Rare solid silver baluster-shaped water pot with lateral handle and slightly molded neck, standing on a foot.
Under the bottom and inside the foot.
the goldsmith's hallmark: JCP, a crescent, two grains of medicine on either side of a fleur-de-lys surmounted by a crown.
Jean Pierre Charpenat was born in Paris in 1782. He died in 1806.
Charging mark: A Paris 1789
Paris town hall hallmark: P for the year 1789
Each part, neck, handle and foot, carries the recency of small objects : the crab.
Very good condition.
Jean-Pierre Charpenat, supplier to the Crown, made the famous travel set for Queen Marie Antoinette and a replica for her sister Marie-Christine de Hasbourg-Lorraine, Archduchess of Austria.