Quick News 24th Of Sep 2018

Palace of Versailles buys Chinese silver ewer in private deal

Palace of Versailles buys Chinese silver ewer in private deal

A rare 17th century Chinese silver ewer has been acquired by the Palace of Versailles in a private treaty sale conducted by the auction firm Beaussant Lefèvre. It is the only known surviving piece of silverware from a lavish diplomatic gift presented to Louis XIV by the King of Siam (Thailand) in 1686.

Source: www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2018/palace-of-versailles-buys-chinese-silver-ewer-in-private-deal/

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