• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2286

    Christie's Interiors

    12 - 13 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 868

    A CONTINENTAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED LEATHER THREE-PANEL SCREEN,

    20TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CONTINENTAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED LEATHER THREE-PANEL SCREEN,
    20TH CENTURY,
    decorated with scenes from 'Fables de la Fontaine'
    Each panel 68¾in. (169.5cm.) high, 23½in. (59.5cm.) wide


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    Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was France's most famous fabulist of the 17th century, taking inspiration from Aesop and Horace, amoung others. These panels depict scenes from "The Fox and the Stork" and "The Fox and the Crow".

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    This lot is offered without reserve.