• Historical Design auction at Christies

    Sale 12273

    Historical Design

    26 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    LOUIS MAJORELLE 1859-1926

    'AUX CLEMATIS' CABINET, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    LOUIS MAJORELLE 1859-1926
    'AUX CLEMATIS' CABINET, CIRCA 1900
    rosewood veneer, walnut, oak and marquetry inlay
    106 in. (269 cm.) high; 78 ½ in. (199.5 cm.) wide; 26 ½ in. (67.3 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    J. Hoffmann, Der Moderne Stil 1899-1905, Stuttgart, 2006, p. 55, pl. 45, which appears to show this example exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle 1900.