London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A bronze model of an owl
perched on a tree stump with issuing blossoming branches, the bird with finely detailed feathers, gilt claws, inset glass eyes, impressed signature seals to bird and to branchwork -- 8¼in. (21cm.) high., (blossoming side branch with repair to the stem and with two tips missing to the extremities, minor wear).
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.
Please note the owl has the end of one claw missing.
The Métiers d’Art collection is witty, eclectic and Chanel to the core. Illustrated with bags offered in Handbags and Accessories on 12 December in London
As a highly prized classic of American design comes up at auction on 13 December, specialist Beth Vilnsky advises on what to consider when buying a Tiffany lamp