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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    A LARGE FRENCH SILVER CAFETIERE

    MARK OF J.A. CRESSEND, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1809-1819

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FRENCH SILVER CAFETIERE
    MARK OF J.A. CRESSEND, PARIS, FIRST STANDARD, 1809-1819
    Of plain baluster form on three hoof supports, turned ebonised wood handle set at right angle to fluted spout terminating in a pine cone, anthemion rim and scroll thumbpiece
    12¼ in. (31cm.) high;
    Together with a French silver sauceboat and stand, mark of Jean Charles Cahier, Paris, First Standard, 1809-19, the pedestal foot chased with laurel leaves, handle terminating in a lion's head, on navette-shaped stand (stand not illustrated)
    8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) high, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) long
    weight (excluding coffee pot handle) 71 oz. (2203 gr.) (3)


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