• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    AN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL IVORY-INLAID CEDAR WOOD STOOL

    CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL IVORY-INLAID CEDAR WOOD STOOL
    CIRCA 1930
    In the form of two panthers, caned and inlaid with Egyptian scenes
    26¼ in. (66.5 cm.) high; 35½ in. (90 cm.) wide; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) deep


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    The design of this stool is inspired by the day beds discovered in Tuttankhamun's tomb by Howard Carter in 1922.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price and buyer's premium when purchased by non-EU purchasers.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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