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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 250

    A LOUIS XV SILVER TUREEN AND COVER

    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE-FRANÇOIS CHÉRET, PARIS, 1767

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    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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