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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

719 Lots
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Bohemian Amber Cut To Glass Decanter & Cordials

Lot 401: Bohemian Amber Cut To Glass Decanter & Cordials

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Description: Amber and clear crystal cut glass square decanter with ribbed stopper along with eight matching glasses 9" H, circa early 20th century. Condition: Good.<br><br>Property of a Petoskey, Michigan, lady.

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Lalique Antinea Vase

Lot 402: Lalique Antinea Vase

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Description: Depicting four applied green frosted Art Deco glass nudes acting as feet, signed to base 'Lalique, France,' 7.5" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property from Ethel Miller Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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(2) Pcs. Victorian Glass

Lot 403: (2) Pcs. Victorian Glass

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Description: To include cranberry hobnail dish along with covered swirl peachblow vanity container, largest is 4.75" H x 6" Diameter, circa late 19th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Formerly in the collection of Rex Lamoreaux. Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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Lalique Crystal Cat Figure

Lot 404: Lalique Crystal Cat Figure

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Description: Depicting reclining cat in frosted and clear glass, 3.5" L, circa 20th century. Etched to base Lalique, France along with paper label Lalique Paris. Condition: Very good.<br><br>Property of a Oxford, Michigan Gentleman.

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(3) Pcs. Crystalline Mosher-style Stemware

Lot 405: (3) Pcs. Crystalline Mosher-style Stemware

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Description: Cobalt blue bowls raised on turned clear pedestal base, with gilt enameled decoration, circa 20th century, 5" H x 4.5" Diameter.<br><br>Property of Marine City, Michigan lady.

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Black Pearl Earrings 4mm

Lot 406: Black Pearl Earrings 4mm

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Description: Pair of black pearls with purple cast to them, circa 20th century. Condition: good.

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Men's Bulova Wristwatch

Lot 407: Men's Bulova Wristwatch

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Description: Square black face with diamond at 12 o'clock, gold metal link band, Swiss movement with 1 jewel, circa 20th century, good condition.<br><br>Property of a Fort Gratiot, Michigan gentleman.

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Gentleman's 10K Yellow Gold and Diamond Ring

Lot 408: Gentleman's 10K Yellow Gold and Diamond Ring

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Description: Size set with a .30 carat (approximate) round cut diamond set in a 4 prong setting with black enamel square border weighing 6.1 grams total.

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14k Yellow Gold Bracelet

Lot 409: 14k Yellow Gold Bracelet

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Description: Twisted rope bracelet 8" L, tongue and safety clasp, 6.8 grams total weight.

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(4) Coral Floral and Beaded Jewelry

Lot 410: (4) Coral Floral and Beaded Jewelry

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Description: To include a pair of carved floral design screw-back clip earrings 3/4" H, tension beaded bracelet, and carved floral slide pendent 3"H x 2"W, total weight 89.5 grams, circa 20th century.

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Gerald F. Brommer - Watercolor on Paper

Lot 411: Gerald F. Brommer - Watercolor on Paper

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Description: Title "Lawai, Kai Kauai," depicting lush Hawaiian landscape, signed LR G.F. Brommer is a California artist, b. 1927, known for landscape-coastal watercolors, 14.75" H x 21.75" W sight, 22" H x 29" W frame. Condition: good.<br><br>Provenance: Estate of Dr. Joseph Maxwell, a Lake Orion, MI, gentleman.

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Szerdchely Oil Painting on Canvas

Lot 412: Szerdchely Oil Painting on Canvas

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Description: Depicting a country scene of young lady taking geese to drink at a river with cottages and mountainous background, carved gilt frame with electric overhead light, signed SzerdchelyiB. LR, 23" H x 35" W sight, 30" H x 42" W framed, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Fort Gratiot, Michigan, lady.

