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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    Jean-Guillaume Moitte (Paris 1746-1810)

    Design for a silver tureen with a bacchante holding a garland, on a platter with winged lion feet

    Price Realised  

    Jean-Guillaume Moitte (Paris 1746-1810)
    Design for a silver tureen with a bacchante holding a garland, on a platter with winged lion feet
    black lead, pen and black ink, grey wash, watermark D&C Blauw and fleur-de-lys above shield
    14 5/8 x 21 1/8 in. (37.1 x 53.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Henri Auguste, until 1810.
    J.B.C. Odiot, his studio stamp and number '154'.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 26 October 1990, lot 31.