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December 15 2012 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

by Midwest Auction Galleries


719 lots with images

December 15, 2012

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

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Ernest Borel Ladies Cocktail Watch

Lot 350: Ernest Borel Ladies Cocktail Watch

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Description: Stainless steel case, manual-wind 17 movement, signed face and works, mystery dial, made in Switzerland, circa early 20th century.

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14kt Gold And Pearl Necklace

Lot 351: 14kt Gold And Pearl Necklace

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Description: Comprising 58 pearl beads measuring appr. 5mm, the beads with good luster and symmetry, fitted with 14Kt gold clasp; 16.75"L, circa 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: Purchased from Edmond T. Ahee Jewelers Grosse Pointe Woods Michigan.<br><br>Property of a gentleman Sterling Heights Michigan.

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(2) Pieces Native American Silver & Turquoise

Lot 352: (2) Pieces Native American Silver & Turquoise

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Description: To include a silver ring with large turquoise cabochon, together with a large naturalistic turquoise pendant mounted in a silver frame with hanger, both unsigned, largest turquoise measures 1.75"L, circa 20th century.

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Tiffany Sterling Dog Tag Necklace

Lot 353: Tiffany Sterling Dog Tag Necklace

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Description: Having large chain links and hung with dog tog, marked Tiffany & Co. New York, 48 grams circa 20th Century.

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Jardine Mixed Media Canvas

Lot 354: Jardine Mixed Media Canvas

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Description: Entitled "One for the Roses," depicting sill life of flowers in style of Charles Renne McIntosh, signed LR Jardine, circa 20th century, 31" H x 27" W sight, 45" H x 41" W framed. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Beverly Hills, California, gentleman.

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(25+) Harold Cohn Portfolio of Drawings/Paintings

Lot 355: (25+) Harold Cohn Portfolio of Drawings/Paintings

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Description: Black portfolio case with collection of Harold Cohn (some signed) drawings, watercolors, lithographs and drawings (1936-1949), figure studies, travel scenes, interiors, etc., largest is 18" x 24". Condition: varies.<br><br>Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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(Pr) Thomas Kneff Watercolors on Board

Lot 356: (Pr) Thomas Kneff Watercolors on Board

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Description: One depicting Poplar Woods and the other Leelanau Wooded Hills, possibly Thomas Knett, each signed 1972, one lower left and one lower right, heavy gilt frames, 10" H x 13" W sight, 17" H x 20" W. Condition: paintings good, frames have small losses.<br><br>Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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Fritz Muller Oil Painting on Board

Lot 357: Fritz Muller Oil Painting on Board

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Description: Painted to depict a bearded gentleman in coveralls holding a beer, signed upper right. Fritz Mueller(1913-1972) was a German artist known for portraits and genre paintings, unframed, 9.5"H X 7"W, circa early to mid-20th century.<br><br>Property of a Roseville Michigan Lady.

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Oil Painting On Canvas Depicting An Industrial Scene

Lot 358: Oil Painting On Canvas Depicting An Industrial Scene

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Description: Depicting an abandoned and decimated industrial complex, apparently unsigned but very well done, 30"H X 40"W sight, framed in plywood shadow box frame.

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(4) Pieces Chinese Archaic-Style Carved  Jades

Lot 359: (4) Pieces Chinese Archaic-Style Carved Jades

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Description: To include a libation cup, bi-disk, belt hook and plaque all carved to depict archaic animals and symbols, largest measures 5.75" D, circa 20th century. Condition: good overall condition.<br><br>Property of a Clarkston, Michigan Gentleman.

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(2) Chinese & Japanese Bronze & Porcelain Vases

Lot 360: (2) Chinese & Japanese Bronze & Porcelain Vases

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Description: To include a Chinese porcelain vase depicting birds and foliage with bronze or metal Phoenix handles along with a Japanese bronze vase depicting birds and cherry blossom tree with Greek key border, largest is 9.5" H, circa 20th century. Condition: Bronze vase with repair to wing area.<br><br>Property of a Clarkston, Michigan Gentleman.

