12 June 2006
A FRENCH SILVER BOWL AND COVER
MARK OF PHILIPPE-JEAN-BAPTISTE HUGUET, PARIS, 1809-1819
The bowl circular with alternating classical figures and laurel wreaths, above a frieze of leaves, berries and palmettes, on an openwork pedestal base with scroll-capped paw feet, the foliage rim with two butterfly handles, the cover with swan finial and engraved initials 'DC' below a coronet, marked on base, near rim, inside bowl and on rim and inside bowl
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
31 oz. (975 oz.)
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