A matched pair of Austrian/French silver vegetable dishes and covers, one, Franz Köll, Vienna, the other, Martin-Guillaume Biennais, Paris, respectively circa 1810 and 1809-19
beaded circular, each engraved with the Bourbon-Parma coat-of-arms, drapery cartouche and coronet, the detachable domed covers with die-struck anthemion borders, screw-on cone finials above pierced calyxes of stiff foliage and flowerheads, the first dish and cover engraved 'No. 36,' the underside of the second dish stamped 'BIENNAIS' and engraved '45'
20cm., 7 7/8in. diameter
2293gr., 73oz. 14dwt.