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    Sale 5353

    Christie's Interiors

    29 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 396

    A FRENCH SILVER EMPIRE STYLE OIL AND VINEGAR CRUET

    MARK OF CHARLES-ANTOINE BLERZY, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798-1809

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH SILVER EMPIRE STYLE OIL AND VINEGAR CRUET
    MARK OF CHARLES-ANTOINE BLERZY, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798-1809
    Of boat shape, terminating at either end in an eagle's head and acanthus leaves, the pair of openwork receivers each on three column supports terminating in lion's heads, on an octagonal pedestal foot, the narrow reeded borders decorated with anthemions and stylised leaves, inscribed with monogram 'AS' to front









    8 5/8 in. (21.7 cm.) high, 9¾ in. (24.8 cm) long
    33 oz. (1024 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR