• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 29

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY VITRINE

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, INDEX NUMBER 1122, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY VITRINE
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, INDEX NUMBER 1122, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The fleur de pêcher marble top over a floral garland frieze and glazed door and sides, the door set with an oval plaque cast in relief with cavorting putti, on tapering toupie feet, the edge of the frieze moulding signed Linke, the underside of the marble top signed Linke 57200
    61 in. (160 cm.) high; 48 in. (122 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (29.5 cm.) deep


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    A variation on index number 1122 fitted with carbiole legs was sold at Sotheby's, New York, A Private Collection: Volume I, 26 October 2006, lot 53 ($54,000).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, PALM BEACH, FLORIDA