Lot 98. A CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL PARCEL-GILT SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL BREAD AND SALT DISH

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 98 | A CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL PARCEL-GILT SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL BREAD AND SALT DISH
The silver-gilt dish of scalloped circular form, the border with champlevé enamelled birds and foliate motifs, applied with a silver trompe l'oeil folded tablecloth, decorated with an enamelled crest of the Novaia-Ladoga district, and the monogram 'FR', also engraved with the red monogram 'EL', surmounted by a realistically cast and chased loaf of bread with hinged cover, engraved with French inscription 'To Mr Emile Loubé / President of the Republic of France / Offered by the Charitable Society / of the District of Novaia-Ladoga. / 9 May 1902.', marked throughout
101/4 in. (26 cm.) diameter

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8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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