17 November 1992,
Price realised CHF 2,200
CHF 2,000 - CHF 3,000
A SET OF TWO SWISS DISHES
one by Pfaff, Neuchâtel, the other by Jezler
Shaped-oval, with moulded rims, each engraved with coat-of-arms beneath baron's coronet - 35 x 22 .5 cm and 40 x 27 cm
A SWISS SALVER
by A. Jobin, Neuchâtel, circa 1900
Shaped-circular, on three feet - 34.5 cm diam.
and A SWISS FRUIT-STAND
maker's mark W.S, Neuchâtel, circa 1860
Shaped-circular, the body engraved with coat-of-arms.
9.5 cm high, 25.3 cm diam.
(654 gr) (4)
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The coats-of-arms on the oval dish by Pfaff and on the fruit-stand are those of the Barons de Pury of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.
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