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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    A LATE 18TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER COVERED SUGAR BOWL,

    MARK OF ETIENNE MODENX, PARIS, 1787,

    Price Realised  

    A LATE 18TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER COVERED SUGAR BOWL,
    MARK OF ETIENNE MODENX, PARIS, 1787,
    Oval openwork body with cut-out classical male & female seated figures & classical trophies below swags of fruit, claw feet, bifurcated, foliate-pierced handles, blue glass liner, the cover with fluted sides, bead border & finial formed as two streawberries on a cushion of overlapping leaves, 8¼ in. long (21 cm.), ALSO a French silver brandy saucepan, mark of Martin-Guillaume Biennais, Paris, 1st standard, 1798/1809, with narrow anthemion band & engraved monogram to front, turned baluster wood handle, 4½ in. diameter (11.5 cm.), 18 oz. (2)


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