5 April 2001,
Price realised GBP 11,162
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A GEORGE I RED AND GILT-JAPANNED BUREAU
Decorated overall with Chinese landscape scenes, the rectangular top above a hinged flap enclosing a later fitted interior of pigeon-holes and drawers around a door, above three graduated drawers, on later bracket feet, the handles replaced, the drawers probably originally red painted, the scarlet ground and some gilt decoration refreshed
39 in. (99 cm.) high; 32½ in. (82.5 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
A Queen Anne scarlet and gilt-lacquer bureau, of related design and decoration was sold by J. Links, Esq., in these Rooms, 10 October 1985, lot 83 (£11,000 excluding premium).
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.
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Insights into the life and art of the photographer whose raw, honest images captured the creative spirit of 1980s New York's downtown scene
We canvass a panel of local gallerists, artists and restaurateurs for their advice on the best places to stay, eat and relax