AN EMPIRE SILVER-GILT TRAVELING SET
AN EMPIRE SILVER-GILT TRAVELING SET

MARKED PARIS, 1798-1809

Details
AN EMPIRE SILVER-GILT TRAVELING SET
MARKED PARIS, 1798-1809
Comprising:
A double salt cellar of sarcophagus form with removable liners, mark of Nicolas Modoux
An egg cup in the form of a tripod burner on lion monopodia feet and a faceted cann, mark of Alexandre-André-Camille Lesot de la Panneterie
Two tablespoons and two table forks, mark of Edme Dupont
A dessert knife, marked with Paris medium discharge mark, 1783-1789 and countermark for 1789
In a fitted red leather case;
Together with a later dessert knife, marked on handle with post-1838 mark
4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) long, the double salt cellar
28 oz. 12 dwt. (889 gr.) weighable silver
Provenance
Acquired from S.J. Phillips, Ltd., London.

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