New York, East
28 June 2000
This Lot has no reserve
A GEORGE II STYLE STAINED-FRUITWOOD FIRESCREEN
The pierced waved foliate-carved crest centered by a shell, over a similarly-carved frame centered by an 18th Century tapestry panel depicting a landscape within a floral surround, on foliate-sheathed cabriole legs ending in scroll toes
39in. (99cm.) high, 27¼in. (69cm.) wide, 14in. (35.5cm.) deep
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On 4 July Christie’s in London will present an important collection of European masterpieces from the great collecting dynasty
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