6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 17,500
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A PAIR OF SOUTH GERMAN ROCK CRYSTAL AND GILT-BRONZE MODELS OF CAMELS
SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
Each modelled recumbent and bearing on its back a tapering column of rock crystal, on a moulded ebonised base decorated with foliage and cherub masks, the rock crystal probably original, the bases probably early 18th Century
Each 9½ in. (24 cm.) high; 5¾ in. (15 cm.) wide; 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) deep (2)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
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.
Acquired from Michel Meyer, Paris.
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms