• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 431

    A FRENCH SIMULATED SIENA MARBLE AND PARCEL-GILT STOP-FLUTED PEDESTAL

    BY ESCALIER DE CRISTAL, PARIS, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH SIMULATED SIENA MARBLE AND PARCEL-GILT STOP-FLUTED PEDESTAL
    BY ESCALIER DE CRISTAL, PARIS, CIRCA 1900
    Branded 'ESCALIER DE CRISTAL, PARIS'
    47 in. (119.5 cm.) high


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    Escalier de Cristal was established at the Palais Royal, nos. 162-3, by Marie-Jeanne-Rosalie Charpentier, the widow of Desarnaud, during the Restauration. The firm was acquired in 1847 by Lahoche et Boin, and by the end of the 19th Century, under the ownership of Pannier Frres (1890-1923) it expanded further, specialising in copies of Louis XVI a©bénisterie

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (Lots 431 - 438)