Silver sugar bowl, Paris 1756

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Embossed and chased silver sugar bowl and cover, resting on four hoof feet with shell attachments. Circular body with rococo foliage scroll, leaf and fruit motifs on mid-section and cover. The lower section bordered with festooned waves and neck with ovolos. Side handles with intertwined foliage branches. Domed cover with pomegranate finial on terrace with foliage.
Cartouche monogrammed J.O.F in cursive letters.

Paris, 1756

Weight : 387.7g (12oz 9dwt).

Height : 13cm (5-1/8in). – Rim diameter of the sugar bowl : 10.5cm (4-1/8in)

Condition report :
- Hallmarks : Paris charge mark 1756-1762 (stylized letter A, crowned) on bottom (partly legible) and cover, discharge mark (shell) on rim and cover border, warden’s mark Q (1756) in cover. Illegible maker’s mark in cover. Traces of other illegible marks on bottom. Later French Minerva mark (1st standard - 950°/oo) on rim and French boar’s head for small silver work on side handles.
- Lid with probably a later cut-out for spoon. Slight scratches and wears consistent with use.

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 13 cm
  • Width in cm : 13 cm
  • Depth in cm : 10 cm
  • Weight in g : 387 g
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015030065