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American School Oil Painting on Canvas

Lot 413: American School Oil Painting on Canvas

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Description: Depicting a 3-masted fully-rigged ship, appears being chased by another ship on the high seas, carved gilt frame, signed LR Mauritius, 23" H x 31" W sight, 31.25" H x 39" W framed, circa 20th century. Condition: .25" tear in cloud area and small loss to top of frame, otherwise good condition.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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Deck The Halls Oil Painting On Board

Lot 414: Deck The Halls Oil Painting On Board

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Description: Finely painted to depict boys carrying a log to the fire place, with on lookers in Christmas dress, titled "Deck The Halls", apparently unsigned, 42.5"H X 26.5"W. Condition: Loss to paint in several areas.<br><br>Property of a Grosse Point Woods lady.

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(2) Chet Harmon La More Watercolor Paintings

Lot 415: (2) Chet Harmon La More Watercolor Paintings

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Description: Painted to depict stylized figures both signed lower right and one dated 1944. Chet Harmon La More(1908-1980) was a Wisconsin artist known for mod-figure-genre, prints, and sculptors, one measures 6.75"H X 5"W, free floated under cellophane, one measures 5"H X 7"W, framed under glass, circa early 20th century.

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Japanese Painting on Paper and Woodblock Print

Lot 416: Japanese Painting on Paper and Woodblock Print

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Description: To include a watercolor on paper depicting a winter scene with a pagoda, along with a full-color woodblock print depicting a scene of figures seeking shelter from the rain, largest is 16" H x 10" W, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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Chinese Or Japanese Famille Noire Porcelain Vase

Lot 417: Chinese Or Japanese Famille Noire Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict colorfull peacocks in a lotus tree against a black ground, with seal mark in iron red to underside. 13.25"H, circa early 20th century.

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(3) Pieces Chinese Archaic-Style Carved  Jades

Lot 418: (3) Pieces Chinese Archaic-Style Carved Jades

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Description: To include two pendants one depicting a chilong and one plaque depicting dragons, largest is 2.75" H, circa 20th century,<br><br>Property of a Clarkson, Michigan Gentleman.

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(4) Chinese Carved Ivory Figures

Lot 419: (4) Chinese Carved Ivory Figures

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Description: Depicting three males and one female in conversation, tallest is 3" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property from Ethel Miller Siegel Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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(3) Japanese Netsukes - Ivory and Bone

Lot 420: (3) Japanese Netsukes - Ivory and Bone

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Description: To include 2 ivory and 1 bone, dog, Foo Dog and elder, largest is 1.25" H, circa late 19th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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(144) Porcelain Thimbles and Display Cases

Lot 421: (144) Porcelain Thimbles and Display Cases

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Description: To include 141 hand-painted and gilt decorated thimbles along with three glass bell-jar display cases with wooden circular bases, largest is 12" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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(8) Herend Porcelain Serving Pieces

Lot 422: (8) Herend Porcelain Serving Pieces

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Description: To include six red and white dishes, baskets and trays in "Bittersweet" design and two green and white shell dishes in "Apponyi" design, largest is 5.5" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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(4) Herend Porcelain Figures

Lot 423: (4) Herend Porcelain Figures

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Description: To include two red and gilt rabbits, two small polychrome parrots on stands, largest is 5.5" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Sena Bowling, Davison, Michigan.

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(2) Herend Porcelain Figures

Lot 424: (2) Herend Porcelain Figures

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Description: Both molded to depict boys playing flutes, both 6.25"H. Condition: one with chip to finger, circa 20th century.

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Lladro Porcelain Figurine

Lot 425: Lladro Porcelain Figurine "Gardens of Athens" P

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Description: From the 'Privilege' Collection "Jardines de Atenas # 7704 depicting a tall young woman standing next to a Greek column holding a basket of flowers, dated 2004 with blue mark to bottom, 10" H, <br><br>Estate of Eugenia Sager, Plymouth, Michigan.

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The Franklin Mint Best American Watercolors 1973

Lot 426: The Franklin Mint Best American Watercolors 1973

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Description: A complete collection of twelve hand signed lithographs by such artists as Rex Brandt, Don Stone, Donald Teaque, Tom Nicholas, Mel Crawford, Marion B. Brown, Bogomir Bogdanovic, Paul Strisk, Guy Fry, Paul Rickert, Philip Jamison and John Pike. Presented in its original hard case portfolio and labeled the personal collection of Anna S. Merritt, each sheet measures 24" H x 32" W, circa 1973.

