"Copper Brass Bronze Table Warmer - With Crowned Punch (late 17th-early 18th)"Table stove in bronze, brass and copper -
rare with 4 punches on the crowned R (late 17th-early 18th century).
The crowned punch crowned R is older and rarer than the crowned C.
In an article published in 1999, in L'Estampille-L'Objet d'Art n° 302, it would be a punch affixed by the master-guards of the corporation on bronze objects in certain French districts to control the quality of the alloy used and the manufacturing.
The receptacle is in brass with guilloche edge hemmed on iron, the feet are in bronze, the rivets are in copper.
To note that the wooden handle is later (replaced in the 19th century).
Dimensions: 31.5 cm long (handle included) x 23.5 cm wide x 15 cm high
Weight: 1,340 kg