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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    A FRENCH SILVER SIX-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE-SERVICE

    MARK OF FOUQUET-LAPAR, PARIS, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH SILVER SIX-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE-SERVICE
    MARK OF FOUQUET-LAPAR, PARIS, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
    Each piece fluted pear shaped on a gadrooned foot, comprising: a kettle and stand with lamp; a chocolate-pot; a coffee-jug; a tea-pot; a milk-jug, each with ivory handles and a sugar-bowl with cover, each piece marked on foot, near rim, and inside cover, the base of most pieces further stamped 'FOUQUET-LAPAR PARIS'
    The kettle 17¼ in. (44 cm.) high
    gross weight 228 oz. (7,081 gr.) (6)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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