Two rectangular silver-gilt (950°/oo) and crystal salt cellars, oval-shaped terraces with water leaf frieze resting upon four lion’s paws. Salt cellar bases with ovolo and interlacing frieze motifs, each one topped with a double-sided crystal cut glass with diamond cut pattern.
Bourbon Restoration period, circa 1819
1) Louis LEGUAY, registered in 1810. 2nd Rooster first standard mark and Parisian guarantee 1809-1819, Boar’s head for small works after 1838.
2) Désiré-Toussaint LEGRAND, active between 1818-1834. Vieillard 1st standard mark and Parisian guarantee 1819-1838.
Total gross weight : 585.9 g (18oz 16dwt)
Dimensions : 5.4 x 10.3 x 7.4 cm (2-1/8 x 4 x 2-7/8in) et 5.5 x 10 x 7.2 cm (2-1/8 x 4 x 2-7/8in)
These two silversmiths often collaborated together for many comissionned works. See Sotheby's sale Lot 156 November 9, 2009 in Paris for a set of dishes.
Condition report :
- Items quantity: 1
- Height in cm : 5 cm
- Width in cm : 10 cm
- Depth in cm : 7 cm
- Expertissim Reference: 2016040099
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