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Pair of saltcellars in cristal and vermeil by LEGAY & LEGRAND, circa 1819
Pair of saltcellars in cristal and vermeil by LEGAY & LEGRAND, circa 1819 - Antique Silver Style Restauration - Charles X Pair of saltcellars in cristal and vermeil by LEGAY & LEGRAND, circa 1819 -
Ref : 63114
2 600 €
Period :
19th century
Artist :
Louis Legay - Désiré-Toussaint Legrand
Provenance :
Paris, France
Medium :
Cristal, vermeil
Dimensions :
L. 4.06 inch X l. 2.13 inch X H. 2.91 inch
Weight :
0.586 Kg
Antique Silver  - Pair of saltcellars in cristal and vermeil by LEGAY & LEGRAND, circa 1819
Baptiste Jamez

Fine arts and antiques


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Pair of saltcellars in cristal and vermeil by LEGAY & LEGRAND, circa 1819

Rare pair of saltcellars in cristal and vermeil 950° by Louis LEGAY and Désiré-Toussaint LEGRAND.

Restauration period, circa 1819.

Silversmiths and marks :
- The first one : "Louis LEGAY, insculpation en 1810. 2e Coq 1er titre et garantie Paris 1809-1819, tête de sanglier pour les menus ouvrages après 1838".
- The second one : "Désiré-Toussaint LEGRAND, actif 1818-1834, 79 quai de l'Horloge. Vieillard 1er titre et garantie Paris 1819-1838".

Total weight : 1,3 lb


We find the ornamental repertoire of this saltcellars on the exceptional piece realized by Louis LEGAY for the Treasury of the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris in 1814, and classified as "Historic Monument".


MUSEUMS AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS :

- Chalice and patene of the cardinal Maury. Gift to the parish of Valreas by the cardinal in 1810. Classified as an Historic Monument in 1908. Stolen in 1982.
- "Custode" in vermail from the Treasury of the CATHEDRAL NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS. Gift to the treasury by His Eminence the Cardinal Jean-Sifrein Maury (1746-1817), Archbishop of Paris. Classified as an Historic Monument in 1962.


BIBLIOGRAPHY :

- ARMINJON C., BEAUPUIS J., BILIMOFF M., Dictionnaire des poinçons de fabricants d'ouvrages d'or et d'argent de Paris et de la Seine, 1798-1838, Paris 1991, p. 120.
- AUZAS, Notre Dame de Paris, le Trésor, 1989, p. 19.
- GILBERT A. P. M., Description historique de la basilique métropolitaine de Paris, Paris, 1821, p. 346
- Abbé LE ROUZIC, Le Trésor de Notre-Dame de Paris, 1951, p. 95.
- Registre capitulaire, t. II, p. 25, vendredi 25 mars 1814, et 8 avril 1830.

Baptiste Jamez

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Antique Silver