Lot 401: (WINE LIST.) Hotel Astor.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (WINE LIST.) Hotel Astor. 8 sheets printed in blue and gold loosely tipped into interior boards with gilt stamped morocco corners. 8vo format, 9x5 inches, full crushed burgundy morocco gilt with the name of the Hotel Astor''s innovator and proprietor Wm.C. Muschenheim and their thistle motif logo, all paneled within an art nouveau design incorporating the thistle theme and ending in brass corner rivets, interior boards with repeated thistle roll-tooled border; light edge-wear, one sheet with small amount of damage. New York, 1908/1909
Notes: An ornate survival from one of turn of the 20th century New York City''s most superior hotel and dining establishments at the height of its decadence. A magnum bottle of 1877 Château Lafite Rothschild for $15.00? Yes please.