London, South Kensington
15 February 2001
A Vienna style claret-ground plate
painted by Knoullez, with 'The Judgement of Paris', signed, within a raised-gilt roundel below a border of four gilt medallions flanked by scrolling ornament reserved on shaped-rectangular sections and further raised-gilt vignettes of animals, circa 1890 -- 24.5cm. diam.; a violet-ground plate, painted with a classical maiden and warrior, within a raised-gilt roundel below a border of gilt-beaded roundels and shaped-rectangular sections gilt with urns, blue shield mark, late 19th century -- 24.5cm. diam.
See illustration (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 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
To mark 25 consecutive years as market leaders the record-breaking price for the Winston Pink Legacy diamond in Geneva, we look back at historic pieces sold at Christie’s
In the late 19th century Emile Gallé’s vibrant glassware helped to transform ideas of what art could be. Specialist Carina Villinger shares her insights