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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 145

    A LOUIS XVI SILVER OIL-AND-VINEGAR CRUET

    MARK OF JEAN-JOSEPH BEAUDET, PARIS, 1786

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI SILVER OIL-AND-VINEGAR CRUET
    MARK OF JEAN-JOSEPH BEAUDET, PARIS, 1786
    The oval fluted base raised on four foliage capped tapering fluted feet, the handles cast as ribbon-tied foliage, the open work bottle holders with an open-work trailing foliage rim, the supports for the covers raised on three feet, one cover cast with fruiting grapevines, the other cast with olive branches, each with pine cone finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms below a coronet, marked underneath base and underneath each bottle holder, the rim, covers and supports for the covers further marked with the décharge of Henry Clavel and Jean-François Kalendrin
    13½ in. (34.5 cm.) long
    44 oz. (1,369 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (Lots 112-148)