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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT TEAPOT AND CREAM-JUG

    MARK OF MARC-AUGUSTIN LEBRUN, PARIS, 1819-1838

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    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT TEAPOT AND CREAM-JUG
    MARK OF MARC-AUGUSTIN LEBRUN, PARIS, 1819-1838
    Each on an oval base with stiff leaves and beading, the body applied with a fruiting grapevine and thyrsus frieze, heightened with Bacchic masks, the rim with a band of stiff leaves, the wooden handle terminating in ram's masks, the teapot spout terminating in foliage, the hinged cover with a beaded rim and a finial cast as basket of fruit, engraved with a coat-of-arms below a coronet, each marked under foot, on foot rim and near rim, the teapot further marked inside and on top of cover, each piece further marked on foot and near rim with a later French tax mark
    the teapot 11½ in. (28.5 cm.) long
    gross weight 59 oz. (1,837 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (Lots 112-148)