London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
A 'WILLIAM AND MARY STYLE' PARCEL-GILT AND WALNUT DRAW-LEAF DINING TABLE
By Liberty & Co, Circa 1910
The rectangular crossbanded and parquetry top with carved flowerhead edge above a ripple-moulded frieze, on turned tapering legs with carved palmettes joined by an X-stretcher centred by a finial with urn feet and concealed castors, the underside of the stretcher with a label 'Liberty & Co. Regent Street, London.'
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 72 in. (183 cm.) wide unextended; 125 in. (317.5 cm.) wide extended; 48 in. (122 cm.) deep
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This unusual model of draw-leaf dining table appears in the Liberty & Co 1912 catalogue decorating a 'William and Mary' interior.
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 Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The property developer describes his passion for stuffed animals, classical statuary and antique globes
Pop art was not an all-American phenomenon — the UK, in fact, was where it started. Illustrated with works from our Modern British Art sales in June
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
What leading art, technology and finance specialists said at the inaugural Art +Tech Summit at Christie’s in London
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea