Specified lots (sold and unsold) marked with a filled square not collected from Christie’s by 5.00 pm on the day of the sale will, at our option, be removed to Cadogan Tate. Christie’s will inform you if the lot has been sent offsite. Our removal and storage of the lot is subject to the terms and conditions of storage which can be found at Christies.com/storage.
Please call Christie’s Client Service 24 hours in advance to book a collection time at Cadogan Tate Ltd. All collections will be by pre-booked appointment only.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7839 9060 Email: email@example.com. If the lot remains at Christie’s it will be available for collection on any working day 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Lots are not available for collection at weekends.
Made for Edward James by Green & Abbott in 1938.
At Monkton House, West Dean Estate, West Sussex, until 1986, and then moved to West Dean House, West Sussex.
The Edward James Foundation, West Dean, West Sussex.
C. Aslet, 'Monkton House, East Sussex', Country Life, 12 September 1985, p. 702, fig. 4.
J. Glancey, ‘Mad Monckton’, World of Interiors, May 1986, no. 1 (illustrated p. 146).
G. Stamp, 'Surreal Recall', Apollo, July 2007, p. 81.
Exhibition catalogue, Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous, Edinburgh, 2016, pp. 206, 210 & 258 (illustrated in situ fg. 41, p. 206).
Brighton, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, A Surreal Life: Edward James, 1907-1984, April - July 1998, no. 193, p. 149 (illustrated in situ p. 10).