DELIGHTED TO HAVE FOR SALE this very beautiful Antique French Gilt Solid Silver Dessert Server Set of complete 4 pieces, nicely housing in its original presentation box. The Set includes Sugar Tongs, Serving Fork, Strawberry Spoon and Serving Shovel - made of solid silver (not silver-plated) and having gorgeous Vermeil gold-washed finish on the surface. The design is in elegant A La Russé Russian style thin stem handle, embellished with raised mascaron face, hand-engraving, acanthus ornamentation and oval cartouche. The Strawberry Spoon has gorgeous sea shell shaped bowl and the Sugar Tongs have lion clad feet pincers.
It comes with original presentation case, lined with cream white silk and wine red velvet. Marked retailer's sign "BRANDON & FILS H.Jourdan Succ., 12 Rue de la Loge, Montpellier" on the silk. Open/close notch works perfectly.
Hallmarked 1. French Boar's Head mark on each piece, which guaranteed solid silver at least .800 purity, for small silver objects, used in Paris since 1838. 2. Maker's mark of Henri Gabert, 112 rue de Turenne, Paris, active between 1882-1901.
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Measurements & Condition
Sugar Tongs: 4 inch (10.3 cm) x 1.2 inch (3 cm), 0.51 troy ounces (16 grams).
Strawberry Spoon: 4.7 inch (12 cm) x 1.8 inch (4.5 cm), 0.39 troy ounces (12 grams).
Serving Shovel: 4.8 inch (12.2 cm) x 1.2 inch (3 cm), 0.35 troy ounces (11 grams).
Serving Fork: 4.4 inch (11.3 cm) x 0.6 inch (1.6 cm), 0.29 troy ounces (9 grams).
Total Weight of Silver: 1.54 troy ounces (48 grams)
Presentation Box measures 6.7 x 7 x 1.6 inch (17 x 18 x 4 cm)
Total Weight of 4 pieces + Box: 12.35 ounces (350 grams)
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use, some age-related light scratch marks commensurate with age. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00747)
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