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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 373

    A FRENCH SILVER DOUBLE SALT OF EMPIRE STYLE

    PARIS, 1809/19

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH SILVER DOUBLE SALT OF EMPIRE STYLE
    PARIS, 1809/19
    The handle formed as a column flanked by two putti with drapery swag above, the grip terminating in two dogs' heads, the two pierced receivers each with three cut-out putti holding torches seated astride hounds; also a pair of French openwork mustard pots, Paris, First Standard, 1819/38, with swan handles and artichoke finials, the sides with floral sprays issuing from winged rams' heads, on pedestal bases, all with later blue glass liners
    20 oz. (620 gr.) (4)


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