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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    TWO FRENCH SILVER OIL-AND-VINEGAR CRUETS

    THE FIRST WITH MARK OF JEAN-NICOLAS BOULANGER, PARIS, 1798-1809, THE SECOND WITH MARK OF GABRIEL-JACQUES-ANDRE BOMPART, PARIS, 1819-1838

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    TWO FRENCH SILVER OIL-AND-VINEGAR CRUETS
    THE FIRST WITH MARK OF JEAN-NICOLAS BOULANGER, PARIS, 1798-1809, THE SECOND WITH MARK OF GABRIEL-JACQUES-ANDRE BOMPART, PARIS, 1819-1838
    Each boat-shaped and on a navette foot with stiff leaf border, one with a floral rim, the other with a palmette rim, the foliage capped handles terminating in female masks, the bottle holders with open work arches and palmettes, one engraved with a coat-of-arms, the other engraved with a cypher on each side, each marked underneath, on foot rim, near rim, on cover, underneath bottle holders and on lid holders
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) long
    67 oz. (2,071 gr.)
    Boulanger, Jean-Nicolas (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (Lots 112-148)