• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1209

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHENETS

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHENETS
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Each modeled with a bird before a thatched nest on a rocaille base
    8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high, 10 in. (25.5 cm.) wide, 4 in. (10 cm.) deep


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Acquired from Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, in 1960.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.