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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 412

    A GERMAN EBONISED AND SILVER-PLATE MOUNTED FOLIO STAND

    BY J.D. HEYMANN, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN EBONISED AND SILVER-PLATE MOUNTED FOLIO STAND
    BY J.D. HEYMANN, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The central ribbon-tied cartouche embossed with cherubs and surrounded by incised foliate sprays, the reverse with stamped label for AMEUBLEMENTS & DECORATION J.D HEYMANN HAMBURG and further stamped TN307AR, with an easel support
    58¼ in. (148 cm.) high; 32¼ in. (82 cm.) wide


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    The manufacturing firm of J.D. Heymann were fashionable maker's at the turn of the 20th Century in Hamburg. Notably they produced the furniture designed by Peter Behrens, whose designs for the Villa Behrens were shown at an exhibition entitled 'A Document to German Art', sponsored by the Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse, in 1901.
    See Christie's, London, May 11, 1999, lot 53.

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