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Made by the Gillet 81 Castes French foundry, founded 1848.
Style – Napoleon III
Crowned with a sphere with the coat of arms of the city of La Ciotat
Coat of arms of La Ciotat is emblazoned: of azure with the silver castle, open of three gates of the field and masonry of sand, topped with a cross of gold, placed on waves of vert moving from the point and charged with ‘a silver fish. The abbey crosier evokes allegiance to the Abbey of Saint Victor. The fish (sardine) symbolizes the maritime activities of the port.