THIS VERY ELEGANT Antique French Sterling Silver Chocolate Pot, or Chocolatière by prestigious Parisian silversmith A.Risley & Carré, active 1899-, is presented here for your consideration.
This beautiful Chocolate Pot is made of the finest quality solid Sterling Silver .950 purity, with original deep brown wood handle. The decoration is in elegant Neo Classical style Shell motif and rocaille scallop border, embellished with foliage and scroll accents. One of the eye-catching attraction of this lovely Chocolate Pot is a large hand-engraved Coat of Arms with two shields, a pair of winged angels and highly elaborated crown on top - surely it was a possession of notable noble family. The handle is wood, and it coming with its original wood swizzle stick.
This Chocolate Pot is great for use but also a fabulous piece for display - with its modernist shape, it would make a stunning addition to both traditional and modern interior. Excellent condition.
Hallmarked 1. French Minerva No.1 mark, which guaranteed .950 purity sterling silver, used in Paris since 1838. This is one of the finest quality sterling silver, higher than standard .925 sterling silver. 2. Maker's mark of A. Risler & Carré, and sign "Vve A.RISLER & CARRÉ", 19 rue Faubourg Saint-HonorÃ© in Paris, active since 1899 (date of the mark struck-off is unknown, however The Maison A.Risler & Carré was a successful silversmith for luxury silverware on early 20th century.)
A special find for you. Don't miss out!
Measurements & Condition
8.1 inch (20.5 cm) tall x 8.3 inch (21 cm) wide with handle.
Wood Stick 9.8 inch (25 cm) long.
Weight: 22.64 oz (642 grams), contains approx. 650-700 cc of liquid.
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of normal use. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00560-P51)
Antique French Sterling Silver Chocolate Pot by A.Risler & Carré
Returns are accepted within 30 days of receipt. The item must be in its original condition. We will issue a full refund on receipt, including the original delivery charge. The cost of returning the item to us is your responsibility.
Global shipping available! The price is including shipping and handling charges to worldwide destinations via International Registered Airmail. This item shipped from Paris, France.