A French silver-gilt bouillon, cover and stand
Maker's mark of L.R. Ruchmann, Paris, 1809-1819
Plain circular, the stand and cover with a border of lozenges enclosing pellets, the bowl with two leaf-capped scroll handles with classical warrior bust terminals, with moulded rim, the slightly domed cover with detachable ring handle chased with flowers and leaves and rising from foliate calyx, the body and cover engraved with a coat-of-arms acoll with coronet above, marked on stand, base of bowl and cover
7in. (19.5cm.) diam.