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    Sale 5357

    Christie's Interiors

    8 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 558

    A FRENCH SILVER OIL AND VINEGAR CRUET STAND

    MARK OF FRANCOIS PICARD, PARIS 1789, RE-MARKED WITH SECOND STANDARD MARKS, PARIS 1798-1809

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    A FRENCH SILVER OIL AND VINEGAR CRUET STAND
    MARK OF FRANCOIS PICARD, PARIS 1789, RE-MARKED WITH SECOND STANDARD MARKS, PARIS 1798-1809
    Boat-shaped with bifurcated serpent handles and fretwork-pierced receivers for stoppers, the latter each on three scroll supports, the sides of stand engraved with a frieze of foliate scrollwork, raised on oval pedestal foot with chased foliate border (lacks bottles)
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high; 13 1/8 in. (33.4 cm) long
    38 oz. (1179 gr.)


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