DELIGHTED TO HAVE FOR sale this very lovely and beautiful ANTIQUE FRENCH STERLING SILVER HORS D'OEUVRES SERVING DISH, called "Ravier" in French, finely crafted by talented Parisian silversmith Edouard Ernie, active 1992-1901.
This Serving Dish/Bowl has unique oval shape with tapered then flared rim, embellished with cut-out foliage decoration. The midsection has embossed foliage and fruits in early Art Nouveau styling. It stands on 4 uniquely shaped casted feet with acanthus motifs. Perfect for appetisers, such as olives. Very good condition and ready to grace your table!
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. Maker's mark is that of Edouard ERNIE, active 1882-1901 at 7 rue Réaumur, Paris. He was a son-in-law and successor of talented silversmith Jules Guétin, and associated with Henri Gabert, also a renown silversmith, before he established his own workshop.
Measurements & Condition
4.1 inch (10.5 cm) wide x 2.8 inch (7.2 cm) large x 2.4 inch (6.2 cm) tall.
Weight 2.3 Troy ounces (73 grams)
Very Good to Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use. One small dent (pressure) near the rim. Please refer the detail photos. Otherwise in excellent shape considering its age.
(Item Reference No.00799)
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