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An impressive twenty-four piece French silver dressing toilet suite, Charles-Auguste Peret, Paris, circa 1850
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
176
An impressive twenty-four piece French silver dressing toilet suite, Charles-Auguste Peret, Paris, circa 1850
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Ballyedmond Collection

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An impressive twenty-four piece French silver dressing toilet suite, Charles-Auguste Peret, Paris, circa 1850
comprising; mirror, the upper central cartouche with a coat of arms below a Ducal coronet, flanked by putto, the body pierced with foliate scrolls over blue silk, each side applied with a cast twin-armed sconce, on a silk-covered wooden easel back; a ewer and basin, two pairs of graduating table caskets, the larger with pierced and embossed covers around a central coat-of arms, both with silk-lined interiors, the largest 15cm., 5 7/8 in. high; three pairs of rectangular silver covered cut-glass toilet boxes, in three sizes, largest 23.2cm., 9 1/8 long; two pairs of silver-topped toilet jars, in two sizes, 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. high; four large silver-mounted cut-glass toilet bottles, 19cm., 7 1/2 in. high; a hand mirror, a hair brush, and a nail brush; all pieces boldly cast and embossed with heavy scrolling foliage and rocaille in the rococo manner, around a Ducal coat of arms, some pieces incuse stamped BERTHET ET PERET
mirror 92.7cm., 36 1/2 in. high
10,417gr., 334oz. 17dwt. weighable silver
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Provenance

Acquired from Oronti Antiques, London, 5 December 2000

The Ballyedmond Collection

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London