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For a discussion of the revival of Chinoiserie during the Restoration and for a similar box by Vachette, see Serge Grandjean, Les tabatières du musée du Louvre, Paris 1981, nrs 359 and 366.
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Wine specialist Charles Foley tells the colourful story of a wine steeped in Burgundian tradition, ahead of a rare case being offered in London in June