• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 465

    A SPANISH IRON-MOUNTED WALNUT VARGUENO

    THE VARGUENO LATE 17TH CENTURY AND THE INTERIOR REFITTED, THE ASSOCIATED STAND PART 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH IRON-MOUNTED WALNUT VARGUENO
    THE VARGUENO LATE 17TH CENTURY AND THE INTERIOR REFITTED, THE ASSOCIATED STAND PART 17TH CENTURY
    The rectangular case mounted with fabric backed-iron panels and locks, the sides with carrying handles and opening to a fitted interior with bone-inlaid parcel-gilt drawers, the stand with turned and fluted columns, trestle base
    60½ in. (154 cm.) high, 43½ in. (110.5 cm.) wide, 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    William Randolph Hearst.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOTS 455-474)