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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 349

    A FRENCH SILVER COVERED JUG

    MARK OF GUILLAUME-DENIS DELAMOTTE, PARIS, 1767

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH SILVER COVERED JUG
    MARK OF GUILLAUME-DENIS DELAMOTTE, PARIS, 1767
    Of squat baluster form on oval collet foot with moulded rim, ropework handle and double scroll thumb-piece, the cover capped by a finial modelled as two buds issuing from a spray of leaves, the spout extending in a broad rat-tail down the length of the front, one side engraved with an English rococo armorial
    8 in. (20.5 cm.) high
    21 oz. (651 gr.)


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    The arms are those of Welby.

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