• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 361

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT DINNER SERVICE

    BEARING SPURIOUS FRENCH MARKS AND WITH FAUX SIGNATURE BIENNAIS, PROBABLY EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT DINNER SERVICE
    BEARING SPURIOUS FRENCH MARKS AND WITH FAUX SIGNATURE BIENNAIS, PROBABLY EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: oval soup tureen with anthemion border, pomegranate finial and gilt interior, a pair of sauceboats with swan handles (one with foot present but detached), 14 dinner plates -- 9.75 in. (25 cm.) diameter, 2 large circular platters -- 16 in. (40 cm.) diameter, 14 side plates -- 8 in. (20 cm.) long, an oval meat dish -- 16 in. (40.5 cm.) long, 3 oval side dishes and another with a different border -- 9¾ in. (25 cm.) long; some pieces engraved with crowned monogram
    796 gr. (24,676 gr.)


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