• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    A FRENCH EMPIRE SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER

    MARK OF ABEL-ETIENNE GIROUX, PARIS, 1798-1809

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    A FRENCH EMPIRE SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER
    MARK OF ABEL-ETIENNE GIROUX, PARIS, 1798-1809
    Tapering and on pedestal foot, the rim and foot each with a band of engraved foliage, with two openwork angular handles, the cover with bud finial, engraved with initials within foliage, marked under foot, on foot, near rim and inside cover
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide
    89 oz. (2,772 gr.)


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