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Two French Silver Beakers

first quarter 19th century, first standard (.950) silver, of traditional form, including:
a Directoire example, 1798-1803, by Jacques Louis Berger, Paris, with threaded rim and gadrooned foot, inscribed "M. Gellee", h. 4", dia. 3"; and
an Empire example, 1803-1809, by Guillaume Jullien, Orleans, with pricked floral and scroll banding and leaf-and-dart foot, h. 3-3/4", dia. 2-7/8".
5.08 total t. oz.

Estimate $500-800

**Both beakers are bent at the stem and slightly cant to one side. Both examples have some scattered dings and dents to their bottoms and foot rims. The Berger example has an additional ~1/2" horizontal scratch/light dent to its body.

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