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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 134

    Jean-Guillaume Moitte (Paris 1746-1810)

    Design for a jug with a ram's head handle

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Jean-Guillaume Moitte (Paris 1746-1810)
    Design for a jug with a ram's head handle
    With inscription 'no. 1.'
    black lead, pen and grey ink, grey wash
    12 x 9¾ in. (30.7 x 25 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Henri Auguste, until 1810.
    J.B.C. Odiot, his studio stamp and number '102'.


    Literature

    C. Fregnac, Les Grands Orfèvres de Louis XIII à Charles X, Paris, 1965, p. 261