6 July 2000
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TRIPOD POLESCREEN
With associated 18th Century banner
With rectangular needlework panel of a vase of flowers on a thin four columned support, carved with rockwork and cabriole channelled legs
67½ in. (171.5 cm.) high
By descent with the Earls of Guilford, Waldershare Park, Dover, Kent or possibly Glemham Hall, Suffolk (which was sold in 1923).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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.
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Deborah Coy, Head of European Art, is your guide to the art from an era characterised by high fashion, optimism and prosperity