25 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A SET OF TWELVE LOUIS XVI SILVER-GILT TEASPOONS
PARIS, 1786, MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY THAT OF JEAN-ÉTIENNE LANGLOIS
The reeded handles with terminal stamped with foliage husks within laurel wreath, each marked on the handle, further marked with the décharge of Henry Clavel and Jean François Kalendrin, contained in a gilt-tooled red leather covered fitted case for twenty-four
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) long.
13 oz. (405 gr.) (12)
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