17 November 1992
A PAIR OF MATCHING SWISS DISHES
by Elie Papus and Pierre-Henri Dautun, the second one by Jacques-David Bessière, Lausanne, circa 1780
Shaped-circular with moulded rims, later engraved with coat-of-arms.
29.5 cm diam.
(1,500 gr) (2)
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