A Beautiful Antique French Silver Holy water Stoup by Camille Maingot.
This rare piece was created to be used as a personal Holy Water Stoup and from the patina on the Holy child is was much loved.
The design is lovely with Jesus portrayed as a child and holding a cross.
The upper register shows the Sacred Heart of Christ, surrounded by the symbols of his passion, with the Crown of Thorns.
The lower part of the Stoup is decorated with a Angel’s head.
The Hallmark is Minerva 1, for Paris 1st title Silver (950/1000), 1938/1919
The Maker’s Mark is for Maître Orfèvre Camille Maingot, who registered his mark on February 11th 1878.
His workshop was located in Paris, 10 rue Saint Lazare.