1 - 2 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 312
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A PAIR OF CHINESE STYLE HARDWOOD BEDSIDE CABINETS,
IN THE MANNER OF JAMES MONT, 20TH CENTURY
25in. (63.5cm.) high, 19¾in. (50cm.) wide, 13in. (33cm.) deep (2)
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"Chinese Modern" a term the interior designer James Mont (1904-1978), claimed to have invented, was the hallmark of his luxurious, custom-designed furniture that blended traditional western forms with Chinese touches.
This lot is offered without reserve.
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms
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