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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 171

    THREE PAIRS OF LOUIS XV SILVER SALT-CELLARS

    PARIS, ONE PAIR MARK OF JEAN-FRANCOIS BALZAC, 1750; THE SECOND WITH MARK OF LOUIS-GASPARD THEVENOT, 1753 AND THE THIRD 1757 AND 1758, MAKER'S MARK JFB

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    THREE PAIRS OF LOUIS XV SILVER SALT-CELLARS
    PARIS, ONE PAIR MARK OF JEAN-FRANCOIS BALZAC, 1750; THE SECOND WITH MARK OF LOUIS-GASPARD THEVENOT, 1753 AND THE THIRD 1757 AND 1758, MAKER'S MARK JFB
    Each oval and on a scroll base, two with hinged covers cast as shells, two pairs engraved with a coat-of-arms, each marked underneath
    3½ in. (9 cm.) wide
    16 oz. (500 gr.) (6)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF JAIME ORTIZ-PATINO
    (LOTS 126-127 and 168-181)