14 October 2009
AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SERVING-TABLE
The shaped top pierced with quartrefoils over a fluted and paterae-carved frieze on molded legs with guttae feet
37½ in. (95 cm.) high, 54 in. (137 cm.) wide, 25¼ in. (57 cm.) deep
with Arthur S. Vernay, New York, 1940 (illustrated in the catalogue for sale, October 1940, no. 96).
Bought from Johnston Antiques, Dublin, in 1995.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Laura E. Armstrong
Tel: + 1 212 636 2434
F.L. Hinckley, A Directory of Queen Anne, Early Georgian and Chippendale Furniture Establishing the Preeminence of the Dublin Craftsmen, New York, 1971, fig. 394.
Post Lot Text
END OF SALE
On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Specialist Will Strafford looks at some of the key names of the period, from Boulle to Riesener, Carlin, Cressent and Vandercruse
Our Head of Silver reflects on the importance of great mentors, and his most memorable finds across 28 years with the company
As an iconic 1972 model is offered online, we explain why this pioneering steel sports watch is so prized by collectors
Socialite and reality TV star Mark-Francis Vandelli brings his unique sense of theatre to The Collector auctions