• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5204

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    18 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 315

    TWO GEORGE III MEZZOTINTS-UNDER-GLASS ENTTTLED 'THE BURGOMASTER' AND 'DOMESTICK AMUSEMENT

    PUBLISHED BY ROBERT SAYER, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO GEORGE III MEZZOTINTS-UNDER-GLASS ENTTTLED 'THE BURGOMASTER' AND 'DOMESTICK AMUSEMENT
    PUBLISHED BY ROBERT SAYER, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The Dutch or Flemish Burgomaster engraved by James Watson, after Adrian Van Ostade; the female personification depicted playing on the guitar, engraved by Richard Houston, after Philip Mercier
    16½ x 12/12in. (42 x 31.8cm.) overall
    Together with a George III mezzotint-under-glass entitled 'THE PEASE SOUP EATER. OR PAIN AND LAUGHTER., engraved by John Dixon, published by John Bowles; and another entitled THE FAIR SLEEPER (4)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    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.
    This lot is subject to storage and collection charges. **For Furniture and Decorative Objects, storage charges commence 7 days from sale. Please contact department for further details.**