400 - 500
16 November 2021
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Rich foliage friezes decoration the grip shaped as a blooming seed with floral, foliage and scroll handles and BACCARAT or LE CREUSOT (former Cristalleries Royales de la Reine Marie-Antoinette) crystal liner. It sits on a two swan stand on 4 claw feet with engraved double heraldic shield under count's coronets
Paris, 1819-1838, marked Q. BASCHELET and Elder's Head "1er titre", "Grosse Garantie Paris"
(minor chip to glass hidden by the silver frame)
15,0 x 12,0 x 8,0 cm
396 g (gross weight)
Quentin BASCHELET was a renowned goldsmith between 1815 and 1838.
He notably carries out part of the BRANICKI set, for General-Count François-Xavier BRANICKI and his wife, alongside goldsmiths such as ODIOT or François-Dominique NAUDIN, exhibiting in 1819 at the Exposition des Produits de l'Industrie Française.
BASCHELET's made pieces can be found in various museums and public institutions such as the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the Wilanow Palace in Warsaw, Poland or the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, United Kingdom