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  • Title: FRENCH ANTIQUE 950 STERLING SILVER LOUIS XVI TEA SET, CHRISTOFLE TRAY, 1890s
  • Description:

    Direct from Private Mansion near Bordeaux, A Truly Magnificent 19th Century 5 pc. Sterling Silver Tea Set  with Serving Tray, Outstanding Value for Money and A Very Solid Investment in this Uncertain Economic Environment, Includes 5 Anti-Tarnish Wraps for Easy Storage,  Circa 1890s.  Traditional 19th Century French Elegance, Quality and  Craftsmanship Traditionally Reserved for the French Elite.  A True Family Heirloom for Generation and and No Monograms on Any of the Pieces, Meant For the Discerning Family.  Each Piece in This Stunning Set has been Meticulously Hand Crafted to the Highest of International Standards of Quality and Craftsmanship, A Stunning Example of the Grace and Sophistication of 19th Century France, You Can't Go Wrong Buying Quality.  The Ultimate in Luxurious Entertaining for  Those VERY Special Occasions, The Traditional Elegance and Style of Original 19th Century French 950 Sterling Silver, Unparalleled Quality and Craftsmanship Enjoyed by the French Aristocracy. 

    The stunning teapot measures roughly 22.00 cm. high to the top of the lid, 23.00 cm. from the outer edge of the handle to the tip of the spout and weights an amazing 690 grams. It is stamped with the French government's Head of the Minerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the  sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark (see image below).  The elegant sugar bowl with gold plated (Vermeil) interior measures approximately 17.00 cm. high to the top of the lid, 16.50 cm. wide to the tips of the handles and weights 379 grams. It is stamped with the French government's Head of the Minerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark (see photo above).  The luxurious coffee pot measures approximately 24.50 cm. high to the top of the lid, 18.50 cm. across from the outer edge of the handle to the tip of the spout and weights 610 grams. It is also stamped with the French government's Head of the Minerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark (see photo above).  The dainty cream pitcher measures roughly 14.00 cm in height to the top of the lid, 14.00 cm across from the tip of the spout to the outside of the handle and weights 263 grams. It is stamped with the French government's Head of the Minerva 1 Hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver as well and the  sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark (see photo above). The sturdy serving tray measures a whopping 63.50 cm. in length to the tips of the handles, 42 cm. across and weights in excess of 3,100 grams. It is silver-plate and is stamped on the underside "Christofle France". 

  • Maker/designer: French
  • Origin: France
  • Date/Period: 19th Century
  • Silver Purity:950
  • Size:5pcs.
  • Hallmarks:Minerva 1
  • Additional Info:

    Reserve: $4,418.00

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  • Condition
    Excellent
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    FRENCH ANTIQUE 950 STERLING SILVER LOUIS XVI TEA SET,

    Estimate $5,500 - $7,000Jul 08, 2020
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