23 mai 2013

Christie's to offer the most important silver coffee-pot ever to come to auction

A George II Silver Coffee-Pot, Mark of Paul de Lamerie, 1738. 10.3/4 in. (27.3 cm.) high; gross weight 34 oz. 12 dwt. (1,075 gr.). The arms are those of Lequesne impaling Knight, for Sir John Lequesne (1687-1741) and his wife Mary, née Knight, whom he married in 1738. Estimate: £3.5 million – 4.5 million. Photo: Christies Images Ltd 2013. LONDON.- With an estimated 1.6 billion cups of coffee being consumed worldwide each day, Christie’s London presents the most important coffee-pot ever to come to the market in The Exceptional Sale... [Lire la suite]
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