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Pair of crystal ewers and silver mounted. The crystal is engraved with floral baskets or baskets of flowers. The top of the ewers is finely chiseled with floral motifs and grapefruit. The beak is closed by a lid whose grip is decorated with a floral motif in relief. The interior is in vermeil. The ewers have an handle decorated with foliage. The base is decorated with a stylized laurel frieze.
H:11.22in. (28.5 cm).
Weight: 36.75oz (2042 g).
Head of Minerva. From 1838.
Silversmith’s mark: Edouard Ernie (guêtre symbol), Saglier’s successor.
Second half of the 19th century. Circa:1880-1890.