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  • Title: ITALIAN 206pc. ANTIQUE "FRANCES 1" STERLING SILVER FLATWARE SET 1900-1950, TRAYS
  • Description:

    An Amazing 206pc. Antique Sterling Silver Flatware Set by Renowned Italian Silversmith "A. CESA S.C." in Their Classic, Stunningly Ornate Pattern Similar to Reed & Barton's Rare "Frances 1" Pattern, Includes 8 Covered Anti-Tarnish Trays, A Gorgeous Set in Excellent Condition and Offered at A Very Low Price - Circa early 1900s.  This is A Rare Opportunity to Purchase a Large Sterling Silver Flatware Set in a Much Sought After Pattern, Each Piece is Meticulously Made by Hand, You Won't Often Find an Ornate Set of This Quality and Craftsmanship.  The Traditional Luxury, Elegance and Quality Typically Enjoyed by European Nobility, You Can't Go Wrong Buying Quality, A Very Wise and Practical Wealth Protection Mechanism, Protect Your Family's Wealth, No Monograms on Any of the Pieces - ANOTHER RARITY. 

    This is an extremely elegant set in excellent condition. Each of the sterling silver pieces bear the Italian sterling silver hallmark "1 AL" -  A. CESA S.C., Via Trotti, 10, Alessandria, Italy; active from March 1935 until December 1971.  The set of 12 Mother-of-Pearl handled dessert knives with vermeil blades is French and each piece bears the French government's Head of the Minerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the manufacturer's hallmark of Pierre Queille; dating them from between 1814 and 1846. This set is of exceptional quality and craftsmanship. Check the intricacy of the design on each of the pieces.  The set has been meticulously cared for and really is in outstanding condition. The set includes the following - all weights and measures approximate: 

  • Maker/designer: Italian 19th Century
  • Origin: Italy
  • Date/Period: 19th Century
  • Silver Purity:925
  • Size:206 pcs
  • Hallmarks:Minerva 1
  • Additional Info:24 Dinner Knives with Stainless Steel Blades 25.00 cm. 104 grams 24 Dinner Forks 20.70 cm. 101 grams 12 Tablespoons 21.00 cm. 99 grams 12 Luncheon Knives with Stainless Steel Blades 21.00 cm. 64 grams 12 Dessert / Luncheon Forks 17.50 cm. 63 grams 12 Dessert / Luncheon Spoons 17.50 cm. 64 grams 12 Dessert Knives with Mother of Pearl Handles and Vermeil Blades 20.00 cm. 35 grams 12 Fish Forks 17.80 cm. 65 grams 12 Fish Knives 21.50 cm. 68 grams 24 Teaspoons 13.50 cm. 35 grams 12 Ice Cream Spoons 13.30 cm. 35 grams 12 Mocha Spoons 11.20 cm. 19 grams 12 Escargot Forks 10.70 cm. 11 grams 12 Cake Forks 13.30 cm. 29 grams 1 Large Soup / Stew Serving Ladle 34.00 cm. 326 grams 1 Set of Nut Crackers 19.70 cm. 157 grams 8 Covered Anti-Tarnish Storage Trays 1 "Certificate of Authenticity" Necessary for Duty Free Importation as an Antique. Internationally Known Brand, An Ultra Luxurious Ornate Set, A Worth Addition to Any Finely Set Table, Stately 19th Century Elegance and Style Traditional Reserved for European Aristocracy, Stunning Mother of Pearl Handled Knives.

    Reserve: $18,025.00

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  • Location: This item ships from France.

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  • Condition
    Excellent
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    • 15%

    ITALIAN 206pc. ANTIQUE "FRANCES 1" STERLING SILVER

    Estimate $22,000 - $26,000Jul 08, 2020
    Starting Price $12,000
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