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A TEAPOT OF ANTOINE JOSEPH GELLE'
Pierre Debaillie presents this beautiful teapot made by master
silversmith Antoine Joseph Gellé working in Lille (France) in 1757.
|Teapot embossed with reserves of floral
decorations, curved eagle head spout, hinged domed cover with
thumbpiece, bud finial and carved wood handle.
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs of Paris has a pair of silver warmers
(# 45803) made by the same silversmith.
The teapot is 7 3/4 in (cm 19,5) high and weighs 825 gr.
- town Lille (crowned Lys)
- year 1757 (crowned N)
- silversmith AJG (Antoine Joseph Gellé, master in 1749)
Giorgio Busetto - 2004 -