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    Sale 5371

    Christie's Interiors

    25 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 316

    A FRENCH SILVER COFFEE POT OF EMPIRE STYLE

    MARK OF QUENTIN BASCHELET, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1809/19

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    A FRENCH SILVER COFFEE POT OF EMPIRE STYLE
    MARK OF QUENTIN BASCHELET, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1809/19
    Ovoid with waisted neck on three faceted supports terminating in claw feet and decorated at the junction of each with a large stiff leaf, the neck with a band of stiff leafage, the spout modelled as a horse's head, the cover with bud finial, ebonised wood handle
    13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high
    gross weight 40.5 oz. (1256 gr.)


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