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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 287

    A FRENCH SILVER SECOND COURSE DISH

    MARK OF MARTIN-GUILLAUME BIENNAIS, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1809/19

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    A FRENCH SILVER SECOND COURSE DISH
    MARK OF MARTIN-GUILLAUME BIENNAIS, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1809/19
    Circular with anthemion leaf border, the rim engraved with small armorial -- 11¾ in. (29.7 cm.) diameter; also a larger similar dish with stiff acanthus leaf border and monogrammed shield to rim by Sixte-Simon Rion, Paris, First Standard, 1819/38 -- 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) diameter
    65 oz. (2016 gr.) (2)


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