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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    AN ITALIAN SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER

    MARK OF VINCENZO COACI, ROME, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER
    MARK OF VINCENZO COACI, ROME, CIRCA 1780
    Circular, chased with stiff leaves, with vitruvian scroll rim, the cover with finial cast as putto, later engraved with initials, marked underneath, on cover bezel, inside cover and on top of cover, with a later silver-plated liner
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) high
    79 oz. (2,459 gr.)


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    In addition to the maker's mark VIN/COACI/ROM, as illustrated in C. Bulgari, Argentieri Gemmari E Orafi D'Italia, Rome, 1958, p. 299, no. 386, the tureen is also struck with the mark V.C. over M in trefoil, as illustrated op. cit, no. 1180.

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