25 October 2007,
Price realised USD 7,500
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A MEISSEN RETICULATED FLOWER-ENCRUSTED CENTERPIECE BASKET AND STAND EMBLEMATIC OF THE SEASONS
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, BOTH INCISED 605., IMPRESSED 50, 163 AND 33
En suite to the preceding lot
20½ in. overall (2)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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See note to the preceding lot.
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
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