10 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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