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Asian Arts, Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts
480 lots with images
April 19, 2013Live Auction
409 East Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48226 USA
Description: EMBROIDERED, AMERICAN 'MOURNING' SAMPLER, C1800, H 16", W 24":An American mourning embroidery on fabric, possibly silk, originating in the Albany, New York area c1800, depicting a churchyard with a church, weeping willow, headstones, urns and a standing mourning female, inscribed on headstones: "For John Kirk, Martha Kirk, Eliza Kirk and John Kirk"; bearing dates from 1786 to 1789; 16" x 24 1/4", executed by Margaret Kirk, approximately 1804. (1790-1848); Provenance information on file.
Condition Report: exhibits foxing throughout the field, GA.View additional info »
Description: NANCY REYNER, CONTEMPORARY ACRYLIC ON BOARD, 40" X 30", "METAL SEA":Abstract acrylic on panel, signed on verso, 'Nancy Reyner' and printed on verso: "Nancy Reyner Metal Sea Acrylic On Panel 40" x 30"; mounted on a wood framework.View additional info »
Description: JAMES WALLACE [BRITISH 1872-1911], OIL ON CANVAS, 20" X 29", ENGLISH LANDSCAPE:Depicting an English fall farm landscape with thatched roof cottage, haystacks. Signed lower left and framed.View additional info »
Description: GINO TESTAGUZZA, OIL ON BOARD, THE VIOLINIST, 10" X 8":Signed lower right.
Condition Report: nice condition signed lower rightView additional info »
Description: ROBERT PHILIPP (AMERICAN 1895-1981) GOUACHE, 20" X 13", "CONTEMPLATION":Depicting a seated contemplative woman. Signed upper right. Framed and matted under glass. Measured in the unopened frame.View additional info »
Description: C. HARRIS (AMER. 19 & 20TH C), OIL ON CANVAS 20" X 30", ENGLISH LANDSCAPE:Depicting an English rural landscape with a cottage along a stream with an arched foot bridge. Signed lower left and framed.View additional info »
Description: ROB GWYNN (AMER. 20/21ST C), ACRYLIC ON MASONITE, 47" X 32", ON THE EDGE:depicts a mountain landscape with a frontal view of mountain lion, signed 'Rob Gwynn' lower left and dated 1989; wood frame;View additional info »
Description: ROB GWYNN (AMER. 20/21ST C), ACRYLIC ON MASONITE, 1990, 31" X 47", MOUNTAIN LION:depicts a winter mountain scene with a mountain lion standing on a boulder; signed 'Rob Gwynn', lower right Wood framed and matted;View additional info »
Description: ROB GWYNN (AMER. 20/21ST C), ACRYLIC ON MASONITE, 48" X 34", GREY WOLF:depicts a winter forest landscape with a grey wolf standing in snow, signed 'Rob Gwynn' lower right; wood framed;View additional info »
Description: SANTO DOMINGO NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY JAR, H 9 1/2 ", D 8 ":Floral polychrome design.View additional info »
Description: FREDERICK ROTHENBUSCH, ROOKWOOD POTTERY VASE:Floral design. In colors of greens to crème. Numbered 949D, V, XII.
Condition Report: Overall crazing; in base of item there is a "c" shaped 1/4" flaw produced in the making, otherwise, good condition. Jk Vase is 9 1/2". KCView additional info and full condition report »
Description: PORCELAIN FIGURAL CENTERPIECE COMPOTE, H 12", L 15":Cupid figures at base with flower & leaf design. Cupid holding up base for centerpiece bowl (separate). Centerpiece bowl having flowers and slot design.
Condition Report: Some of the flowers are chipped. This is in two pieces the bowl and the stand it sets on.View additional info »
Description: WEDGWOOD, 'FLORENTINE' PATTERN PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE, 85 PCS: Florentine pattern. 12 dinner plates, 10 3/4"; 12 salad plates, 8"; 12 bread & butter, 6"; 12 fruit dishes, 5"; 12 coffee cups & saucers; 12 butter pats and 1 ashtray.
