17 May 2006
A FRENCH GILTWOOD CENTER TABLE
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Of Régence style, the molded rectangular Sarrancolin marble top above a pierced C-scroll and acanthus carved frieze with a central relief of a man, possibly Hercules with a lion skin, within a cartouche, on term-carved and scrolled legs terminating in hoof feet and joined by a scrolling stretcher, with remains of paper label inscribed '278'
31¾ in. (81.5 cm.) high, 43¼ in. (110 cm.) wide, 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep
with Georges de Batz, New York.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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 the largest René Lalique vase ever to be offered at auction, specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for prospective buyers
The story of the French factory founded in the 18th century, from evolutions in style to the monarchs who gladly waited years for their commissions to be created
Carlo Scarpa took the traditions of Venetian glassblowing and created some of the 20th century’s most innovative designs
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