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    nineteenth century sweetmeat basket with dolphin and swan


    An exceptional silver and crystal sweetmeat basket decorated on the rim with two dolphins flanking a palmette surmounted by a shell alternating with palms on both sides. The slender handles adorned with acanthus leaves and fine fluted patterns on the upper part are terminating with two birds in a nest. A swan forming the plug, a recurring motif during the French First Empire and Restoration surmounts the removable lid. The sweetmeat basket decorated with friezes of small pearls, ova and water leaves rests on a pedestal and a square base on four ball feet. Master silversmith D.G. for Garreau (1817-). Cérès and Vieillard mark (1819-1838), Paris.


    Circa :1820
    Dim: W: 7,3 in - D: in - H: 10,2in.
    Dim: L:18,5cm, P:cm, H:26cm.

    Price: SOLD

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