Lot 21
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CHRISTOFLE & CIE Pitcher and beaker, circa 1880

Estimate
3,000 - 4,000 EUR
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Description

  • Christofle & Cie
  • Pitcher and beaker, circa 1880
  • silver plated
silvered and gilt metalDesigned by Henri Gondin and Samuel WaretBranded CHRISTOFLE & Cie, numbered 1088372 and 1088369 6 on the underside

Catalogue Note

A picture of a similar pichet and two similar beakers is in the collection of Christofle archives.
It was in 1880 for the Arts du Métal exhibition organized in Paris by the Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs that Christofle exhibited for the first time pieces from its collection Polychromes. These silver and silver plated pieces are adorned with polychrome japanizing decorations. 
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