Beautiful French silver water jug (wine) made in 1789 in Paris. The handle has an ornate shape and is decorated with leaves. Engraved on the bottom are aquatic plants, reeds. The "beak cover" is adorned with a swan as the knob. The swan has its head between its wings. Even the eyes of the swan are visible.
The pot is 31.5 cm height and weighs 856 grams.
French hallmarks with Parisian marks from 1789:
Charge mark for 1789.
Discharge mark for 1789, struck 3 times.
Mark Maison Commune of 1789: crowned P
Master stamp: MF ?? Unable to trace
The jug is in very good condition and is of exceptional quality.
- No. of items
- Ewer, Water wine jug
- .950 silver
- Estimated Period
- Late 18th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 31.5 cm
- 856 g