12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 22,100
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A LOUIS XV SILVER TUREEN AND COVER
MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE-FRANÇOIS CHÉRET, PARIS, 1767
Oval and on a stepped foot, the ends each with reeded handle, the detachable domed cover with pomegranate finial, marked underneath, inside cover and inside foot rim, the foot rim and cover bezel marked with the decharge of Jean-Jacques Prévost, the finial apparently unmarked, with a fitted brass-mounted leather case
14¾ in. (37 cm.) wide over handles
77 oz. (2,405 gr.)
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A tureen and cover of the same date from the collection of the Musée Nissim de Camondo is illustrated in G. Mabille, Orfèvrerie Française des XVI, XVIII siècles, Paris, 1984, p.49-50, no. 65.
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