17 November 1992
A FRENCH COVERED ECUELLE AND DISH
by B. Rieumes, Toulouse, 1755,
the dish also by B. Rieumes, Toulouse, 1724
The plain ecuelle with two plain crested handles, the body and cover engraved with coat-of-arms beneath count coronet, the domed moulded cover with knob-finial, the stand with gadrooned border, engraved with the same coat-of-arms.
ecuelle 17.5 cm diam., dish 24.5 cm diam.
(835 and 548 gr) (3)
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The coat-of-arms is that of Counts de Bonvillard.
These two pieces have been exhibited in Toulouse in 1988 (see catalogue Orfèvrerie Toulousaine au XVIIIe siècle, nr 58 & 55).
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