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Jean Després

Part of a flatware service, circa 1940

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 EUR

Jean Després

Jean Després

Part of a flatware service, circa 1940

Part of a flatware service, circa 1940

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 EUR

Jean Després

1889 - 1980

Part of a flatware service, circa 1940


silvery metal

the service is comprised of two fish serving pieces, two serving pieces, twelve fish knives, twelve fish forks, eleven entremets knives, ten dessert forks, twelve large spoons, twelve large forks, eleven large knives, seven spoons

Each piece with maker's hallmark. The fish serving pieces are signed J. Despres 

height : 18,5 cm ; 7 1/4 in.


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Jean Després

1889 - 1980

Partie de ménagère, vers 1940


metal argenté

comprenant deux couverts de service à poisson, deux couverts de service, douze couteaux à poisson, douze fourchettes à poisson, onze couteaux à entremets, dix fourchettes à dessert, douze grandes cuillères, douze grandes fourchettes, onze grands couteaux, sept cuillères

Toutes les pièces avec le poinçon d'orfèvre. Les couverts de service à poisson portent la signature J. Despres

hauteur : 18,5 cm ; 7¼in.

Good overall condition. This elegant model presents with oxidation and scattered surface scratches. Some of the pieces are bent. With boxes which present with traces of dirt, large humidity stains and writing.


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