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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 102

    A FRENCH SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT

    MARK OF GABRIEL GRAVES, NANTES, 1757

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT
    MARK OF GABRIEL GRAVES, NANTES, 1757
    Pear-shaped and on three scroll feet, each capped with an engraved shell, with a part-turned wood side handle and a shell and foliage heightened beak spout, the hinged cover with a milled border and chased with foliage, with a pivoting flower finial and scroll thumbpiece, marked underneath and inside cover, the rim further marked with a later French tax mark
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
    gross weight 41 oz. (1,274 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)