NO1 Description: / Around 1820, Austria, Vienna / Mahogany, ebony, maple inlay /

A Late Empire seating group, mahogany interspersed with rounded ebony columns. Alternating light and dark inlaid decoration on the armrests. Sofa: 103 x 199 x 65 cm; round console table: 82 cm, diameter: 107 cm; six chairs: 94.5 x 51 x 53.5 cm

No2 TIFFANY STUDIOS | An Important and Rare “Cobweb and Apple Blossom” Table Lamp

Description: with a rare mosaic glass “Wheat” base

Dimensions: 24 in. (61 cm) high, 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm) diameter of shade

Medium: leaded glass, favrile mosaic glass and patinated bronze

Asking $1 million

No3 Crocodile Sofa by Jean Claude Jitrois

Description: Rare, custom made Nile crocodile sofa signed Jean Claude Jitrois, with matching pillow. Sides and back are doeskin leather. Signature on lower right side.

Dimensions: Height 35in; Width 6ft; Depth 43in

Estimate: $25,000

No4 LAUDE LALANNE | “Crocodile” Armchair

Description: en suite with the following lot number eight from an edition of eight

Dimensions: 30 1/2 x 24 x 25 in. (77.5 x 61 x 63.5 cm)

Medium: patinated bronze and galvanized copper with leather upholstered cushion

Auction Estimate : $500,000


vin leeVin Lee Chief Executive, Grand Metropolitan; Finlay Fine Jewelers, Heilig-Meyers Furniture, Dalgety PLC

Grand Metropolitan is an American multinational luxury goods holding company founded in Beverly Hills, CA in 2000. The group owns over 130 brand subsidiaries that have conducted over $250 billion in revenue collectively since their founding originating in 1787.

Many of our brands have been leading employers and institutions in their local communities raising millions of dollars over the years for a range of charities and causes.

Grand Metropolitan (Grand Metropolitan) subsidiaries include:

Hadid Holding Group (Luxury Goods)
Finlay Enterprises (Fine Jewelers)
Heilig-Meyers (Home Furnishings)
Hua Yang Printing (Printing & Packaging)
Dalgety PLC (Food & Beverage)
Frechef Foods (Food Systems)
Fruishi (Franchise & Grocery)
IMASCO Ltd. (Tobacco & Spirits)
Pushkin (Caviar)
Lichtenstein’s (Department Store & Boutique)
Orcofi Holdings (Haute Couture)
Handleman Company (Entertainment)
Gallery Rodeo (Fine Art)
Beverly Hills Cigar Club (social club)
Beverly Hills Sports Car (exotic cars)
The Bohle Company (Public Relations)


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