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Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Two silver-mounted white enamel boxes formed as chests of drawers, Paris, mid-18th century
each decorated with the drawer fittings and further spiderweb or inhabited scroll ornament in raised gilding, reeded silver mounts, one unmarked, the other maker's mark [?]PC or G, charge and discharge marks of Antoine Leschaudel, Paris, 1747
Quantity: 2
each 7,5 cm., 3in. wide
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Catalogue Note

Although the first letter of the maker's mark and the différend are not clear, it is probable that the mounter was Jean-Pierre Collin, whose mark is recorded on the silver mounts of several similar enamel boxes.

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris