11 September 2008
A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN YELLOW AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED 'LACCA' BOXES
PROBABLY VENICE, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
Each of shaped rectangular form, with domed lid centred by a cartouche depicting pastoral scenes, the shaped sides centred by floral sprays, on shaped bracket feet
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide; 7 in. (17.5 cm.) deep (2)
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.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
New York-based interior designer Brian J. McCarthy thought he might sell this vase to a client. But then he fell in love with it…
Specialist Will Strafford looks at some of the key names of the period, from Boulle to Riesener, Carlin, Cressent and Vandercruse
Christie’s London doorman - shortlisted for Doorman of the Year in Mayfair & St James's 2019 Community Awards - discusses James Bond, Francis Bacon and the day he met Madonna
Explore timeless classics that define modern French elegance with over 300 YSL designs from Catherine Deneuve’s personal collection, to be offered in Paris on 24 January and online from 23–30 January.