A Lovely Grape Antique French Silver Champagne or wine Cooler Bucket by Maître Orfèvre Michel Saint Brieux & Cie.
The Refreshment bucket is decorated on the upper and the Pedestal by a wine and grapes garland worked in repoussé in the so called French Regency Style.
The Silver refreshment bucket stands on a round pedestal and is in very good shape.
The etching is masterfully done and very delicate.
The Hallmark is Minerva 1, for Paris 1st title silver (950/1000), 1838/1919
The Maker’s Mark is for Maître Orfèvre Michel Saint Brieux & Cie. It shows the first name spelled with & Cie underneath.
The Mark was registered on April 25th 1919, and cancelled on April 23rd 1923.
His workshop was located 14 rue des Capucines in Paris.