12 September 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,762
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
BATEMAN : A George III oval cake basket,
with thread mounts to rim and swing handle, the sides slat-pierced below a narrow band of bright-cut decoration, the sides pierced with four bright-cut engraved stars within navette-shaped medallions, linked by engraved swags, the centre of the basket engraved with a monogram surmounted by a crest, on oval slat-pierced foot with thread mount, Peter & Anne Bateman 1792, London, 23.5ozs - 38mm.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 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.
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life