Kasteel van 's-Gravenwezel, Antwerp
10 - 12 May 2004
A LOUIS XV SILVER ECUELLE WITH COVER
MARK OF JEAN MARIN GOUSSE, TOULOUSE, CIRCA 1770; THE COVER WITH MARK OF BERNARD VINSAC, TOULOUSE, CIRCA 1770
Circular plain shallow bowl with two foliate and scroll handles centred by wavy shell ornament, the circular domed cover finely embossed with flowerbaskets, ducks, a fountain, C-scroll and shell ornaments, cabbage finial, marked on base and inside cover
12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) long
29 oz. (844 gr.) (2)
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