8 - 9 September 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
After Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840)
Choix des plus belles fleurs: Two Plates
two lithographs with hand-coloring, 1817-1824, on wove papers, both with margins, light-staining to varying degrees, surface soiling, handling creases, scattered foxing, one with heavy staining, one with areas of moulding, not examined out of the frames
both L. 10½ x 8¼ in. (267 x 210 mm.)
both overall 15¾ x 13½ in. (400 x 343 mm.) (2)
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Please note this lot also includes two similar prints in poor condition.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