7 May 2008
A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD AND BRASS FOOTSTOOL
With gilt brass feet and a pom pom seat
10 in. (25.5 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.7 cm.) wide; 16 in. (40.7 cm.) deep
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Possibly 1851 Inventory, Dessert Room, 'Music Stand & stool - £1.5.0'
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘
A landmark sale featuring rare examples of works by 19th and 20th-century masters of the medium
As Chinese Ceramics specialist Joan Ho explains, when it comes to porcelain, not all blues are the same
Chinese ceramics and works of art specialist Vicki Paloympis offers tips on how to start a collection
Ahead of our Paris sale on 10 September, Meredith Etherington-Smith salutes three generations of collectors from one family
What a newcomer needs to know about the highly collectable, grain-based liquor served at all Chinese state banquets