Friday features fine jewelry including a 1.50 ct ruby, 0.30 ct diamond and 18kt yellow gold ladies ring. A pair of 14kt yellow gold textured earrings weighing 10.7 grams and a 11.5mm pearl and 0.65 ct diamond and 14kt yellow gold necklace. Bronze sculptures including an after Remington bronze sculpture “Rattlesnake” and a Chaim Ross (American 1904-1991) bronze sculpture “Torch Of Learning”. A collection of Chinese hardstone stamps. Chinese porcelain vases, bowls, urn and teapot. Fine art including a painting in the manner of Dutch painter Isaac Van Ostade. Ephemera including a collection of United Nations 1st day covers, postcards and specialty covers and U.S. summer and winter Olympic games from 1932-2004. Fine rugs and carpets including a Mahal, Iran carpet, 9’8” x 13’ 1”, a Hamadan runner and an Afghan hand woven rug. Furniture items including a fine pair of Lundstrom oak barrister book cases, a Victorian Eastlake, burl and walnut secretary bookcase. A ‘Gold Mountain’ 25 cent slot machine and a large four sectional sofa. Firearms including a matching pair of “Birch Tenterden” Queen Ann box lock pocket pistols, with 2” barrels, c1800. Sports memorabilia including trading cards, autographs, photos, baseballs and magazines, Nascar, etc. An extensive collection of Oceanic items from Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon islands and New Britain to name a few. Also African and Native American items. Clothing items including two Marilyn Monroe owned halter top dresses, Bob Seger ‘Silver Bullet Band’ bomber jacket, a Michael Jackson ‘Moonwalker Tour’ jacket and a Super Bowl XL Detroit, Mi. jacket. Decorative items including Italian art glass, Royal Doulton, Dutch style blue and white porcelain and many more. Toys including a Coca-Cola child’s pedal car and trailer equipped with a red metal Coca-Cola cooler fitted to the trailer. Also pressed metal toys including ‘Tonka’, ‘Model Toys’ and ‘Mobo’. Lighting fixtures including chandeliers, leaded and stain glass lamps and hanging shades. Finally an extensive collection of Disney original production animation cells, drawings and concept paintings.
Brilliant art glass and crystal highlight DuMouchelle’s auction on Saturday, April 14th. The auction is composed of over 450 lots and also includes an impressive selection of stemware from a local collector, as well as a vast array of American, French and English furniture, paintings, prints, porcelain, crystal, silver, memorabilia and jewelry. The sale begins with a small feature of both delightful and highly collectible Loet Vanderveen bronze animals, sure to appeal to the young and old alike. Crystal stemware and porcelain service sets are offered throughout the sale, just in time for the summer nuptial season. Patterns include Meissen ‘Blue Onion’, Lalique ‘Ange’, Baccarat ‘Harmonie’ and ‘Austerlitz’, St. Louis ‘Tommy’ and ‘Chantilly’, and Waterford ‘Alana’ ‘Lismore’ and ‘Powerscourt’. Contrasting against the sleek mid-century modern look, including a set of eight iconic ‘Brno’ chairs designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll, is the wide variety of more traditional furnishings offered in the sale; styles include Louis XV and XVI, Georgian, Victorian and Chinese to name a few. Fine jewelry sparkles as diamond bedecked earrings, bracelets and yellow gold necklaces can be found throughout the sale. Those looking for something to celebrate the spring season will like the charming diamond and natural sapphire butterfly earrings or the playful coloration of the pink sapphire, ruby and diamond stacking rings. The eclectic selection offered in Saturday’s sale is sure to entice both the novice collector and the seasoned aesthetes.
Featuring old master to contemporary fine art including works by: Lester Johnson, Peter Max, Tom Wesselman, David Hockney, Corinne Michelle West, Guy Wiggins, Pierre Bittar, Orville Bulman, Emile Gruppe, Franz Steinfeld, Franklin Courter, Gustave Jean Jacquet, style of Hans Hysing, School of Pieter van Laer, Johann Michael Neder, Victor Marais-Milton, signed Gerard Hoet, School of Francois Lemoyne, Johannes Hendricus Jurres, Georgius Jacobus Johannes Van Os, August Wilhelm Sohn, Henry Bacon, John N. Battenberg, Taisake Hamada, Tim Burke and Claudi Casanovas to name but a few. Also featuring a 25 piece collection of 20th century posters – war bonds/loans, movie, Warhol and more. Other offerings of interest to bidders: Oriental rugs from c. 1920 to the later 20th c.; over 50 lots of jewelry and a nice selection of Orientalia.