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    Sale 5350

    Christie's Interiors

    8 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER CAFETIERE

    MARK OF PHILIPPE LAFORGUE (I), TOULOUSE, 1750/56

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER CAFETIERE
    MARK OF PHILIPPE LAFORGUE (I), TOULOUSE, 1750/56
    Baluster form with turned baluster wood handle affixed at right angle to the faceted spout, gadroon rim, flower finial, volute thumb-piece and three ball and claw feet, engraved with armorial to front.
    9¾ in. high (14 cm.)
    31oz


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