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.