• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 492

    A PAIR OF CHINESE BLACK LACQUER CABINETS

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHINESE BLACK LACQUER CABINETS
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Each of rectangular form, the pair of doors with a central ruyi-head medallion, finely inlaid with mother-of-pearl and various hardstones with scenes of the 'Western Paradise of Immortals', all reserved on a black lacquer ground, the aprons and sides further inlaid with flowers and birds
    68 in. x 40 in. (173 cm. x 102 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    With Mr. Herman Schneider (1889-1968), who's title before WW2 was "Inspecteur van de Generale Thesaurie in voormalig Nederlands-Indi." Which translated means Inspector to the General Treasury in Indonesia, then with the family until 2007.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot should be marked with a RED SQUARE indicating that it will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of
    business on the day of the sale with 2 weeks' free storage.