• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 358

    A GROUP OF THREE LIMEWOOD AND PINE CARVINGS

    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY DECORATED

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF THREE LIMEWOOD AND PINE CARVINGS
    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY DECORATED
    In the manner of Grinling Gibbons, with horizontal swag with central gather of fruit and flowers, each vertical element headed by a ribbon-tie above fruit and flowers, remnants of cream decoration, restorations and replacements
    46½ in. (118 cm.) wide, the central garland; 63 in. (160 cm.) high, the pendant garlands (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from G. Van, London, 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. CLIFFORD AMBROSE TRUESDELL (LOT 358)