• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7710

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics Including Property from The Palazzo of a Milanese Noble Family

    19 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
    signed F. Linke to one acanthus clasp


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Linke made six versions of this chair in two sizes, in mahogany or satiné, upholstered or caned. One with ormolu-mounts, like the present lot, was made for the important American client Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge in 1913.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.