25 September 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A SWISS 'BLACK FOREST' CARVED LINDEN WOOD BENCH
BY ED. BINDER, BRIENZ, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
The pierced back with two pairs of dancing bears, with metal maker's plate to reverse 'SCULPTURES BINDER/FABR. BRIENZ, DEPOT LUCERNE/SUISSE'
61IN. (155CM.) WIDE
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AN UNATTRIBUTED SEAT OF THE SAME DESIGN ILLUSTRATED PLATE 244, PAGE 147 ARENSKI, DANIELS & DANIELS SWISS CARVINGS, THE ART OF THE 'BLACK FOREST' 1820-1940, WOODBRIDGE 2005.) ANOTHER SOLD, CHRISTIE'S, SOUTH KENSINGTON, 27 NOVEMBER 2002, LOT 457.
Buyers from within the EU:
VAT payable at 17.5% on just the buyer's premium (NOT the hammer price)
Buyers from outside the EU:
VAT payable at 17.5% on hammer price and buyer's premium. If a buyer, having registered under a non-EU address, decides that an item is not to be exported from the EU, then he/she should advise Christie's to this effect immediately.