Lot 56
  • 56

A French silver-gilt travel necessaire, Jean-Louis Imlin III, Abraham Wenck & Jean-Philippe Fuchs, Strasbourg, 1749-51

18,000 - 22,000 GBP
bidding is closed


  • Silver, Leather, Velvet, Steel
  • candlesticks 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. high
comprising: a pair of gaming candlesticks, the detachable triangular bases with guilloche rims; a double-compartment spice box, engraved with shells and a rosette band between wriggle-work borders; a tulip beaker, with fluted body and reeded rim; a threaded spoon and fork; a knife, with steel handle; fitted in a gilt-tooled red leather travel case with green velvet interior, the tooling incorporating the French royal arms


Sotheby's, Geneva, 15 November 1993, lot 117

Sotheby's, Paris, 15 April 2010, lot 204


J. Kugel, Le siècle d'or de l'orfèvrerie de Strasbourg, Paris, 1964, p. 56, n° 53