Condition Report: The dishes look like they are utensil mark free.View additional info »
Description: ROYAL CROWN DERBY, MIKADO PATTERN, PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE, 65 PCS: 8 dinner plates, dia. 10 1/2"; 9 salad plates, dia. 7"; 7 bread & butter, dia. 6 1/4"; 9 coffee cups; 9 tea cups; 10 saucers; 1 teapot; 1 creamer; 1 sugar; 1 condiment dish; 9 luncheon plates. Mikado pattern;
Condition Report: No utensil marks.View additional info »
Description: ORIENTAL SATSUMA HAND PAINTED PORCELAIN FIGURE & SPHERE, H 9", L 7": Colors of green, blue, red, black & gold design. Three oriental men holding up sphere.View additional info »
Description: PORTUGUESE HAND PAINTED PORCELAIN CENTERPIECE, H 9 1/2", L 9 1/2":View additional info »
Description: DRESDEN HAND PAINTED PORCELAIN CANDLESTICKS, FIVE, H 4", L 4":View additional info »
Description: CHINESE PORCELAIN DOUBLE HANDLED VASE, H 5 1/2", DIA 3 1/2":having a pink ground, flower and butterfly motif, fired gold trim and ring handles. Block signature on underside;View additional info »
Description: JAPANESE PORCELAIN VASE, H 12 1/2", DIA 6 1/2":having a silver tone ground with rust color highlights. Bird & floral design, with stopper.
Condition Report: Damaged stopper.View additional info »
Description: CLOISONNÉ CHARGERS, PAIR, DIA 12":having mosaic style patterns with a bright blue well with one plate having pheasants and one with ruffed grouse motifs with flowers; undersides reflect a bright blue ground with multicolor flower patterns. Both raised on a round rimmed foot;
Condition Report: one shows wear to finish on underside at the center, GA.View additional info »
Description: PORCELAIN CANDELABRUM, PAIR, H 27", DIA 14":Flower with leaf design. Tri-pod bases. Colors of rose, blue, yellow, lavender & orange.View additional info »
Description: CHINESE PORCELAIN VASE AND STAND:View additional info »
Description: NATURAL PINCTADA GOLD LIPPED OYSTER SALTWATER NECKLACE WITH 1.60CT DIAMOND CLASP:9.05 - 12.60 mm dia. Pearl necklace with an 18kt white gold and 1.60 ctw diamond clasp. G-color, Vs-2 clarity. 70 grams.View additional info »
Lot 40024: 5.64CT NATURAL SAPPHIRE , 1.33CT TSAVORITES & .40CT NATURAL FANCY YELLOW DIAMOND RING, 7 1/2
Description: 5.64CT NATURAL SAPPHIRE , 1.33CT TSAVORITES & .40CT NATURAL FANCY YELLOW DIAMOND RING, 7 1/2:14kt white gold. 7.4 grams.View additional info »
Description: 3.72CT DIAMOND & 14KT WHITE GOLD HOOP EARRINGS, W 3/4", L 1":G-color, Vs-2 clarity. 9.3 grams.View additional info »
Description: 2.30CT EMERALD & .80CT DIAMOND RING, 6:Graver bead set. 14kt yellow gold. FG color Vs-2 clarity. 6.6 grams.View additional info »
Description: 4.00CT ENHANCED RUBY & 3.00CT DIAMOND PENDANT, W 1", L 2":18kt white gold. G-color, Vs-2 clarity. 10.6 grams.View additional info »
Description: SPAULDING & CO. STERLING TEA SERVICE, 4 PCS.:Matching sterling coffee, tea, sugar and creamer; monogram "EVC". Footed.View additional info »
Description: FINE ARTS SILVER 'CROWN PRINCESS' STERLING FLATWARE SET, 37 PIECES (SERVICE FOR EIGHT):Sterling silver set includes 8 place knives, L.9 1/4", 8 place forks, L.7 1/4", 8 salad forks, and 8 teaspoons, as well as 2 serving spoons, L.8 1/2", 1 gravy ladle, 1 master butter knife, and 1 sugar spoon. Totaling approximately 39.9 troy oz. weighable. In a fitted case.
