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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 375

    A pair of Chinese lacquer display cabinets and a lacquer box

    LATE 19TH 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A pair of Chinese lacquer display cabinets and a lacquer box
    Late 19th 20th Century
    The display cabinets of rectangular shape, both comprising a series of stepped shelves above four short feet and shaped apron, all coloured and gilt with floral patterns; and a three-tiered box fitted with stand and upright handle, gilt to the exterior with a medallion of pagoda's on a cell-pattern ground enhanced with flower-sprays, some damages
    The cabinets 65.5 cm. high x 50 cm. wide x 10.5 cm. deep; the box 28.5 cm. high x 35 cm. wide x 24.5 cm. deep (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    MORNING SESSION
    25 JUNE 2008, 10.30AM (LOTS 375-525)

    THE PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR, REMOVED FROM AN 18TH CENTURY CHELSEA HOUSE ON CHEYNE WALK (LOTS 375-399)

    This stylish collection was acquired over 35 years to compliment the charm and beauty of an early 18th Century Chelsea riverside house. The allure of the collection is that it ranges from delicately painted small garnitures to imposing chargers and elegant vases