• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    A DIRECTOIRE PATINATED BRONZE AND ORMULU COVERED TAZZA

    POSSIBLY NORTH EUROPEAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DIRECTOIRE PATINATED BRONZE AND ORMULU COVERED TAZZA
    POSSIBLY NORTH EUROPEAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With winged female supports surrounding a flaming urn, the upper bowl, supporting rim and lid replaced
    17¼ in. (44 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Classic Chic: An Atlanta Interior Designed by Thomas Britt (Lots 54-99)

    The collection offered on the following pages was formed by the owners along with the discerning eye of interior designer Thomas Britt. Widely honored and recognized within the design industry, Britt has been selected by Architectural Digest for the "AD 100" every year since the award's inception, and his work has been widely published. Among his high profile clientele are Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Woolworth, the Clark Swansons, Her Highness Raj Mata of Jaipur, U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James, Charles and Mrs. Price, and Count and Countess John Forgach.