Monday, July 29, 2019

let me know if it is interesting to you all. Dumonart Art Du Mouchelles Auctions start August 16th.


TO BID BY PHONE OR ABSENTEE: Call (313) 963-6255 or E-Mail


Friday, August 9th, 9:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday, August 10th, 9:30am to 5:30pm
Tuesday August 13th, 9:30am to 5:30pmWednesday August 14th, 9:30am to 7:30pm
Thursday August 15th, 9:30am to 5:30pm
Friday August 16th, 9:30am to End of Auction*Viewing Continues All Auction Days*
Friday’s auction features a terrific selection of fine furnishings, antiques and collectibles.  Opening the sale are splendid antique toys including an American National Racer pressed metal pedal car, c1917 and a pressed steel toy pedal car in the style of the Chrysler V-8 Airflow from 1935. Of particular note is an extensive firearms collection from the estate of a Grand Blanc, Michigan collector including semi-automatic pistols including an I.M.I Desert Eagle with two barrels, .41 & .44 caliber; a Colt Model 1911 .45 caliber pistol; large caliber revolvers with scopes; Beretta and Browning over-and-under shotguns to name a few. Tribal art is featured including an extensive collection of African masks and carvings. Fine art includes paintings by Eugenio Zampighi (Italy 1859-1944) and Roman Maraz (Michigan, 1911-1979) and a western-themed painting signed ‘Richards’. Fine silver items including a Gorham ‘Camellia’ pattern Sterling silver dinner service for 12 (126 pcs.) and a Mexican Sterling silver group including a coffee pot, hot milk pitcher, tray and brandy snifters. Fine jewelry is highlighted by an 18kt gold, 0.5ct diamonds, Swiss Juvenia quartz ladies wristwatch, three pairs of earrings consisting of a pair of 3.04ct Blue Sapphires, a pair of 3.16ct Emerald and the third pair in 2.92ct Pink Sapphires - all mounted with diamonds totaling 4.12ct, H-VS2 and set in 18kt white & yellow gold. Furniture features a 19th century Empire style rosewood slant-top desk, a Gustav Stickley mission oak twin size bedframe and an Eames chair with ottoman in a white Moire Taffeta vinyl upholstery accented by a gold-embroidered bee pattern and a set of eight Art Deco influence lacquer chairs. Porcelain pieces including an Augarten, Austria white ‘Desert Fox’ and a large Lladro porcelain. Rugs feature an impressive selection of Southwestern Native American, Kerman Persian, Chinese and Persian silk - to name a few. Lighting fixtures include crystal chandeliers, sconces and lamps featuring a pair of table lamps in wrought iron and tulip-form with Quezal glass shades and a bronze Handel pillar lamp. Rounding out the features are Asian porcelains including vases, figures, jars and chargers.

The Saturday auction features a phenomenal choice of fine crystal artifacts highlighted by a Steuben cameo acid cut-back plum jade “Chang” art glass vase; Lalique crystal “Kuan Yin” and “Grande Nue Nereides” figurines and exquisite pieces by Quezal, Durand, Legras, Daum Nancy, Labino and Hawkes.  Silver offerings include a Ernst Menner of Stuttgart sterling, turquoise and crystal gondola-shaped centerpiece, circa 1925; Black, Starr & Frost sterling and cranberry crystal pair of vases, circa 1920; sterling flatware sets by International, Wallace and Alvin – and whimsical hollowware pieces by Los Castillo for Taxco adorned with malachite-encrusted parrots.  Porcelain highlights feature Meissen, Sèvres, Jacques Petit, Lladro and Belleek with jewel boxes, vases, figurines and candlesticks - as well as dinner services by Coalport, Aynsley, Radfords Fenton and Rosenthal.  Fine Arts present stunning sculpture in bronze, marble and carved wood with works by Franz Hagenauer, Prof. Giuseppe Bessi, Henry Schumacher, Auguste Moreau, Marie D’Orleans and Frédéric Triebel.  Of special note are the Italian parcel gilt and polychromed wood Reliquary busts, circa  1680-1740.  Modern and contemporary furnishings include a terrific collection in leather, suede and steel with designs by Herman Miller, Le Corbusier and Charles Rennie Mackintosh – as well as original Gustav Stickley and Stickley Brothers carved bedroom pieces.  Our fine jewelry features over 30 lots including a spectacular 3.96ct natural rare-cut diamond and platinum pair of earrings and a 33.84ct natural pink quartz, 2.50ct diamond 18kt gold pair of dangle earrings. And rounding out the sale is a lovely selection of Persian silk and wool rugs.  

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th At 12 Noon EDT 
The Sunday session is highlighted by an extensive collection of modern and contemporary graphics including works by:  Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Burns Motherwell, David Hockney, Alberto Giacometti, Alexander Calder, Peter Max, Joan Miro, Sam Lewis Francis, Carol Summers, Charles-Edouard Le Corbusier, Joan Mitchell, Philip Pearlstein, Rufino Tamayo, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Erte and Thomas Hart Benton – as well as two bronze sculptures by Marshall Maynard Fredericks.  Additionally highlighted are 19th c. to modern unique art featuring:  Kees Van Dongen, Mathias Alten, Edmund Osthaus, Reginald Marsh, Louis Kronberg, Ira Monte, William Salter, Percy Ives, Frank Enders, Bruce Crane, George W. Waters, Richard Lack, Morris Rosenfeld and sculptures by Eugene Marioton, Erte, Ramon Parmenter and a glass sculpture by Leonardo Rosin.  Rounding out the Sunday features are:   antique to modern rugs, fine jewelry, decorative arts, fine furniture and Orientalia.

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