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    Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 861

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL FRAMED PORTRAITS**,

    THE FRAMES 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL FRAMED PORTRAITS**,
    THE FRAMES 19TH CENTURY,
    the portraits in brass-inlaid tortoiseshell frames; together with two French enamel plaques, the oval example inscribed verso, 'LAUDIN LE NE EMAILLEUR AU FAUBOURG BOUCHERIE A LIMOGES'
    The tortoiseshell frames 9½in. (24cm.) high, 8¾in. (22cm.) wide; the oval enamel 5¾in. (15cm.) high, 5in. (13cm.) wide (excluding frame); the other enamel 9¾in. (25cm.) high, 6in. (15cm.) wide (excluding frame) (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES KRIZ, PROPRIETOR OF OLD VERSAILLES (LOTS 861-862)