20 September 2001
THE PROPERTY OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE SIR EMMANUEL KAYE C.B.E.
A GEORGE III SATINWOOD, ROSEWOOD AND MAHOGANY DRUM TABLE
The circular crossbanded leather-lined top above four sandalwood and mahogany-lined drawers and four simulated drawers, on a turned columnar shaft and three spreading legs, with brass caps and castors, repair to top of one leg, the locks stamped 'C&T' within a lozenge, the mahogany panel on one leg replaced, with plugged hole at the top of the column and therefore possibly originally rising
28¼ in. (71.5 cm.) high; 25½ in. (64.5 cm.) diam.
Bought from Stair & Co., 50 East 57th Street, New York, 25 January 1983.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