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After Rembrandt Drypoint Etching

Lot 428: After Rembrandt Drypoint Etching

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Description: Pastoral landscape with church and boat, entitled "Canal with Large Boat & Bridge" #236, signed in plate LL 'Rembrandt 1650', hand-pulled from original copper plate by Amand Durand, after Rembrandt, Amand Durand, French printmaker, 1831-1905, with COA signed 9/14/00, 4" H x 5" H sight, 18.5" H x 19.5" W frame. Condition: excellent.<br><br>Private collection of an Oxford, Michigan gentleman.

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(3) Limited Edition Prints-Jim Daly & Greg Olsen

Lot 429: (3) Limited Edition Prints-Jim Daly & Greg Olsen

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Description: To include a Jim Daly titled "The Immigrant Spirit," pencil signed, image measures 11.75"H x 8.75"W, a Jim Daly titled "Home Team Zero", pencil signed, image measures 19.25"H x 28.875"W, together with a Greg Olsen titled "Cream and Sugar", pencil signed, image measures 18.25"H x 18.25"W, all nicely framed and matted, all circa 1990's.<br><br>Property of a Birmingham, Michigan, Gentleman.

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Itzchak Tarkay Color Seriolithograph

Lot 430: Itzchak Tarkay Color Seriolithograph

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Description: Titled "Indigo Chapeau," signed lower right in the plate by Itzchak Tarkay, born 1935, Serbian/ Israeli artist known for his depiction of female figures, 25" H x 25" W sight, 33.5" H x 33.5" W frame. Condition: excellent.

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Canvas Back Drake Elmer Jerome Saginaw Bay

Lot 431: Canvas Back Drake Elmer Jerome Saginaw Bay

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Description: Appears to be original paint, painted eyes, metal fittings to bottom, 8"H X 16.5"L, circa mid-20th century.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Canvas Back Pair Mike Pavolich Monroe Michigan

Lot 432: Canvas Back Pair Mike Pavolich Monroe Michigan

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Description: Appears to be original paint, inset glass eyes, metal keels, largest is 10.5"H X 16.5"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Blue Bill Drake Ackerman

Lot 433: Blue Bill Drake Ackerman

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Description: Appears to retain original paint, deep inset glass eyes, wooden keel, 7.5"H X 15"L, circa mid-20th century.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Canvas Back Pair Freitac

Lot 434: Canvas Back Pair Freitac

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Description: Appears to retain original paint, glass eyes, wood keels, 7.5"H X 14.75"L, circa mid-20th century.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(4) Pcs. Thonet Bentwood Childs Furniture Suite

Lot 435: (4) Pcs. Thonet Bentwood Childs Furniture Suite

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Description: Consisting of a settee, armchair, rocking chair and circular table with maple top, all bentwood with caned seats and backs, circa early 20th century, 25" H x 32" L. Condition: minor nicks commensurate with age.<br><br>Provenance: From The Estate of The Late James W. Goodrich of Missouri.

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Antique Illinois Central Train Platform Sign

Lot 436: Antique Illinois Central Train Platform Sign

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Description: Painted and lettered sign for train platform, 22.25" H x 22.25" W, with normal cracks and separations, from age, paint possibly enhanced, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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Walter Struebing Hen Mallard Decoy

Lot 437: Walter Struebing Hen Mallard Decoy

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Description: With glass eyes, round lead weight to bottom and possible original paint, 19"L, circa 1940.<br><br>Property of a Rochester Hills, Michigan Gentleman.

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Collection Of Four Knives

Lot 438: Collection Of Four Knives

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Description: To include a bone knife probably Chinese, a Native American knife with jaw-bone handle and beaded sheath, a steel knife with finely molded sheath and handle together with a Chinese dagger with embroidered sheath, largest measures 18" overall, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Waterford, Michigan Gentleman.

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Japanese WWII Jungle Carbine

Lot 439: Japanese WWII Jungle Carbine

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Description: A finely aged and rustic Japanese jungle carbine, retains about 75% original blue, stamped with Japanese characters on the action, with ramp sites, and a metal buttplate,.32 caliber, barrel length 26.5"L, overall 44"L, circa World War Two. Condition: lacking firing pin.<br><br>Property of an Oxford Michigan family.

