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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    A PAIR OF FRENCH SILVER VEGETABLE DISHES, COVERS AND STANDS

    MARK OF JACQUES-GREGOIRE ROUSSEAU, PARIS, 1798-1809

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FRENCH SILVER VEGETABLE DISHES, COVERS AND STANDS
    MARK OF JACQUES-GREGOIRE ROUSSEAU, PARIS, 1798-1809
    Each circular and with two openwork handles attached to the body with oak leaf and acorn swags, the domed cover with a palmette rim and capped by a foliage and berry finial resting on a leaf calyx, the conforming stands with palmette rim; each marked under base, on cover, inside cover and on cover bezel, each stand marked underneath, also marked with a later French tax mark
    The stands 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) diam.
    122 oz. (3,808 gr.) (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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