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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 540

    A PORTUGUESE COFFEE-POT

    OPORTO, AFTER 1938, STAMPED INDISTINCTLY

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    A PORTUGUESE COFFEE-POT
    OPORTO, AFTER 1938, STAMPED INDISTINCTLY
    After a model by François Thomas Germain, the sprially fluted pear- shaped body on openwork leaf capped scroll feet, with turned wood handle and foliage and berry spout, the hinged cover with bud finial, marked underneath and on cover bezel
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high


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    A pot of similar form by Germain, Paris, 1757, is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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