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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI SILVER SAUCEBOATS AND STANDS

    MARK OF ANTOINE BOULLIER, PARIS, 1787

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI SILVER SAUCEBOATS AND STANDS
    MARK OF ANTOINE BOULLIER, PARIS, 1787
    Each oval stand on four pairs of foliage capped tapering feet, each on spreading foot, the rim engraved with band of foliage, each with a milled border, the sauceboats with a twisted wire rim, the handle capped with foliage and terminating in a rooster, engraved underneath the stand with a coat-of arms below a coronet and underneath the sauceboat with the same coat-of-arms, marked underneath stands, on sauceboat and underneath sauceboats, the stands and sauceboats each marked with the décharge of Henry Clavel and Jean-François Kalendrin, each piece also marked with a later French tax mark
    8½ in. (21.8 cm.) long
    74 oz. (2,303 gr.)
    The arms are those of Huguet de Sémonville impaling de Rostaing, for Charles-Louis Huguet de Sémonville (1759-1839) and his wife Angélique-Aimée de Rostaing, widow of Mathieu de Montholon. de Sémonville was counselor of the Parliament of Normandy, deputy to the Etats-généraux, senator and later minister of State. (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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