Pewter sifter. Lyon, 17th Century

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Rare and fine baluster sifter, moulded base and screw lid with toupie finial and openwork of three circular holes designed as rosaces outline with engraved outlines.

Guild mark: crowned FF / LYON / (16)91
Maker’s mark of Laurent Benoit MORANT master status circa 1680 : FIN / L.B.M / 1693.

Lyon, Late 17th Century

Height: 18,8 cm (7-1/4 in.).

These large sifters are heavily sought.
Very fine condition of conservation, without repair or deformation. The screwing of top to body is perfectly fail-proof.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013060449