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A SWISS SILVER ECUELLE AND COVER
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A SWISS SILVER ECUELLE AND COVER

PROBABLY VEVEY, CIRCA 1680, MAKER'S MARK VV A CROWN ABOVE, X BELOW

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A SWISS SILVER ECUELLE AND COVER
PROBABLY VEVEY, CIRCA 1680, MAKER'S MARK VV A CROWN ABOVE, X BELOW
Circular, with two pierced handles, the slightly domed cover with moulded border and applied with three scroll and dolphin brackets, the cover with coat-of-arms, the ecuelle with traces of engraved arms, marked twice on the body and twice on the cover with maker's mark only
9 in. (23 cm.) long
19 oz. (606 gr.)
The arms are those of Tronchin
Provenance
Collection of the Marquis de Hillerin, Château de la Focelière, Maine-et-Loire, and the Tronchin family
Anonymous sale; Christie's Geneva, 6 November 1969, lot 106.
Literature
'Le XVIIe siècle Français', Connaissance des Arts, 1958, p.108, No.1
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