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(3) Piece Victorian Parlor Suite

Lot 441: (3) Piece Victorian Parlor Suite

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Description: Carved mahagony crest to sofa, serpentine back, carved mahagony scroll arms, raised on trifid feet, among with two matching chairs with padded arms, largest is 48" H x 36" D x 72" L, circa late 19th century, some scratches to feet and wear to upholstery.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, lady.

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Brown Contemporary Leather Couch

Lot 442: Brown Contemporary Leather Couch

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Description: Three-cushion seat, curved padded arms, having bun feet, 38" H x 93" L x 36" D, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of West Bloomfield, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Victorian Needlepoint Love Seat

Lot 443: Victorian Needlepoint Love Seat

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Description: Teal velvet upholstered, needlepoint back, carved floral crest, arms and apron, carved cabriole legs, along with three needlepoint throw pillows, 32" H x 45" L x 28" D, good condition. Circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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Eastlake Style Oak Dresser and Mirror

Lot 444: Eastlake Style Oak Dresser and Mirror

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Description: Having broken-arch top over arched mirror, mirror supported with carved wooden acorn pins, with curved sides with half-turned decoration, dresser top has curved crest, two glove drawers to top, three lower drawers have highly-carved fruit-decorated pulls, raised on wooden casters, 81" H x 33" W x 13.5" D, circa early 20th century. Condition: minor staining to top, split to top or mirror casing and missing rosette to pediment.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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Carved Victorian Oak Bookcase

Lot 445: Carved Victorian Oak Bookcase

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Description: Having curved cornice with egg-and-dart chased carved wood trim, two glass doors with pressed scroll decoration opening to reveal three wooden shelves, above two lower drawers with original brass pulls, carved scroll apron, could be used as gun case, 63.5" H x 37.5" W x 13.5" D, circa early 20th century. Condition: Lacking glass to one door and with minor repairs to cornice molding.<br><br>Property of Metamora, Michigan, lady.

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(38) Pcs. Cut and Etched Glass  Decorative Arts

Lot 446: (38) Pcs. Cut and Etched Glass Decorative Arts

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Description: To include cut crystal vase, candle holder, six matching parfait glasses, salt cellars and a variety of bowls, largest is 10" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Private collection of Charlevoix, Michigan lady and gentleman.

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(21) Pc. Fostoria

Lot 447: (21) Pc. Fostoria "American" Glasses & Vase

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Description: To include eight sherbet glasses, four large tumblers, three medium tumblers, five small tumblers and bud vase, largest measures 6" H, circa mid 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property Of A Rochester Hills, Michigan Lady.

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Orrefors Crystal Cat Figure

Lot 448: Orrefors Crystal Cat Figure

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Description: Depicting seated cat, 5" H, circa 20th century, signed Orrefors to base. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Oxford, Michigan Gentleman

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Baccarat Crystal Cat Figure

Lot 449: Baccarat Crystal Cat Figure

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Description: Depicting outstretched cat, 5.5" L, circa 20th century, signed Baccarat to side of cat along with Baccarat France with hallmarks to base. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of a Oxford, Michigan Gentleman.

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Waterford Crystal Vase

Lot 450: Waterford Crystal Vase

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Description: Baluster-shaped cut crystal vase with Waterford etched mark to bottom, 7" H, circa 20th century. Condition: excellent.<br><br>Private collection of an Oxford, Michigan lady.

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Witnauer Men's Wristwatch

Lot 451: Witnauer Men's Wristwatch

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Description: Gentleman's watch with black onyx face, four small diamonds at 12/3/6/9, with goldtone fishscale band, circa 20th century. Condition: varies.<br><br>Private collection of a Decker, Michigan, gentleman.

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Chinese Jadeite and 14K Gold Mounted Pendant

Lot 452: Chinese Jadeite and 14K Gold Mounted Pendant

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Description: Having a circular jadeite bi-disk mounted in a 14K gold setting decorated with Chinese symbols, 1.125" L, 4.0 grams tw, circa 20th century.

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