24 - 25 January 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DANISH SILVER CHAMBER-CANDLESTICK
MARK OF MICHELSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1847
Leaf-shaped base with lion's tail handle, the socket with detachable leaf-shaped nozzle, engraved with Greek cypher below Greek Royal crown, marked on base, handle and socket
7½ in. (19 cm.) diam.
6 oz. (200 gr.)
The cypher is that of King George I of the Hellenes, Prince of Denmark (1845-1913).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot is offered without reserve. No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Enjoy a 360-degree view of The Collector, our sale series showcasing furniture, objects and works of art from the 17th to the 19th century.
From labels and staples to stretchers and repairs — the reverse of an artwork can reveal more about it than you might suppose
From craquelure to patina, watermarks to brushstrokes… Our specialists on what they’re looking for when someone brings a work of art into Christie’s
The jeweller Frédéric Boucheron opened his first shop in the arcades of the Palais Royal, Paris; more than 160 years later, the maison he founded is a world leader
The emergence of lyrical abstraction in postwar France, iIllustrated with key works by Georges Mathieu, Zao Wou-Ki and Chu Teh-Chun