Condition Report: Good condition; very little indication of use. The case, however, is scratched and scuffed. ChsView additional info »
Description: STERLING SILVER FLATWARE 38 PIECES:Non matching patterns. 6 knives, 9 1/2" (sterling handles); 6 dinner forks, 71/2"; 12 teaspoons, Daniel Lowe and Co.; 1 small silver spoon,5 5/8", Gorham sterling/monogrammed; 1 letter opener 7 3/4" with silver handle.
Condition Report: Some with monogram.View additional info »
Description: CARVING SET WITH STERLING AND HORN HANDLES, THREE PIECES, L 10" - 12":Lot includes 1 carving fork, 1 carving knife and 1 sharpener.
Condition Report: Includes green felt bag in consignor file, 8/27/12 rsView additional info »
Description: MAITLAND SMITH, BROWN LEATHER DINING CHAIRS, 2 ARMS & 8 SIDES., H 48", W 27":having walnut frames, full leather covered seat and back rests. Trimmed in brass upholstery nails; back rests having contoured crests. The two arm chairs have scroll form armrests, cabriolet legs and contoured stretchers.View additional info »
Description: BAKER UPHOLSTERED SOFAS, PAIR, H 36", W 84":each having Old World Weavers upholstery with black ground and flower print design. Skirt around the periphery. Includes four yellow and flower print throw pillows.View additional info »
Description: KOREAN ANTIQUE ELMWOOD BLANKET CHEST, H 38", W 36", D 16":having dove tail joinery at the top, brass lock, hinges, diamond shape medallions and straps on the edges; square bracket feet; engraved Chinese script on lock. Brass gold fish decoration on bottom front.
Condition Report: exhibits scratches and abrasions, GA.View additional info »
Description: JAPANESE ANTIQUE TANSU, H 41", W 33", D 15":having a black painted frame with metal corner and edge brackets. Three full width horizontal drawers, above one 3/4 width and two 1/4 width drawers all above one full width drawer at the bottom. All drawers have stained front facades. All having wrought iron hanging ring pulls with round lock plates on each drawer with locks. Wrought iron hanging pulls on the sides.
Condition Report: shows scratches and abrasions and wear to finish, split wood on bottom of drawer interiors, GA.View additional info »
Description: JAPANESE CARVED WOOD AND LACQUERED TEMPLE/SHRINE, CIRCA 1900, H 10", L 13 1/2", D 5":One side of the exterior cover features a mountainous shoreline while the reverse features a general with elders and guards. The interior features a temple/shrine with gilt figures of flowers plus male and female figures.
Condition Report: Minor losses to the lacquer noted. JMFView additional info »
Description: STEINWAY UPRIGHT MAHOGANY PIANO, 1940:in brown mahogany, ivory Keys, octagonal contoured legs in front, brass casters. Model # 302637. labels on interior inscribed: "Accelerated" Action Patented Oct. 13, 1931; second label inscribed: "Diaphragmatic" Soundboard Patented Aug. 1936 & Feb. 9, 1937;
Condition Report: nicks and abrasions to finish, GA.View additional info »
Description: LOUIS XV MARBLE TOP MARQUETRY COMMODES, H 35", L 33", D 17":having contoured white marble tops with bronze ormolu at the top and bottom of the front legs, contoured skirts and two drawers with bronze leaf form handles and faux key escutcheons.
