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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    A LOUIS XV SILVER ECUELLE AND COVER

    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE LEVESQUE, PARIS, 1725

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    A LOUIS XV SILVER ECUELLE AND COVER
    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE LEVESQUE, PARIS, 1725
    The ecuelle circular and with two spatulate handles, each cast with a classical bust within scrolls and musical trophies and on a textured ground, the cover with milled border and finely chased with strapwork on matted ground, the finial cast with a classical bust, marked near rim, and inside cover, the cover bezel and underside of each handle further marked with maker's mark, the cover bezel and one handle further marked with the décharge of Charles Cordier, the base further stamped with an inventory number S41, with a conforming circular stand by Odiot, late 19th century
    the ecuelle 12½ in. (31 cm.) wide over handles
    the ecuelle and cover 32 oz. (1,002 gr.) (2)


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