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    Sale 5169

    The Art Nouveau Buckle with Arts & Crafts

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 162


    Price Realised  


    1956-7, mahogany and holly, and green tooled leather with gilt design, with four drawers above twin-doors opening to reveal adjustable shelves 33 in. (85 cm.) high; 36 in. (91.4 cm.) wide; 17 in. (44.4 cm.) deep (2)

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    The invoice for these cabinets is dated December 1957 and reads:
    "Two Cabinets for papers, books etc, in selected Cuban Mahogany, inlaid with Holly, and with panels and drawer fronts covered with green Goatskin, tooled in blind and gold by Peter Waters".
    The invoice is for £460.

    Christie's London, C20th Century Decorative Art & Design, 26 October 2006, lot 140, (£17,400) for further information on the provenance from the estate of Mrs Katerina Comino.

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    From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.

    Saleroom Notice

    This lot is marked with a red square and if not cleared by 1pm on the day following the sale will be removed to the warehouse of Cadogan Tate at 6-12 Ponton Road, London SW8 5BA. Charges will apply if the lot is not collected within a week.