5 February 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN SILVER,
comprising: a shell form dish marked Tiffany & Co.; a small pierced basket marked Frank M. Smith; and a small bowl chased with a floral border in the Art Nouveau taste marked Frank M. Whiting.
The shell dish 5¼in. (13.3cm.); total weight 12oz. (3)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York
Important Chinese works of art from one of America’s leading cultural institutions coming to auction in New York