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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    A silver plated duck press for the French Line (CGT

    CHRISTOFLE, FRENCH; CIRCA 1935

    Price Realised  

    A silver plated duck press for the French Line (CGT
    Christofle, French; circa 1935
    standing on a pair of flared legs with turned details at the base. the front and back of the press are hinged, and opens to reveal a removeable pot with strainer, fitted with a spout. The press is a flat disk driven by a turn screw with a wheel at the top. The front is monogrammed for the Cie. Gle. Transatlantique, and signed on the back Christofle, and hallmarks. The press is mounted on a kidney shaped wood base with a Christofle makers plate.
    19½in. (48cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR