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    A Jean Despres Silver Covered Tureen and Stand, circa 1920
    Marks: (Minerva), (1-dog head-P), (effaced marks), J. DESPRES
    12 inches high x 13-1/8 inches wide (30.5 x 33.3 cm)
    94.88 troy ounces

    The pair with bowl having domed lid surmounted by fruit-and-leaf finial, reeded edge, bowl with beaded trim to border, foliate leaf mounts to handle joints, conforming reeding to rounded base, raised on domed stand, hand-engraved to underside J. DESPRES.


    Condition Report*: Finial slightly loose with denting and crease, light nicking throughout, some waviness to bowl, shallow dents to bowl, three pin dents to bowl- two exhibiting to exterior, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use. 
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    12th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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