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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT VASE AND COVER

    MARK OF GILBERT-NICOLAS CASTEL, PARIS, 1809-1819

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH SILVER-GILT VASE AND COVER
    MARK OF GILBERT-NICOLAS CASTEL, PARIS, 1809-1819
    On a circular base with foliage rim, raised on three paw feet, with a central finial cast as a basket of fruit and flowers, with three legs cast as floral garland decorated winged Caryatids, the domed cover chased with foliage and with a foliage cone finial, with a later clear glass liner, marked under base, on edge of base, near rim and inside cover
    10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high
    31 oz. (970 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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