20 April 2005
A GEORGE V SILVER BOWL
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1930
Of shaped lobed circular section, the rim applied with four scroll and stylised leaf motif bosses, supported on scroll feet, marked under the foot and engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT'
12 in. (30.5 cm.) diameter
73.5 oz. (2,280 gr.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 9 July 1997, lot 42
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.
Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York
Important Chinese works of art from one of America’s leading cultural institutions coming to auction in New York