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Works of Art from the Bute Collection

By: (Christie's)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16674

Condition: Near Fine


These two white catalogues with black titles and black and silver decoration have minimal wear and are about fine. The slipcase is missing, but the catalogues appear to be unused. This set is from Christies for the July, 1996 sale of antiques, furniture, silver, art, Toby Jugs and glass from the fabulous Bute estate in Great Britain. Laid in are prices-realized sheets from the auction which soared into the millions of pounds. These are beautiful catalogues and serve as carefully-researched reference works. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 269, 79 pages View more info

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Dumfries House: A Chippendale Commission, Volume I and Volume II, July 2007

By: Christie's

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16644

Condition: Near Fine


This two-volume set is in very close to fine condition; both volumes have very minor wear at the corners with Volume I having a small indention crease on the lower right corner. Volume I also has a very light, vertical, reading crease on the spine. Volume II probably deserves to be graded Fine with Volume I being Near Fine. This is a beautiful set. These two lavish and imposing volumes constitute the Christie's Catalogue for an auction that never was. The Scottish Dumfries House in Ayrshire was set to be auctioned in July of 2007. It was one of the grand houses of Scotland and was filled with ... View more info

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The Bute Collection of Sporting Pictures: Thursday 27 May 1999

By: Christie's London

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16677

Condition: Near Fine


This beautiful catalogue is about fine with very minor dings at corners. This fully illustrated volume features sporting, mainly hunting and equstrian, art from the famed Bute Family Collection. There are many illustrations, some foldouts, in full color. This is an exceptional reference work. A Prices Realized sheet is laid in. The Bute family, descended from John Stuart (b. 1360) who was a natural son of Richard II. The family, through the centuries amassed one of the finest collections or art, furniture, antiques, books and other material in Great Britain. Their home, Dumfries, was purchased... View more info