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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 86

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT COVERED BOX AND DISH

    MARK OF PUIFORCAT, PARIS, 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT COVERED BOX AND DISH
    MARK OF PUIFORCAT, PARIS, 20TH CENTURY
    The box cylindrical, the body with a band of scrolling acanthus on a textured ground, the tapered cover with shell and fish scale motif, with ovolo borders; the dish shaped circular, with ovolo rim, the border engraved with an ogee motif, the box marked on cover and under base, the dish marked on reverse
    The dish 10¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter; 52 oz. 10 dwt. (1636 gr.) (2)


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