A LOUIS XVI SILVER EWER AND BASIN
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A LOUIS XVI SILVER EWER AND BASIN

MARK OF JACQUES MASSE, VERSAILLES, 1781-1790

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A LOUIS XVI SILVER EWER AND BASIN
MARK OF JACQUES MASSE, VERSAILLES, 1781-1790
The sides of each chased with laurel swags, the with hinged cover and foliage finial, each piece engraved with two coats-of-arms accolé below a coronet
the ewer 10 in. (26 cm.) high
the basin 14 in. (35.6 cm.) long
62 oz 5 dwt. (1,937 gr.)
Provenance
Collection of David David-Weill (1871-1952), Paris
Confiscated by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg following the occupation of France in May 1940
Restituted to David David-Weill.
with S. J. Phillips, London, 11 August 1966.

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