Delighted to have for sale this beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert / Hors d'Oeuvre Serving Set consists of lovely 4 pieces, masterfully crafted by renown Parisian silversmith Emile Puiforcat. The pieces are thoroughly made of the finest quality French sterling silver .950 purity, both the handles and upper bowl/blade parts. The decoration is in elegant Style Directoire to Neo Classical, including a rich details of acanthus leaf motifs and foliage. The bowls are beautifully pieced in symmetric pattern.
Hallmarked the French Minerva No.1 mark on both the handle and upper part on all pieces, guarantees .950 purity sterling silver, used in Paris since 1838. This is one of the most pure quality silver, higher than standard .925 sterling silver. Maker's mark of renown Parisian silversmith Emile Puiforcat, founded in 1820.
Measurements & Condition
Pierced Spoon: 7 inch (17.7 cm) long x 1 3/8 inch (4 cm) wide, weight 1.28 oz (36.2 grams)
Pierced Server: 7 1/8 inch (18 cm) long x 1 1/4 inch (3.2 cm) wide, weight 1.10 oz (31.2 grams)
Flat Server: 7 3/8 inch (18.7 cm) long x 1 1/4 inch (3.1 cm) wide, weight 1.15 oz (32.6 grams)
Fork: 6 7/8 inch (17.6 cm) long x 5/8 inch (1.7 cm), weight 0.97 oz (27.6 grams)
Total Weight: 4.50 oz (127.6 grams)
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use. Some age-related light scratch marks and micro dents here and there, but overall in excellent shape. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00564)
Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert Server Set 4pc by Puiforcat
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.
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