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A Finley Carved Chinese Ivory Sage

Lot 361: A Finley Carved Chinese Ivory Sage

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Description: Depicting a sage holding a peach, raised on carved rosewood stand, with ink decorated details, 3.5" H not including the stand.<br><br>Property from Ethel Miller Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Chinese Porcelain Prunus Vase

Lot 362: Chinese Porcelain Prunus Vase

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Description: Blue and white porcelain depicting cherry blossom tree decoration, double concentric circles in underglaze blue to bottom, 10" H, circa late 19th early 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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Silver Trinket Box

Lot 364: Silver Trinket Box

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Description: Hinged box depicting many animals, 1.5" x 4.75" x 3.5", circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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(4) Pc. Nickel/Silverplated Tea Set

Lot 365: (4) Pc. Nickel/Silverplated Tea Set

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Description: Empire style coffee pot, tea pot, cream and covered sugarbowl, with swag decoration with urn finial, largest 8.5" H x 10" L, circa 20th century, finial missing on teapot. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Detroit, Michigan lady.

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(3) Pc. Poole Silverplate Hammered Tea Set

Lot 366: (3) Pc. Poole Silverplate Hammered Tea Set

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Description: Federal style teapot, cream and sugar, each piece with hand-hammered finish, tallest is 10" H, marked to bottom with tag 'Poole Silver Co., Taunton, Mass, 9111 Hand Hammered' and scribed 146, circa early 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Private collection Troy, Michigan lady and gentleman.

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Raimond Sterling Silver Picture Frame

Lot 367: Raimond Sterling Silver Picture Frame

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Description: Smooth sterling edge with velvet backing, 9" H, circa 20th century, hallmarked Raimond sterling to back. Condition: light surface scratches and wear.<br><br>Property of a Waterford, Michigan Gentleman.

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(14) Piece Silverplate Flatware Set

Lot 368: (14) Piece Silverplate Flatware Set

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Description: To include fourteen pieces in bamboo pattern, marked 'La S. Marco, Italy', longest is 10" L, circa 20th century. Condition: good, in cardboard box.<br><br>Private collection Troy, Michigan lady and gentleman.

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Hummel/Goebel Porcelain Tower Clock

Lot 369: Hummel/Goebel Porcelain Tower Clock

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Description: Depicting angel blowing horn out of window of tower with clock mechanism, titled "Call to Worship," #441, 13" H, circa 20th century. Condition: excellent in original protective box.<br><br>Property of a Petoskey, Michigan, lady.

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Pr. Nippon Hand Painted Porcelain Vases

Lot 370: Pr. Nippon Hand Painted Porcelain Vases

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Description: Two handled paneled vases painted with iris and trimmed in gilt. 8.5" H, circa early 20th century, one handle on one vase with restoration, Green wreath mark to base.<br><br>Property of a St. Clair, Michigan Gentleman.

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(3) Porcelain Statues Including Lladro

Lot 371: (3) Porcelain Statues Including Lladro

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Description: To include one stoneware Lladro statue of girl with puppy, a Lladro figure of girl in bed with her kitty "Cozy Companions #6540" along with a Bing and Grondel seated children reading book #1567, largest is 14" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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(4) Pc. Hand-painted Bavarian Porcelain Tea Service

Lot 372: (4) Pc. Hand-painted Bavarian Porcelain Tea Service

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Description: Depicting bluebird of happiness with heavy gilt decoration, marked Z.S. & Co. to bottom, largest is 12" D. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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(5) Pcs. German Porcelain Tableware

Lot 373: (5) Pcs. German Porcelain Tableware

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Description: To include three Classic Rose Rosenthal plates, one Dresden cup and one MZ Austria dish, all with hand-painted floral decoration and gilt trim, largest is 10" L, circa early 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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(3) David Roberts Colored Architectural Lithographs

Lot 374: (3) David Roberts Colored Architectural Lithographs

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Description: Depicting various scenes in Egypt: "General View of the Ruins of Luxor, from the Nile," signed David Roberts, R.A. and dated 1893 lower center, 15" L x 21" W sight, 24" H x 30" W framed, David Roberts is a British Artist (1996-1864) known for painting scenes of Egypt, Africa and Holy Land, "Ruins Temple on the Island Biggeh, Nubia," and "Jenin, Ancient Jezred, both 10" H x 14" W sight, and 20" H x 24" W framed, both signed, and circa mid-19th century. Condition: All prints good, one of smaller ones lacks glass.<br><br>Property of a Kewadin, Michigan lady.

