A Lovely Antique French Silver Drageoir decorated in the Louis XVI Style by Maitre Orfèvre Angélique Marie Coulon.
This delicate piece is decorated in the Louis XVI Style.
The upper register shows three Woman’s Heads topping the three delicate pillar that form the tripod linked together by vine leaves and grapes.
The curved pillars end with deer hooves and rest on a triangular base lined with delicate grapes and grape leaves resting on silver pearls.
The lid shows a double ‘doucine’ or dome engraved with floral motifs topped by a finial in the shape of a greyhound holding a shield.
The interior cup is in silvered metal.
The Hallmark is 1er Coq for 1st title Silver (950/1000) Paris 1798 to 1809
But it also shows the 1st Jeanette Mark for the Association of the Goldsmiths used from 1794 to 1797 before the Marks were allowed once again after the end of the French Revolution.
It shows the head of a woman with a 1 on her right-hand side.
This piece was hence started between 1794 and 1797 and was finished by 1809.
The Makers Mark is for Maître Orfèvre Angélique Marie Coulon. It shows her three initials topped by a wheat bunch.
Her Mark was registered on October 5th 1807.
Her workshop was located 13 rue Neuve Sainte Catherine in Paris.