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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 305

    A FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER WINE TASTER

    MARK PROBABLY OF MICHEL-PIERRE BATAILLE, ORLEANS, 1776-78

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    A FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER WINE TASTER
    MARK PROBABLY OF MICHEL-PIERRE BATAILLE, ORLEANS, 1776-78
    With ribbed loop handle, inscribed around side Fransois.Avenete; together with another of plain design with serpent ring handle, inscribed to side, F.Body, mark of Pierre Carreau (II), Tours, 1781-89; another example, the fluted sides with reverse-punched bead bands and textured serpent ring handle, maker's mark indistinct, Paris, 1789, the sides inscribed with initials J.L.F.; and a post-1838 French silver wine taster of plain design, the ring handle with plain oval thumbpiece, engraved around side APLE MIOCHE DE ENVAL
    12.75 oz. (395 gr.) (4)


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