiers and an early (1915) ‘Mysto’ Erector set No.8.


Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 11:00 AM

The Saturday session is pleased to present an outstanding collection of fine paintings, decorative arts, modern design, fine jewelry and antique furnishings. The sale opens with two exceptional tables by Philip and Kelvin Laverne, a set of 8 oak Arts & Crafts period chairs by Roycroft, exquisite Waterford chandeliers (6-light and 8-light), Steinway and Knabe grand pianos, a Paul Evans “Cityscape” coffee table and a Tiffany Studios, NY lamp base with an acorn leaded glass shade. Highlighted from The Estate of Carolynne Kubert are works by Charles Waltensperger, Leroy Neiman, Henri Dupre, Pierre Bittar and Huang B. Yan – as well as fine porcelain tableware, crystal stemware, mink coats and a lovely selection of Persian rugs, 14 lots. Sterling silver makes a statement with an impressive selection of flatware sets by Georg Jensen, Tiffany, Vera Wang, Lunt, Reed & Barton and Gorham. Collectors will enjoy the French and German bisque head dolls, antique American and French clocks, Daum Nancy and Galle crystal perfume bottles and a first edition book of Marc Chagall’s “The Jerusalem Windows”, published by George Braziller. Fine Arts highlights include works by John McCormick, Gordon Newton, Richard Jerzy, Louis Icart and Sarkis Sarkisian. And the fine jewelry collection features over 80 lots including a spectacular necklace with 6.13ct in Natural Diamonds and 126ct natural Citrine Amethyst.

Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at Noon

The Sunday session is highlighted by an extensive listing of 19th c. to contemporary European and American fine art – over 250 offerings. A partial list of artists in this feature include the following: Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Antoine Blanchard, Pierre Bittar, Chuang Che, Beverley Pepper, Marshall M. Fredericks, Charles Culver, Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol, attributed to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Jim Clary, Louis Valtat, Paul Signac, Joseph Coomans, Ignacio Leon y Escosura, Eugenio Zampighi, Jules Girardet, Frank Le Brun Kirkpatrick, photographs by Lisa Spindler and a Daniel Ridgway Knight oil on canvas from the Charles T. Fisher estate. Items being sold for the benefit of the Robert Welchli trust of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI including: fine arts by Felix Ziem, Paul Jean Clays, Leon Victor Dupre, George Todd, Karl Vikas, a selection of fine jewelry; Oriental rugs; Minton and Spode china and sterling silver. Additional Fine jewelry offerings include: a 3.61 ct. emerald cut diamond ring with GIA certification, 16.90 ct. diamond and platinum tennis bracelet, a 2.70 ct. brilliant cut diamond ring with GIA certification and more. Rounding out the Sunday features are: Oriental rugs including antique Sarouk, Kashan and Kerman; decorative arts, and a variety of furniture listings.

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