London, South Kensington
25 September 2007
A MID-VICTORIAN GILT METAL MOUNTED WALNUT AND MARQUETRY SERPENTINE CREDENZA
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Decorated throughout with flowers and foliage, the frieze mounted with bearded masks above a pair of panelled doors depicting flower-filled vases and foliate-wrapped terms, flanked by glazed doors and enclosing shelves with original velvet lining, the stiles with foliate and shell clasps on a foliate-mounted plinth
44½in. (113cm.) high; 80in. (203cm.) wide; 19in. (48cm.) deep
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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.
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms
Pierre Frey discusses his grandfather’s Parisian fabric house, his design philosophy and his picks from our Collector sale in New York
What can we learn from Oscar Wilde’s note to the poet Pierre Louÿs inside this first edition of his only novel?
Photographer Douglas Kirkland on the night in 1961 he ‘made magic’ with Marilyn Monroe — and the camera that captured it all