10 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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