25 November 2008
HIGHLY IMPORTANT SILVER FROM THE COLLECTION OF LORD HARRIS OF PECKHAM
A LOUIS XV SILVER-GILT ECUELLE, COVER AND STAND
MARK OF JEAN-LOUIS STRAUS, STRASBURG, CIRCA 1750
The écuelle circular, applied with two shell-motif handles, the detachable cover with double ovolo borders and flower finial, the conforming stand with ovolo border, each piece engraved with foliage scrolls on matted ground and engraved with a coat-of-arms below a coronet, marked underneath écuelle and underneath stand
the écuelle 11 in. (28 cm.) wide over handle
the stand 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diam.
45 oz. (1,406 gr.)
The arms are those of Colbert. (2)
with S. J. Phillips, London.
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