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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    A FRENCH SILVER SAUCEBOAT

    MARK OF JACQUES GREGOIRE ROUSSEAU, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798/1809

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    A FRENCH SILVER SAUCEBOAT
    MARK OF JACQUES GREGOIRE ROUSSEAU, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1798/1809
    Boat-shaped with stylised anthemion border, the handle modelled in the form of an eagle's head, the navette-shaped pedestal foot upon detachable conforming stand raised on four ball feet
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29.3 cm.) long
    23.5 oz. (729 gr.)


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