7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD AND GILT-BRASS MOUNTED TABLE TOP BOOK STAND
8 in. (20.4 cm.) high; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) wide; 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) deep
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
This portable black-figured rosewood book-stand is conceived in the elegant George IV French fashion, with its tray-rail of golden flowered Roman foliage wave-scrolled in Louis Quatorze 'boulle' fashion.
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.
An exceptional work by Hugo van der Goes, featuring a central section in which the preparatory underdrawing has been revealed, ..
Christie’s specialists Emma Kronman, Alan Wintermute and François de Poortere on the unearthing of 5 exciting and ..
Interior designer Alidad on a set of Chinese porcelain pieces that he finds reassuringly welcoming
The tiny and exquisitely beautiful curiosities that once housed tobacco are highly prized. Specialist Margi Gristina advises on..