A LOUIS XV GOLD CANE HANDLE
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A LOUIS XV GOLD CANE HANDLE

BY PIERRE FLAMENT (FL. 1734-1767), MARKED, PARIS, 1738/1739, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF LOUIS ROBIN 1738-1744

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A LOUIS XV GOLD CANE HANDLE
by Pierre Flament (fl. 1734-1767), marked, Paris, 1738/1739, with the charge and discharge marks of Louis Robin 1738-1744
Cane handle of tapering inversed baluster form, the top chased with trophies on a matted ground surrounded by three shells, the sides chased with further shells, husks and rocaille volutes on a polished ground, reeded border at the shaft
2¾ in. (70 mm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 June 1982, lot 1 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C. R. Dreesmann (inventory no. F-131).
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