OFFERED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION is this very beautiful, handsome and rare Antique French Sterling Silver & Green Crystal Salt Shaker by Victor Boivin, circa 1880s. The design is perfectly elegant French First Empire style, featuring feuille d'eau pattern foliage border, pearl border, swan, scroll, floral element and greek style vase, with a large centralised oval cartouche. It remains free from any form of personalisation. The crystal body has deep olive-green color. A real beauty of 19th Century French silverware, now professionally cleaned, ready to be collected and enjoyed once again!
Hallmarked French Minerva No.1 Titre mark on each silver part, 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 Victor Boivin. The firm by Nicolas Vautrin in 1815, the succeeded by his father Jules Boivin in 1862. His son Victor Boivin registered his mark on 1881 at 5 rue de Montmorency in Paris, specialised in small and fashionable silver tablewares.
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Measurements & Condition
5.9 inch (15 cm) tall x 2.4 inch (6 cm) diameter at the widest point.
Weight 9.32 Troy ounces (290 grams)
The cup weighs 33 grams.
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use. The cup opens/closes as it should. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00733)
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