15 January 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GERMAN BAROQUE STYLE POLYCHROME PAINTED BIRCH SMALL COFFER,
late 19th century,
the interior painted with an inscription, "Zum 25 Dezember 1894 der Verein der Künstlereinnen"
14in. (36cm.) high, 21in. (54cm.) wide, 12in. (30cm.) diameter
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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