The model was created by Sévin in 1862 as part of a table service.
Signature: On foot of rim: F. Barbedienne Paris C. Sevin.IN.1875 D.ATTARGE.FIT
Marking:  F B, a shield with the word "Paris" in the middle, five stars above (maker's mark, registered 1862, broken 1929);  Head of Minerva in octagon, anvil mark on reverse (Paris mark for first standard silver, 1838 to present);  Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838–79)
Location of marks:  on thumbpiece, below wing tip on neck, on outside of foot rim  on thumbpiece, on outside of foot rim  on handle
Artist: After a painting by baron François Gérard (French, Rome 1770–1837 Paris)Date: designed 1805, woven 1808–11Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread (26-28 warps per inch, 10-12 per cm.); gilded pine frameAccession: 43.99On view in:Gallery 553
Artist: Case and enamel design by the Firm of Lucien Falize (French, Paris 1839–1897 Paris)Date: 1881Medium: Silver, partly enameled gold, hardstones, rock crystal, amethysts, and diamondsAccession: 1991.113a–fOn view in:Gallery 556