Condition Report: minor chips in veneer, GA.View additional info »
Description: HAND PAINTED AND MAHOGANY WOOD BEDROOM SET:Hand Painted bedroom set. One double headboard and footboard H 51" L 58". One 5 drawer footed dresser H 52" W 36" D 20". One lady's 6 drawer dresser w/ mirror,H 34", L62", D24". Mirror to lady's dresser H 44", L 52 1/2". Lady's 7 drawer vanity L 50",H 30". Mirror to vanity H 40 1/2 ", L 27 1/2",D 16"
Condition Report: chip out of 6 drawer dresser at rear top watermarks to drawer facades and delamination to veneer at corner; delamination to veneer trim on knee hole dresser table; water marks to finish, crack in large rectangular mirror. Bottom drawer face detached from one dresser.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: ATTRIBUTED TO JANET SCUDDER (AMERICAN, 1869-1940), BRONZE SCULPTURE, H 6", FROG FOUNTAIN:Sculpture depicts a small boy leaping atop a round base which is accented by 3 frogs. Stamped with Gorham foundry mark at the base (see photos). Green patina;
Condition Report: Overall condition appears to be good. Nicely cast. RSz This bronze is 6" and does not have any way to be a fountain. There are no holes for water to come out. JkingView additional info and full condition report »
Description: MAHOGANY BRONZE VITRINE, H 66", W 34", D 18":Hand painted; curved glass front and sides. Scrolling, leaf and flower design. Hand painted courting scene at base on doors. Bronze ormolu trim;View additional info »
Description: MATHEWS BROS. FURNITURE CO., WALNUT AND BURLWOOD SERVER, H 38", L 52", D 24":Three drawers including two half width drawers below the walnut top; two cabinet doors with burlwood panels between top drawers and a full width drawer across the bottom; fine brass hinges with acanthus leaf designs along with brass hanging pulls on the drawers. 'Mathews Bros. Furniture Co. Manufacturers East Water St. Milwaukee, Wis.' stencil inside drawer.
Condition Report: good used condition, only minor wear to finish and abrasions along the bottom, GA.View additional info »
Description: FRENCH LOUIS XV TABLE, H 29", L 22", D 16":marquetry inlay on top with brass trim edge; single drawer with contoured facade ormolu; contoured skirt and legs with bronze ormolu at top and bottom of each leg.
Condition Report: some finish issues on top, BDView additional info »
Description: FRENCH MARQUETRY & MOTHER OF PEARL MARBLE TOP TABLE, H 21", L 24", D 18":having a contoured top with reverse radius corners, marquetry and mother-of-pearl inlay surrounding a inset marble top, with brass trim at the edges; contoured skirt and legs with ormolu at top and bottom of each leg.
Condition Report: wear and repair to brass edge trim and mother-of-pearl inlay, GA.View additional info »
Description: HEPPLEWHITE STYLE MAHOGANY & INLAY FLIP-TOP TABLE, L 36", D 17":having a contoured flip top with marquetry inlay at the edges and skirt; square tapered legs also with marquetry inlay.
Condition Report: exhibits wear and fine scratches to the finish at the legs and skirt, GA.View additional info »
Description: MAROON LEATHER RECLINER H 38", W 30":maroon Leather Recliner, trimmed in brass upholstery nails at the front of arm rests and frame; square fluted legs; Height of seat:18";
Condition Report: scratches to the finish on square legs, GA.View additional info »
Description: A. MICHELETTI, MARBLE BUST OF MAN, H 13", W 9":Italian marble sculpture of man w/ hat & scarf. Signed on back.
Condition Report: exhibits yellowing to the finish, GA.View additional info »
Description: BRONZE SCULPTURES, 6 PCS., 9" - 16" H., VERTEBRAE:bronze miniature examples of whale vertebrae; mounted on wire pedestals with rectangular block bases. 9" - 16" H. includes wire pedestal and bases.View additional info »
Description: AFTER FREDERICK REMINGTON, BRONZE SCULPTURE, 22" H. X 15" L., "RATTLE SNAKE":depicts a rider on a rearing horse avoiding a rattlesnake coiled on the ground; signed on bronze base and inscribed on brass plate on green marble base: "Rattlesnake Frederick Remington";View additional info »
Description: AFTER FREDERICK REMINGTON, BRONZE SCULPTURE, 27" H. X 18" L., "MOUNTAIN MAN":depicts a mountain man on horseback descending a steep incline; signed on sculpture base; titled on a brass plate: "Mountain Man Frederick Remington: on a green marble base.View additional info »