20 September 2001,
Price realised GBP 5,640
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A GEORGE III BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY WINE-COOLER
The oval hinged top enclosing a lead-lined interior with nine bottle divisions, with lion-mask carrying handles, on a stand with square legs with pierced angle brackets, brass castors, the castors stamped 'COPE'S PATENT'
26½ in. (67 cm.) high; 26¼ in. (66.5 cm.) wide; 20¼ in. (51.5 cm.) deep
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THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France