28 - 29 October 2009
A COLLECTION OF EIGHTEEN SPANISH EMBOSSED, PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME DECORATED LEATHER WALL PANELS IN ROLLS
LATE 17TH-EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
Of varying sizes, some repainting
The largest 92 in. (234 cm.) high; 44 in. (112 cm.) wide (18)
Rudolf Nureyev, sold Christie's London, 20-21 November 1995, lot 1200. Christopher Hodsoll, sold Sotheby's London, 3 May 2000, lot 30.
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A related suite of leather panels, by repute the property of the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia, from a villa near Florence, was sold from the Property of J.W. Tennant-Eyles, Christie's London, 3 November 1988, lot 8.
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