22 May 2001
A French gold vinaigrette
mark of Christian Petschler, Paris, 1809-1819
Formed as a boat, the prow with the wings, neck and head of a swan, the sides of the boat with horizontal planks, the border and hinged cover chased with foliage on a matted ground, the grille pierced and bright-cut with foliage, marked on side rim and bezel
1¾ in. (45 mm.) long
Christie's, London, 14 October 1992, lot 363.
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