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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    THREE FRENCH SILVER WINE TASTERS

    VARIOUS MAKER'S MARKS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    THREE FRENCH SILVER WINE TASTERS
    VARIOUS MAKER'S MARKS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Each with snake-form loop handle, comprising a matched pair with Dyonisiac decorations on the borders, one inscribed to side 'CLAVIN.AUXLEY..' and inset with a Lucca coin dated 1806, the other inscribed and dated on the side '.VERNOT .POMMARD. 1825', each mark of Orfèvre Parrot, Dijon, c. 1816; the third with gadrooned and circular incised bosses on the border and inset with a coin dated 1757, maker's mark '*E'
    3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) long, the largest; 4 oz. 10 dwt approximate gross weight


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    Pre-Lot Text

    A NEW YORK TASTEMAKER: THE TODD ALEXANDER ROMANO COLLECTION