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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A FRENCH SILVER SOUP-TUREEN, COVER AND LINER

    MARK OF MARC-AUGUSTIN LEBRUN, PARIS, 1809-1819

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH SILVER SOUP-TUREEN, COVER AND LINER
    MARK OF MARC-AUGUSTIN LEBRUN, PARIS, 1809-1819
    Oval and on a spreading foot with palmette rim, the openwork handles decorated with flowers, the rim with a band of palmettes, the domed cover with a similar rim and capped with a pine cone finial above foliage and flowers, the body and the cover engraved with initials, marked on foot rim, near rim, inside cover, on cover bezel and underneath liner
    16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) wide
    104 oz. (3,245 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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