13 - 14 December 2007,
Price realised USD 438
USD 500 - USD 800
A CHINESE EXPORT HARDWOOD ARMCHAIR,
19TH 20TH CENTURY
38in. (96.5cm.) high, 23in. (58.5cm.) wide, 20in. (51cm.) deep
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Probably Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan.
Please note this lot is not a pair but contains a single armchair as illustrated and viewed.
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François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France