21 October 2005
PROPERTY FROM THE VALENTINE COLLECTION
FOUR CHANTILLY PLATES
Circa 1750, iron-red hunting-horn marks
Three painted in colors with scattered loose bouquets of flowers within fluted borders and brown-line rims, one similarly decorated within ozier-moulded border
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter (4)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 26 January 1995, lot 277.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Please note that the catalogue image of this lot is incorrectly labeled 50 in the printed catalogue.
Explore a breathtaking array of Impressionist and modern art, to be offered in our forthcoming 20th Century Week auctions from 15–22 June.
Why this iconic piece, offered in New York on 20 June, represented a 'moment of profound transition’ for its creator — and for furniture design itself