Solid silver dragees display stand from the Directoire period.
Decor with musical puttis.
Directoire period work, by the silversmith Marc Jacquait.
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Elegant bezel, ovoid shape, with openwork edge with two handles with bird heads joining the lower body.
On each side, in front of the glass interior, two winged cupids play the trumpet accompanied by a dog.
The cover, plain, is finished with a crown.
A very stretched piedouche on a square base, decorated with openwork Greek patterns, rests on four ball feet.
Directoire period work.
Mark of Marc Jacquait (M.J. with a thyrsus between the two letters) silversmith in Paris, Hotel d'Aligre, rue Saint-Honoré. In service from 1797.
Large table silverware was the specialty of this manufacturer.
In perfect condition.
Weight: 0.89 lb.