13 November 2003,
Price realised GBP 2,390
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A RED-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT LOW TABLE
Incorporating a panel of French 19th century needlework carpet
With rounded rectangular top with re-entrant corners, the glass-covered carpet panel with twin quatrefoil motifs on a crimson ground with yellow fleurs-de-lys, in an applied crimson border, the stand with waved aprons on straight legs with axe-head feet
14¾ in. (37 cm.) high; 87¼ in. (220 cm.) wide; 48 in. (122 cm.) deep.
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A carpet of this pattern was sold from the John Reid Collection, in these Rooms, 17-18 December 1998, lot 605.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
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