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Louis XV French Silver Wine Taster Tastevin C 1770

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1800: item # 1182128

Please refer to our stock # BK126 when inquiring.

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Louis XV French Silver Wine Taster Tastevin C 1770
Silver wine taster. Made in France, ca. 1770. Curved bowl and ring handle encircled with snake. Made in France, ca. 1770. Rim is inscribed “P Fourier C de Baumon.” A fine piece of pre-revolutionary silver. A meaningful gift for a Francophile or literature lover (Cf. Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities). Sturdy craftsmanship and attractive wear. Very good condition. Hallmark, ca. 1770. Later provincial hallmark, ca. 1810.

Dimensions: Height: 1 in. Width (with handle): 4 ¼ in. Diameter: 3 in. Weight: 2.4 troy ounces. BK126



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