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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 89

    A LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER VEGETABLE DISH & COVER,

    MARK OF NICOLAS-RICHARD MASSON, PARIS, 1ST STANDARD, 1798/1809,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER VEGETABLE DISH & COVER,
    MARK OF NICOLAS-RICHARD MASSON, PARIS, 1ST STANDARD, 1798/1809,
    Circular with raised centre to cover, capped by a large seeded knop finial resting on a stiff leaf calyx, narrow anthemion border around rim, the scroll side handles terminating at the body in leaves, engraved with an initial "A" which has been superimposed at a later date with an initial "B", 7 in. diameter (18 cm.), 30 oz.


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