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Confiturier or jam pot in silver and crystal, adorned on the top of a geometric frieze carved with flowers. The body is decorated with a Medici vase with floral bouquet framed with swans confronted. These swans hold laurel garlands escaping from the vase. Two handles decorated with cornucopias frame the composition. The lid is topped with fins forming the finial. The base of the drageoir is decorated with a carved stylized palmette frieze and rests on four ball feet.
Jam can accommodate twelve spoons. Sold with eight silver monogrammed spoons.
H: 9.44in. (24 cm)/ L: 8.26in. (21 cm)/ W: 5.51in. (14 cm).
Weight: 18.23oz (517g).
Title mark: Head of Michelangelo 1819-1838
Census mark: giraffe 1835-1838.
Guarantee mark: Ceres 1819-1838
Silversmith:OB (shield with 2 points ) Bourgeois ou (Bourguoin?) inscuplté in 1819.
Work of the first half of the 19th century. French Restauration. .