31 March 2016
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV BEECHWOOD FAUTEUILS
BY JEAN-JACQUES POTHIER, CIRCA 1750
With flower-carved padded back, arms and seat upholstered in polychrome floral silk, stamped J.POTHIER to front rail
Acquired from Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, in 1974.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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Jean-Jacques Pothier, maître in 1750.
Highlights from a sale of items from Rugby School’s collection include works by Lucas van Leyden and Correggio, medieval manuscripts and important antiquities
Christie’s first dedicated sale of modern and contemporary ceramics — Un/Breakable — traces the medium from Paul Gauguin to Grayson Perry
Paul Smith, Karina Duebner, Wolfgang Ruf, Martin Kamer and Iris Apfel present their most cherished wearable treasures
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Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England