6 March 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PEDESTAL DESK
The rectangular green leather-lined top above three frieze drawers on the front and the reverse, above a kneehole flanked on each side by three graduated drawers, the reverse with a pair of panelled doors each enclosing a shelf, on a plinth base with concealed castors, the locks stamped 'PATENT', two locks stamped 'VR' flanking a crown 'PATENT LEVER'
30¼ in. (77 cm.) high; 68 in. (172.5 cm.) wide; 44½ in. (113 cm.) deep
Lord Bauer (d. 2002).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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
How one of Mexico’s greatest artists collaborated with a family of printers to create a brand new printing technique
The competitive but loving bond between the two artists is explored in Alberto and Diego Giacometti: Masters of Design