7 June 2001
A PAIR OF CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS*
Eugene Gaillard, circa 1905
35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high
one chair marked with accession number 83.563D, label L82.20.287A and another label W.P.C./76-63/82; the other one with accession number 83.563B, label L82.20.287B, and another label W.P.C./76-63/82 (2)
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cf. Peter Van Dam, Dossier Eugène Gaillard, 1986, n.p., for chairs of this design.
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*This lot may be exempt from sales tax, as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the front of the catalogue.
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