Silvered metal circular tureen. 18th century

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Circular silvered metal tureen and liner, with side handles, resting on four feet with foliate terminals. Moulded cover and flower bud finial on foliate terrace. Liner with handles.

18th century.

Liner stamped with the mark A – G and one on six indicating the silver proportion : 1/6, below a crowned fleur-de-lys.
Plated silver or “silvered copper, by perfect adhesion…” was produced in France at the Hôtel de Fère in 1770 by the silversmith Jean Vincent Huguet, then by Thugot and Daumy at the Hôtel de Pomponne. Silvered pieces are stamped with the silversmith’s mark and a second mark indicating the silver proportion. On this piece, the only mark stamped is the mark indicating the silver proportion on the liner.

Condition report : Dented finial, minor bumps, a few cracks on the border of the liner, tear and wear consistent with use.

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 29 cm
  • Width in cm : 26 cm
  • Depth in cm : 26 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014120313