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Lot 158 Dα

A rare set of twelve Régence silver knives

Auction 1182 - overview Cologne
15.07.2021, 11:01 - The Exceptional Bernard De Leye Collection
Estimate: 12.000 € - 15.000 €
Result: 15.000 € (incl. premium)

A rare set of twelve Régence silver knives

Steel knives with angular mother-of-pearl handles mounted with silver cuffs engraved with Régence decoration. The silver mounted backs of the knives engraved with the signature “HUMBERT A LANGRE”, the blades with smithy mark “LANGRE”. L 22.6 cm.
Langres, first half 18th century.

Literature

Cf. Amme, Historische Bestecke, Stuttgart 2002, no. 336