Gilded silver from the same place where Napoleon went shopping. French. Neoclassical. Henri Auguste, gold and silversmith (1759-1816).

Casket with figure of Morpheus. ca. 1793-98. French. Cast, chased, and
Casket with figure of Morpheus. ca. 1793-98. French. Cast, chased, and gilded silver. Jean-Guillaume Moitte, designer. Workshop of Henri Auguste. Image © 2017 Toledo Museum of Art. Fair use license. via http://emuseum.toledomuseum.org/objects/55445/casket-with-figure-of-morpheus?ctx=6215fd7d-a7b1-4785-a03a-bf8181eb4412&idx=4
Ewer. 1798-1809.
Ewer. 1798-1809. Silver-gilt with an ebony handle. One of a number of silver-gilt pieces given to Stephanie de Beauharnais by Napoleon as a wedding gift in 1806.Engraved with a crowned ‘SN’. Marks: Paris 1798-1809 and maker’s mark of Henri Auguste. Struck on base with mark of the Association of Gold and Silversmiths. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Fair use license. viua https://www.rct.uk/collection/48456/ewer
Ewer. Commissioned by William Beckford ca. 1789.
Beckford Behaguee Ewer. Commissioned by William Beckford ca. 1789. Gold with an ebony double snake shaped handle. Engraved in the pedestal “AUGUSTE ORFEVRE OF THE KING IN PARIS 1790”. Henri Auguste, maker. Photo © Christie’s Image Ltd 2015. Fair use license. via http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2015/11/04/32883457.html

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