• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BURR-AMBONYA DINING CHAIRS

    BY MAISON KRIEGER, PARIS, CIRCA 1910

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BURR-AMBONYA DINING CHAIRS
    BY MAISON KRIEGER, PARIS, CIRCA 1910
    En suite with the previous lot, each with out-scrolled back mounted with anthemion and mythological reliefs, with needlepoint seats nine with mythological roudndels within florl garlands and three with floral cartouches, eight stamped to the back of the seatrail 'KRIEGER'
    35 ½ in. (90 cm.) high; 19 ¼ in. (49 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 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

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. This VAT is not shown separately on the invoice. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.


    Provenance

    By repute, the Egyptian Royal family.
    Bought in Cairo in 1954 by the present owner’s father.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SAUDI ARABIAN COLLECTION (LOTS 161-166)