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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 393

    A FRENCH SILVER CAFETIERE

    MARK OF NICOLAS-RICHARD MASSON, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798-1809

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    Estimate

    A FRENCH SILVER CAFETIERE
    MARK OF NICOLAS-RICHARD MASSON, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798-1809
    The ovoid body with waisted neck on three acanthus leaf and lion's paw supports, rose finial and eagle mask spout terminating in acanthus leaves, the front engraved with small monogrammed shield, angular wood handle
    10½ in. (28.6 cm.) high
    Together with a French silver ewer, mark of François Milleraud-Bouty, Paris, First Standard, 1809-19, the ovoid body with waisted neck, laurel leaf girdle, on three anthemion and lion's paw supports
    9 7/8 in. (25.3 cm.) high
    Gross weight, 45.75 oz. (1420 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 393-395)