ANTIQUE 19thC IRISH SOLID SILVER FIGURAL COFFEE POT, JAMES LE BAS, DUBLIN c.1821

ANTIQUE 19thC IRISH SOLID SILVER FIGURAL COFFEE POT, JAMES LE BAS, DUBLIN c.1821

3,795.00

19th Century Irish silver coffee pot, profusely embossed with flowers and rococo scrolls, the spout beautifully modeled in detail as an extended sheep's head and Bacchus mask surrounded by grapes and wine leaves. The scroll handle decorated with foliage and females half nude body, the cartouche engraved with family crests. The hinged lid is surmounted by a large floral finial. Hallmarked Irish silver (925 standard), Dublin, year 1821 (D), Maker's mark I.L.B for James Le Bas. 

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4548

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Irish solid silver impressively large coffee pot, profusely embossed with flowers and rococo scrolls, the spout beautifully modeled in detail as an extended sheep's head and Bacchus mask surrounded by grapes and wine leaves. The scroll handle decorated with foliage and females half nude body, the cartouche engraved with family crests. The hinged lid is surmounted by a large floral finial. The jug is of extraordinary quality (the embossing is contemporary to the period) and by a great, well renowned Irish silversmith. Hallmarked Irish silver (925 standard), Dublin, year 1821 (D), Maker's mark I.L.B (James Le Bas). 

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 30cm

Width: 27 x 14cm

Weight: 1270g