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Silver tea pot with panther head, Paris 1798, goldsmith Antoine GUILLEMIN
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Ref : 85058
1 680 €
Period :
18th century
Artist :
Antoine GUILLEMIN
Provenance :
Paris, France
Medium :
Solid silver
Dimensions :
H. 11.22 inch
Weight :
0.824 Kg
Antique Silver  - Silver tea pot with panther head, Paris 1798, goldsmith Antoine GUILLEMIN 18th century - Silver tea pot with panther head, Paris 1798, goldsmith Antoine GUILLEMIN Directoire - Silver tea pot with panther head, Paris 1798, goldsmith Antoine GUILLEMIN Antiquités - Silver tea pot with panther head, Paris 1798, goldsmith Antoine GUILLEMIN
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Silver tea pot with panther head, Paris 1798, goldsmith Antoine GUILLEMIN

Large ovoid-shaped solid silver tea or coffee pot resting on three panther-feet with leaf attachments, the spout with a panther's head. The catch in grainy fruit rests on a terrace of palmettes.
Wears a monogram in a shield surmounted by a wreath of flowers, framed by laurels linked by a ribbon knot and adorned with a crowned legion of honor, probably engraved in the early years of the 19th century.

Hallmarks
• Hallmark of the Association des Orfèvres (1794-1797).
• French "1er coq" with A mark. The cockerel A garantee mark was used for one year only in 1798. (silver 1st title, 950 thousandths).
• "Moyenne garantie" of Paris, mirrored mark.
• Goldsmith's mark, "A.G a wrist holding a heart", for Antoine GUILLEMIN (registered in 1784).

Net weight, 824 grams.

A tea pot of the same model but smaller and lighter by Antoine GUILLEMIN sold at Sotheby's on June 10, 2004 [1].


Antoine GUILLEMIN, 1784-1803.

Antoine GUILLEMIN was received as master silversmith for Paris on December 18, 1784. Installed at 316 rue du Doyenné in Paris, he worked until 1803.
Prefecture number: 569. Guarantee number: 1008.


MUSEUMS, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS AND CLASSIFIED OBJECTS

• SAINT-MARTIN CHURCH, NOYANT, "Ciboire", silver, gilded silver, Paris, 1798-1803, listed as a Historic Monument on June 7, 2005.
• SAINT-MEDARD PARISH CHURCH, ALOXE-CORTON, "Patène", gilded silver, Paris 1801-1803.
• CHAPEL SAINT-JULIEN, SAINT-SERVANT, "Calice", silver and gilded silver, Paris 1798-1803.


[1] IMPORTANT EUROPEAN SILVER, Sotheby's Paris, 10 June 2004, lot 28.

Baptiste Jamez

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Antique Silver