DELIGHTED TO HAVE FOR sale this exceptional ANTIQUE FRENCH STERLING SILVER & CRYSTAL OPEN SALT CELLARS SET of total 8, including 2 double two-sided open salt cellars and 4 single salt cellars in matching design! It consists of highest quality 950/1000 purity French sterling silver stands and thick cobalt blue crystal liner, completed with 8 serving spoons. The design is simply stunning Art Nouveau style naturalistic grape vines, with fruits and leaves dangling and spiralling in natural, yet thoughtful composition. You'll appreciate the workmanship that went into this delighted sterling silver pieces .. to say the least.



Hallmarked French Minerva No.1 Titre mark on each pieces, to guarantee .950 purity sterling silver. This is one of the highest quality sterling silver in the world, purer than standard .925 sterling silver. Another oval mark we could not identify. Serving Spoons are not original to the set, 835 solid silver guarantee mark with maker's stamp, probably BV.

 

Measurements & Condition

Double-Sided Salt Cellars: 2.9 inch (7.5 cm) tall x 5.5 inch (14 cm) wide x 3.1 inch (8 cm) large, 19.06 Troy ounces (295 + 298 grams each)

Single Salt Cellars: 1.7 inch (4.5 cm) tall x 3.1 inch (8 cm) wide x 2.3 inch (6 cm) large, 17.23 Troy ounces (134 + 134 + 135 + 133 grams each)

8 Serving Spoons: 3.7 inch (9.5 cm) long, 1.41 Troy ounces (44 grams)

Blue Crystal Interior 2.8 x 2.1 x 1.1 inch (7.3 x 5.5 x 3 cm) each, 31.6 oz (898 grams) total.

Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of long years of proper use. Some age-related light scratch marks here and there, but less than usual. Please refer the detail photos.

 

(Item Reference No.00796)

 

 

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8 Antique French Sterling Silver & Crystal Open Salt Cellars Art Nouveau Grape

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