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Giuseppe Santomaso Etching & Aquatint On Paper

Lot 375: Giuseppe Santomaso Etching & Aquatint On Paper

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Description: Depicting an abstract, signed in pencil lower right Santomaso and dated '60, numbered lower left 30/100, Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990) was an Italian artist known for his abstract painting, 14.5" H x 20" W sight, 23" H x 29" W framed. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Kewadin, Michigan lady.

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Theo Tobiasse Lithograph On Paper

Lot 376: Theo Tobiasse Lithograph On Paper

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Description: Titled in pencil lower right, edition size 200, this is #196. Theo Tobiasse born (1927) was a New York and French artist known for fantasy and exile themed paintings and prints, framed and matted behind glass, image measures 20.5" H x 26.5" W, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of the late James H. McKay, West Bloomfield, Michigan.

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(2) Framed Tiles, Style of Harris Strong

Lot 377: (2) Framed Tiles, Style of Harris Strong

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Description: Painted and glazed in the modernistic style depicting buildings, unsigned. Harris Strong (1920-2006) was a New York artist known for tile painting and making, tiles only measure 11.5" H x 6" W, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of th late James H. McKay, West Bloomfield, Michigan.

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(2) Antique Engravings inc. E.M. Ward & A. Soloman

Lot 378: (2) Antique Engravings inc. E.M. Ward & A. Soloman

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Description: To include "The King's Daughter" by Edward Matthew Ward (1816-1879) Royal Academy, a noted UK portrait artist along with "Art Critics in Brittany," by Abraham Solomon (1824-1883) also a noted UK artist known for his portraits, 11" H x 8.5" W sight, 24" H x 21" W frame, gilt framed and matted beautifully. Condition: light staining on one.<br><br>Property of the late Lou Cass, Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

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Golden Eye Drake Miley Smith

Lot 379: Golden Eye Drake Miley Smith

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Description: Appears to be original paint, very well carved, 8.5"H X 13"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Blue Bill Hen Walter Snow

Lot 380: Blue Bill Hen Walter Snow

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Description: Appears to be original paint, wooden keel with metal, carved wingtips and shoulder groves, 7.5"H X 14.25"L, circa 1950's.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Blue Bill Hen Walter Snow

Lot 381: Blue Bill Hen Walter Snow

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Description: Appears to be original paint, wooden keel with metal, carved wingtips and shoulder grooves, 7.5"H X 14.25"L, circa 1950's.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Blue Bill Drake Toronto School

Lot 382: Blue Bill Drake Toronto School

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Description: Appears to retain it's original paint, deep inset glass eyes, 5.5"H X 13.5"L, circa mid-20th century.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Red Head Drake Mason Factory

Lot 383: Red Head Drake Mason Factory

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Description: Appears to retain original paint, lacking eyes, with several stress cracks consistent with age, heavy, 7"H X 13.25"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(5) Antique Hickory Shaft Golf Clubs

Lot 384: (5) Antique Hickory Shaft Golf Clubs

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Description: Including two putters, a ball scoop, a driver, and another iron, largest measures, 43" L, circa early 20th century, a nice grouping.

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Don Ramon Limited Edition Cigars And Box

Lot 385: Don Ramon Limited Edition Cigars And Box

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Description: A cedar book shaped box housing 12 individually cedar boxed cigars, celebrating the 150 year anniversary of the company. Labeled signature series, this is number 383 out of 100 sets. Box measures 9.375"H x 8"W x 4.5"H, circa 20th century.

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(100+) Large Collection of Antique Fishing Lures

Lot 386: (100+) Large Collection of Antique Fishing Lures

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Description: To include antique and new metal and wood lures, several types of fishing reels, nets, fishing box and tackle, circa 20th century. Condition: varies.<br><br>Property of a Davison, Michigan, gentleman.

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An Islamic Damascus Blade and Iron Hilt Sword

Lot 387: An Islamic Damascus Blade and Iron Hilt Sword

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Description: Having a curved blade, iron hilt with brass stud, 32"L, circa 19th century or earlier. Condition: blade with surface rust.

