SILVER EWER AND BASIN, 18TH CENTURY

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Small, baluster-form ewer and basin in smooth silver, resting on round base bordered with fillets, with two engraved bulrush in relief applied on smooth body, monogrammed in a foliated escutcheon. (The monogram replaces an older design, probably a coat of arms, barely visible). The lid bears a foliated engraving in high relief. The oval basin, contorted and bordered with fillets, ornated with the same monogram.
(Minor dents).

MONTPELLIER 1769-1770 (Jurande guild mark: letter S).

Master silversmith: Paul David BAZILLE, status in 1766 - death in 1793.

Weight: 1.542 kg (3-1/2 lbs.).

Height of ewer: 23 cm (9 in.)
Length of basin: 32.2 cm (12-1/2 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 170909