London, South Kensington
1 December 2004
A MALTESE SILVER COFFEE POT
MARK OF PIERRE BRUN, CIRCA 1770
Fluted pear shape supported on three hoof feet, with a later carved wood handle, the hinged cover with a scroll thumbpiece and a spiral fluted finial - 10¼in. (26cm.) high, 24oz. gross.
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A very similar example by the same maker is illustrated in Victor F. Denaro, The Goldsmiths of Malta and their Marks, page 96, plate 33.
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