London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
A Mennecy shaped-oval silver-gilt-mounted tureen and cover
with entwined scroll finial enriched with puce, painted in soft palatte with sprays of flowers and further sprigs, incised numerals and D V mark, circa 1760, the French silver-gilt mounts with mark of G Keller, Paris, after 1838 (a crack to the finial, minor scratches to the glaze) -- 14cm. wide
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