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    Sale 5353

    Christie's Interiors

    29 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 399

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT ALTAR SET

    MARK OF QUENTIN BASCHELET, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1819-1838

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT ALTAR SET
    MARK OF QUENTIN BASCHELET, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1819-1838
    The burettes in the form of ewers, the one for water chased with sprays of bullrushes, the one for wine chased with panels of fruiting vines, both with foliate scroll handles terminating in stiff laurel leaf borders, chased with ribbon tied bunches of bullrushes interspersed with four oval relief-chased fruiting vine panels
    The stand, 11 3/8 in. (28.5 cm.) long
    21.75 oz. (675 gr.) (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR