• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 17

    A French silver ecuelle and a cover

    PARIS, 1771, MAKER'S MARK 'PGS' BELOW STAR, THE COVER STRUCK WITH MAKER'S MARK OF ANTOINE LUCAS, PARIS, 1749

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A French silver ecuelle and a cover
    Paris, 1771, maker's mark 'PGS' below star, the cover struck with maker's mark of Antoine Lucas, Paris, 1749
    Circular, with scroll and foliage shaped handles, the detachable domed cover with gadrooned border and chased with clusters of shells and foliage, the finial cast as an artichoke, marked on base, rim and cover
    31.5 cm. wide
    1034 gr.


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