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An Islamic Bronze Inlaid Shield

Lot 388: An Islamic Bronze Inlaid Shield

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Description: Having a circular shield inlaid allover with middle eastern decoration, and five raised deflectors, the back with leather hand grip, 12.5" diameter, circa 19th-early 20th century.

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(2) Fine  Antique Mahogany Chairs

Lot 389: (2) Fine Antique Mahogany Chairs

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Description: Finely carved with open quatrefoil splats, turned front stretcher, rush seats, 33" H x 17" W x 20" D, circa late 19th-early 20th century, excellent condition.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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Antique Marble-top Oak Display Table

Lot 390: Antique Marble-top Oak Display Table

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Description: Having pink marble circular top, above one shelf, above beveled glass display area, beaded decoration on edge of shelf, raised on short cabriole legs, 25" H x 27.5" Diameter, display area is 9" H by 18" square, circa early 20th century. good condition.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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Mahogany Empire Dresser & Mirror

Lot 391: Mahogany Empire Dresser & Mirror

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Description: Highly figured top over three convex drawers above three larger drawers, all with turned wooden knobs, curved Empire style feet, beveled rectangular mirror (34" H x 58" W) held by cyma-curved supports, 35.5" H x 66" W x 26" D, circa early 20th century. Condition: minor repair to top edge.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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Victorian Mahogany Red Velvet Setee

Lot 392: Victorian Mahogany Red Velvet Setee

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Description: Floral carved mahogany crest, red velvet upholstery, curved wooden arms, floral carved apron with rope decoration, raised on heavy scroll feet, 37" H x 26" W x 81" L, circa early 20th century. Condition: minor chips to veneer at back of crest, otherwise good condition.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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An American Tilt-top Mahogany Table

Lot 393: An American Tilt-top Mahogany Table

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Description: Circular top with molded edge, raised on birdcage with 4 turnings, above an urn-shaped turned pedestal and raised on four snake feet, 28" H x 31.5" Diameter, circa late 19th-early 20th century, some burn marks to top and minor surface scratches.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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Beveled Wall Mirror in Gilt Frame

Lot 394: Beveled Wall Mirror in Gilt Frame

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Description: Rectangular beveled glass mirror in carved gilt frame, 36" H x 30" W, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Private collection of Fort Gratiot gentleman.

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Pair Steiner Frog Martini Glasses

Lot 395: Pair Steiner Frog Martini Glasses

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Description: Depicting pewter frogs with blown glass sphere at base of martini glass, 6" H, circa 20th century. Condition: excellent.<br><br>Property of Rochester, Michigan lady.

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(4) Pc. Pewter Tea Set with Tray

Lot 396: (4) Pc. Pewter Tea Set with Tray

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Description: Bulbous teapot, sugar and covered sugarbowl, with flame finial and floral-decorated handles, Alloy Art Pewter Corporation marked on bottom, teapot is 5" H x 9" L, tray is 10.75" Diameter, circa early 20th century. Condition: good.

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(12) Landers, Frary & Clark Cutlery

Lot 397: (12) Landers, Frary & Clark Cutlery

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Description: Twelve matching knives with Bakelite handles, 9.5" L, circa early 20th century. Condition: good, in protective cloth case.<br><br>Property of a Leonard, Michigan lady.

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(5) Woven Baskets

Lot 398: (5) Woven Baskets

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Description: To include a porcupine quill Native American covered basket, a set of four nesting baskets along with other misc. baskets, circa 20th century, largest is 3.5" H x 7.75 L x 5.5" W. Condition: varies.<br><br>Property of David and Carol Walker, Sterling Heights, Michigan.

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Bronze Fish Sculpture

Lot 399: Bronze Fish Sculpture

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Description: Depicting two sunfish and a shell, 10" H, circa 20th. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of an Oakland, Michigan, lady.

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(2) Decorative Boxes

Lot 400: (2) Decorative Boxes

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Description: To include a burlwood example with repousse metal lid signed Peter, Italian, together with a wood and brass example decorated in the Mughal style, largest measures 8.25"W X 2"H, both circa mid-20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Daryl Cox, Davison Michigan.

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