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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    A PAIR OF FRENCH SILVER OIL-AND-VINEGAR CRUETS

    MARK OF JEAN-NICOLAS BOULANGER, PARIS, 1789

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH SILVER OIL-AND-VINEGAR CRUETS
    MARK OF JEAN-NICOLAS BOULANGER, PARIS, 1789
    Each boat-shaped and on spreading foot engraved with stiff leaves, engraved with a band of stylised foliage near the rim, with open work bottle holders and vase shaped supports for the covers, each engraved with initials, each marked under base and under one bottle holder, the cover, bottle holders, supports for the covers and foot each marked with the décharge of Jean-François Kalendrin
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) wide
    67 oz. (2,071 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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