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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 313

    A GROUP OF 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER

    VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER
    VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS
    Comprising: a soap box in the Régence taste, circa 1900, with cut-card strapwork and engraved armorial to cover; a French provincial beaker in the 18th century style, mark of J over N with a star in between and a pellet on either side of the star, First Standard, 1819/38, engraved with floral swags; a baluster hot water jug, post-1838; and a set of six silver-gilt tablespoons, mark of Pierre-Benoit Lorillon, Paris, First Standard, 1798-1809, the Fiddle pattern terminals chased with lion masks and paws, repeated to the drops of the bowls, the reverse with two eagles's heads facing each other above a shield engraved with crest
    37.75 oz. (1172 gr.) (9)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the silver-gilt pot in the left of the illustration is actually part of lot 310. Text is correct for lot 313.