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Lot 0761
French Silver Gilt Dessert Set

second quarter 19th century and later, by Pierre Queille and successors, first standard (.950) silver gilt, in a finely detailed Bacchic pattern, the front with Bacchus and fruit basket, the reverse with swan and cornucopia, both with thyrsus stem and palmette heel, including eighteen each dessert forks, l. 7-1/4", spoons, l. 7-1/2", and knives, l. 8-3/8", the latter with filled handles and silver blades, presented in a 19th-century inlaid mahogany writing box with lift-out tray, the interior re-fitted to hold the set, lined with maroon velvet and marbled paper, 5-3/4" x 14" x 10".
61.26 total t. oz. (excluding knives)

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French Silver Gilt Dessert Set

Sun, Jul 29, 2018 3:00 PM GMT
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