Silvered metal tea fountain forming samovar or tea kettle. Stand with strapwork motifs resting on four shells. Curved teapot adorned with grapevine frieze. Spout with foliage decoration. Scroll handle with ebonized wood. Lid with pomegranate finial.
Silversmith : Jean-Barthélémy Delprat.
Height : 40cm (15-3/4in). – Length : 30.5cm (12in). – Width : 22cm (8-2/3).
Jean-Barthélémy Delprat worked at the store “Plaqueur d’argent” 23, rue Jean-Robert. Registered on January 10, 1834.
Condition report : Minor wear to silvering. Restored handle. Missing alcohol burner.