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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 148

    A LOUIS XV SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT

    MARK OF ANTOINE-JOSEPH GELLEZ, LILLE, 1753-1755

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT
    MARK OF ANTOINE-JOSEPH GELLEZ, LILLE, 1753-1755
    Fluted pear-shaped and on three scroll feet, the beak-form spout with hinged cover, the hinged fluted domed cover with hinged cover with baluster finial, with scroll thumbpiece, with part turned-wood side handle, later engraved with initials within bird and knot mantling and below a coronet, marked inside legs, underneath body, on handle, on spout and inside cover
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high
    gross weight 36 oz. (1,116 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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