• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 783

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BRULE-PARFUM

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BRULE-PARFUM
    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Modelled with an oval cup mounted with masks and floral garlands, surmounted by a domed lid with fruiting finial, on scrolled feet, above a concave-sided spreading socle adorned with further garlands, and a shaped rectangular base with bun feet
    8 in. (20.5 cm.) high; 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) square, the base


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    Provenance

    Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 778-783)