Offered for your consideration is very beautiful Antique French Partial Gilt Sterling Silver Hors D'Oeuvres Server Set of total 4 pieces. The set included Sugar Tongs, Serving Fork, Serving Spoon, and a small Cake Server. All the original matching pattern and design with gorgeous Vermeil gilt finish (partially gold-washed over sterling silver.) Classical Rococo or Louis XV style scroll decoration with floral accents.
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Hallmarked the French Minerva No.1 Titre on each piece, to guarantee .950 purity sterling silver, used in Paris since 1838. This is one of the highest quality sterling silver in the world, purer than standard .925 sterling silver. Maker's mark of master silversmith Henin & Cie, 33 rue des Archives, active since 1875.
Measurements & Condition
Sugar Tongs: 4.6" (11.8 cm) long x 0.8" (2.2 cm) wide. Weight 1.09 troy ounces (34 grams.)
Server: 5.7" (14.7 cm) long x 1.5" (3.8 cm) wide. Weight 0.73 troy ounces (23 grams.)
Spoon: 4.8" (12.2 cm) long x 1.3" (3.4 cm) wide. Weight 0.61 troy ounces (19 grams.)
Fork: 5.1" (13 cm) long x 0.8" (2.2 cm) wide. Weight 0.7 troy ounces (22 grams.)
Total weight 3.15 troy ounces (98 grams.)
Very Good Estate Condition with some age-related light scratch marks from long years of light use, covered with beautiful patina acquired through ages. The Vermeil gilt is slightly faded on some parts, but still vivid and richly presented. Please refer the detail photos.
(Item Reference No.850)
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