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Auction Preview: Old & Modern Silverware at Beaussant & Lefevre, Paris, June 27

"Set of twenty-four plates, sixteen bread plates" - vermeil and round dish in silver 950 thousandths, model contours. Measured at Plate diameter: 23 cm, Bread plate diameter: 15 cm, Flat diameter: 33 cm, Weight: 17,800 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 23,600 - 29,500
(Courtesy - Beaussant & Lefevre)

What: Old & Modern Silverware

Where: Beaussant & Lefevre, Room 2 - Drouot-Richelieu, 9, rue Drouot 75009 Paris

When: June 27, 2:15 PM

Top Lots of the Sale:

- "Set of twenty-four plates, sixteen bread plates" - vermeil and round dish in silver 950 thousandths, model contours. Measured at Plate diameter: 23 cm, Bread plate diameter: 15 cm, Flat diameter: 33 cm, Weight: 17,800 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 23,600 - 29,500

- "Housewife vermeil 950 thousandths in silver" - decorated with a putto harvester, vines and cornucopia surmounted by a swan and monogrammed. Measured at Weight of the cutlery: 8.740 kg, Gross weight of the knives silver filled handles: 3.450 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 7,070 - 11,800

- "Round cut covered in silver" - 950 thousandths posing on a pedestal decorated with moldings of pearls, leaves of water, laurel and oak. The underlined edge of a frieze decorated with swans and scrolls ornate framing coat of arms surmounted by a helmet. Measured at Diameter: 25,8 cm - Height: 28 cm, Weight: 3.145 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 4,720 - 7,070

- "Pair of candelabra in sterling silver" - 925 thousandths with eight arms and nine lights posing on a molded round base, the arms staged on two levels with windings, the binets of baluster shape and bowl bowls.  Measured at Height: 21.5 cm, Weight: 7.995 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 3,540 - 4,720

- "Set of five round dishes" - including two troughs and an oval flat silver pattern nets outline, some monogrammed or engraved with alliance coat of arms. Measured at Diameter of the round dishes: 30 cm, Length of the oval dish: 37 cm, Weight: 4.890 kg (Will be divided). Estimated Price: US$ 2,950 - 4,130

- "Pair of silver torches the barrel underlined with shell staples" - The binet with hexagonal sides posing on an animated base marked "MD - AD", the plain umbilic underlined by an applied ring. Measured at Height: 26 cm, Weight: 1.510 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 2,360 - 3,540

- "Housewife in silver 950 thousandths, foliated and monogrammed rock pattern" (variants in the monograms) - It includes: twenty-four table settings; fifteen fish cutlery; six dessert dishes; fifteen dessert cutlery. Twenty-four table knives; twelve cheese knives ivory handle monogrammed. A silver-plated spoon is added. Measured at Weight: 7.300 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 2,360 - 2,950

- "Part of housewife silver 950 thousandths model piriform monogrammed shell nets" - including: eighteen forks, Paris, 1819-1838, goldsmith: Francois Dominique Naudin; eighteen spoons, Minerva. Measured at Weight: 6.465 kg. Estimated Price: US$ 2,120 - 2,600

For details, visit: http://www.beaussant-lefevre.com

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