20 September 2001,
Price realised GBP 12,925
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE
The moulded rectangular top above a frieze drawer, on club legs headed by lappets, on sunk castors
28¼ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 37 3/8 in. (96 cm.) wide; 20¾ in. (52.5 cm.) deep
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Amongst related 'chamber tables', with lambrequined columnar legs, were those supplied around 1730 for the bedroom apartments at Houghton Hall, Norfolk (A. Moore, Houghton Hall, London, 1996, no. 8, p. 92).
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.
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life