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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A LOUIS XV SILVER-GILT DESSERT-SERVICE

    MARK OF NICOLAS-MARTIN LANGLOIS, PARIS, 1775 AND 1777, THE KNIVES PARIS, 1775 AND 1777, MAKER'S MARK JEC, SOME MARKS INDISTINCT

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV SILVER-GILT DESSERT-SERVICE
    MARK OF NICOLAS-MARTIN LANGLOIS, PARIS, 1775 AND 1777, THE KNIVES PARIS, 1775 AND 1777, MAKER'S MARK JEC, SOME MARKS INDISTINCT
    Each with reeded handle and husk and shell terminal, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, comprising:
    Twenty-four dessert-spoons
    Twenty-four dessert-forks
    Twenty-four fruit-knives
    Together with:
    Two cast foliage and berry sifting-spoons, Paris, 1772 and 1774, maker's mark indistinct
    And a pair of sugar-tongs with engraved foliage and a crest, Paris, 1777, maker's mark indistinct
    100 oz. (3,109 gr.) weighable silver
    The arms are those of Cuthbert impaling Smith. (75)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF JAIME ORTIZ-PATINO
    (LOTS 126-127 and 168-181)