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    Sale 12034

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 350

    A LOUIS XVI SILVER EWER AND BASIN

    MARK OF JACQUES MASSE, VERSAILLES, 1781-1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XVI SILVER EWER AND BASIN
    MARK OF JACQUES MASSE, VERSAILLES, 1781-1790
    The sides of each chased with laurel swags, the with hinged cover and foliage finial, each piece engraved with two coats-of-arms accolé below a coronet
    the ewer 10 in. (26 cm.) high
    the basin 14 in. (35.6 cm.) long
    62 oz 5 dwt. (1,937 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Collection of David David-Weill (1871-1952), Paris
    Confiscated by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg following the occupation of France in May 1940
    Restituted to David David-Weill.
    with S. J. Phillips, London, 11 August 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED GERMAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR