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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 503

    AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER WINE TASTER

    MARK OF PIERRE CARREAU (II), TOURS, CIRCA 1785/89, ALSO LATER STRUCK WITH PROVINCIAL FIRST STANDARD MARKS FOR TOURS, 1798/1809, AND STRUCK ON BASE WITH MAKER'S MARK 'PA' OVER 'G' WITH A DEVICE (WHEATSHEAF?) ABOVE, PROBABLY ACTING AS RETAILER

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    AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER WINE TASTER
    MARK OF PIERRE CARREAU (II), TOURS, CIRCA 1785/89, ALSO LATER STRUCK WITH PROVINCIAL FIRST STANDARD MARKS FOR TOURS, 1798/1809, AND STRUCK ON BASE WITH MAKER'S MARK 'PA' over 'G' WITH A DEVICE (WHEATSHEAF?) ABOVE, PROBABLY ACTING AS RETAILER
    Of usual form with serpent ring handle, inscribed around rim I*LIMONNIER*A*VILDIEU
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diameter
    3 oz. (93 gr.)


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