"Sterling Silver Cruet, Directoire Period"
Large silver cruet in the shape of a nave. Twisted and decorated socket, handles with swans head, pilaster receptacle. Decorated with heads of Mercury and Swan. Monogram and crown of marquis. Hallmark of master goldsmith: MJ with a thyrse, Marc Jacquait in Paris 1798-1809. Marc Jacquait, goldsmith in Paris, Hotel d'Aligre, rue Saint Honore. In service from 1797. Specialty of this manufacturer: the big tableware. Dictionary of the French Masters-goldsmith's punches, n ° 2896 page 235, E. Beuque and M. Frapsauce, ed. F from Nobele. Hallmark with rooster with different year V. Net weight: 1,290 kg. Glassware reported.