Antique, Elegant Silver pitcher/coffee pot, hallmarks

This beautiful "verseuse" (pitcher or coffee pot) is in excellent condition . It is as if, all these years, it had been kept in a window case, so as to enjoy its well-proportioned shape. This type of displaying silver without ever using it was quite common at that time and still prevails to-day. This lovely piece dates back to the nineteenth century . It bears three types of French hallmarks. The Minerva indicating that it is 950 millesimal fineness, i.e., first French grade, a boar's head ( tete de sanglier ), indicating that the object was manufactured in Paris , and a maker's initials underneath the base . The handle is graciously shaped to match the downpour and is held with ivory rings. the overall craftmanship on this piece is unique. It weighs approximately 500 grams . This wonderful piece would make a wonderful addition to any collection. We add several pictures so that bidders may see the details of this item which is sure to please, as are all of our items.


Provenance: Paris, France.

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