Tea or coffee pot resting on a pedestal, the top of the body receiving a frieze of water leaves and the base a frieze of gadroons. The handle is in ivory, with a foliage attachment with a flowery rosette and has applied silver foliage. The fretel takes the shape of a pine cone.
Vienna, Austria, solid silver 900/1000.
• CARL HIESS WIEN KOHL MARKT 12 in full.
• Profile head of a moon 2 A.
• Hallmark with clover.
Gross weight: 571 grams.
Carl Hiess was a very famous Austrian silversmith from the 19th and 20th century. The silversmith was an important supplier for the imperial house and even transformed the personal boxes for Marie Valerie and her mother Sisi, Empress of Austria