21
21
Christofle & Cie
PITCHER AND BEAKER, CIRCA 1880
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT
21
Christofle & Cie
PITCHER AND BEAKER, CIRCA 1880
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Design in Situ

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Paris

Christofle & Cie
PITCHER AND BEAKER, CIRCA 1880
silvered and gilt metal
Designed by Henri Gondin and Samuel Waret
Branded CHRISTOFLE & Cie, numbered 1088372 and 1088369 6 on the underside
21,5 and 14,5 cm ; 8  1/2 and 5  3/4 in.
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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. 

Design in Situ

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Paris