"Rare Silver Plated Cover Dish By Christofle From King Louis-philippe Service At Château d'Eu"RARE AND IMPORTANT COVER DISH AND ITS OVAL TRAY FROM THE TABLE OF KING LOUIS-PHILIPPE AT THE CHÂTEAU D'EU
IN SILVER PLATED BY CHRISTOFLE
Decorated with border threads, engraved in the center of the great arms of King Louis-Philippe, on a background of tricolor flags, with the scepter and the hand of justice in a necklace. The socket decorated with petunia flowers.
Good condition, traces of use.
By Charles Christofle, Paris, 1844-1848.
Goldsmith and grammage hallmarks of silver deposited.
"EU" mark under royal crown and registration numbers 5735 (tray) and 5913 (bell).
Bell: H. 26 x L. 54 x D. 35 cm.
Tray: L. 57 x D. 37.6 cm.
- Louis-Philippe I (1773-1850), King of the French.
- His daughter, Clementine of Orleans (1817-1907), princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
- Then by descent.
It is one of the 4 cover dishes of 54 cm long, which was the longest of this model, and one of the 4 oval dishes 57 cm long, present in the inventory "State Silver Plated Objects by Christofle out of the Palace of Eu "and sent to England to King Louis-Philippe and Queen Marie-Amélie after the revolution of February 1848 (Documents from the Fonds Nemours (300APIV) of the Archives of the Maison de France ).