SILVER, BALUSTER FORM SUGAR CASTER, 18TH CENTURY

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Silver, baluster form sugar caster. Lower section of the body with lambrequin decor against matted ground and foliated coat of arms stamped with an 18th century count's coronet against a smooth ground. Base, repaired at attachment, is partially foliated and gadrooned on borders. The lid, same decor, perforated with a checkered pattern, still has the bayonet opening system, of origin; but the chainlink was added later for practical purposes. The knop is on a crest of feathers against a radiant ground.

DUNKERQUE circa 1760.

Master silversmith: A.D.M. undetermined, listed in "Les poinçons des provinces françaises" by J. HELFT, under n°473 and attributed to the silversmith family: DEMAN.
(Marked on the base, body's interior, lid and bayonet's fasteners).

Weight: 504 g (17-3/4 oz.).

Height: 243 mm (9-1/2 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 200909