Three magnificent feet in volutes weaken on the paunch by a tie in shell form. The piriforme paunch is constituted by six festoons alternated by six straight pieces chiselled of egg-shaped surmounted by a long vertical net. The beak, melted and brought back, represent shells stretched with falls of pearls. Cover beak is decorated with a big shell and with small volutes. The lid has the same section as the base. The button in panache is put on alternated godrons. Two hexagonal baskets enclose a wooden handle.
~ Mark of the city of Mons – one tower + AE sticked and crowned included in an oval ecu
~ Date mark – letter S – standing for the years 1737/1739
~ Master Silversmith marking with two crossed hearts
Heigth : 28 cm
Weigth : 942 grams
A similar coffee pot from the same silversmith is part of the collections of the Provinciaal Sterckshof Museum d’Antwerp (Belgium).