23 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH PAINTED AND CANED BUFFETS
BY MAISON KRIEGER, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Each with a Medicis Breccia marble top and two freize drawers with caned sides and carved cabriole legs each stamped to the back 'KRIEGER/PARIS/74 FAUB ST ANTOINE'
39 in. (99 cm.) high; 52 in. (132 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep (2)
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The firm Maison Krieger of the Faubourg Saint-Antoine was established in 1856 by Antoine Krieger. It was consolidated around 1880 by Damon & Cie. (see D. Ledoux-Lebard, Le Mobilier Francais du XIX Siecle Paris 1989, pp.396-7).
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage