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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 394

    A FRENCH SILVER CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF ABEL-ETIENNE GIROUX, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798-1809

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    A FRENCH SILVER CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF ABEL-ETIENNE GIROUX, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798-1809
    Of campana shape, flanked by two seated sea nymphs, the lower body acid etched with stylised lilies and anthemions, trumpet foot on square pedestal base pierced with mythical creatures, the cover with large moth finial,
    15 in. (38 cm.) high;
    Together with a French silver sauceboat on detatchable stand, mark of Furey Antoine Courant, Paris, First Standard, 1798-1809, boat-shaped, the handle surmounted by a winged mythical creature, the stand engraved at either end with a nobleman's coat-of-arms, detatchable silver liner
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high, 11 in. (28 cm.)
    88 oz. (2731 gr.)


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