Specified lots (sold and unsold) marked with a filled square not collected from Christie’s by 5.00 pm on the day of the sale will, at our option, be removed to Cadogan Tate. Christie’s will inform you if the lot has been sent offsite. Our removal and storage of the lot is subject to the terms and conditions of storage which can be found at Christies.com/storage and our fees for storage are set out in the table. These will apply whether the lot remains with Christie’s or is removed elsewhere. If the lot is transferred to Cadogan Tate, it will be available for collection from 12 noon on
the second business day following the sale. If the lot remains at Christie’s it will be available for collection on any working day 9.00am to 5.00pm. Lots are not available for collection at weekends.
Baron Mayer Amschel de Rothschild, Mentmore Towers, Bucks, by descent to
His daughter, Hannah de Rothschild, wife of 5th Earl of Rosebery, married 1878, by descent to
The 6th Earl of Rosebery, sold Sotheby's, house sale, Mentmore, 18-27 May 1977, lot 808.
PROPERTY FROM A VILLA IN TUSCANY (LOTS 86-87, 489 & 528)
Mentmore, 1884, privately printed by R. & R. Clarke, Edinburgh, vol. I, p. 8
M. Fénaille, État Général des Tapisseries de la Manufacture des Gobelins, 1903, vol. II, pp. 347, 365-370
E. Standen, European Post-Medieval Tapestries and Related Hangings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. I, 1985, pp. 333-337
J. Boccara, Ames de Laine et de Soie, 1988, pp. 198-199