London, South Kensington
16 May 2001
An Edwardian satinwood and crossbanded desk
Of Carlton House type, inlaid with lines, the superstructure with a pierced three-quarter gallery and two hinged brass letter apertures, fitted with six short drawers flanked by a curved enclosed cupboard at the angle, the tooled leather-lined writing surface centred by a hinged ratcheted slope, fitted with three drawers in the frieze, on square tapered legs, lacking castors
54¼in. (138cm.) wide, 37½in. (95cm.) high, 26½in. (67cm.) deep
21 Park Lane, London.
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.
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
The artist tells us about his meticulous recreation of a child’s toy in a work that became an instant icon when it debuted at the Whitney Museum in New York in 2014