A large Mons silver coffee pot

A large Mons silver coffee pot

Pear form vessel with curved wooden handle and subtle Louis XVI decor on three scroll feet. The domed lid crowned by a floral finial. Engraved owner's monogram "H.M." to the underside. H 34 cm, weight 1,010 g.
Unidentified maker's mark with a pear in a shield, "Master with the pear" (recorded as of circa 1767), 1784.

Literature

For this maker's mark cf.: Tondreau, Stilmant et al., L'Orfèvrerie en Hainaut, Mons 1985, p. 59 f. Cf. also an identical Mons silver jug illus. in cat.: Edelsmedkunst in Belgie, Tielt 1988, no. 262.

Lot 474 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 3.500 €

Result:
2.976 €