OFFERED FOR YOUR consideration is a magnificent Antique French Sterling Silver Open Salt Cellar Set of 2 pieces pair, made by Jean-Pierre Nicolas Bibron, active in Paris between 1798-1809. It comes with Sterling Silver holders, hand-cut crystal inners and serving spoons. The holder has gorgeous ancient Roman style lady's bust with open winged, pierced palmetto, pearlé border and lion's paws feet. It has very sharp and well-defined detail. The crystal inner dishes are thick and heavy, removable for your easy maintenance. The serving spoons are not original but perfect size, with classic Double-fillet contoured decoration handle and shell-shaped bowl, having beautiful hand-engraved monogram "CLA".
A surviver of France's long nineteenth century; the set was created in French First Republic era to Napoleon I's dynamic historical period. This fabulous Antique French Sterling Silver Open Salt Cellars showcases the old-world charm and sophistication. It would create your dream dining experience. Don't miss out!
Hallmarked the French "Coq" Rooster No.1 mark, which guarantees .950 purity of sterling silver, used in Paris between 1798-1809. This is one of the most high quality silver standard, purer then .925 sterling silver. Maker's mark is that of Jean-Pierre Nicolas Bibron, 3 rue Harlay, active 1798-1809. Guarantee mark of City of Paris. The serving spoons have French Michel-Ange No.1 mark, used in Paris between 1819-1838. Maker's mark, but we could not find the reference.
Measurements & Condition
2 1/2 inch (6.3 cm) tall x 2 5/8 inch (6.7 cm) diameter each.
Weight of Sterling Silver 3.93 oz (111.5 grams).
Weight including crystal inner 10.67 oz (302.5 grams).
Spoons measure 4 inch (10 cm) long each, weight of 2: 0.78 oz (22.3 grams).
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use. As a set of well over 200 years old, it is in surprisingly good condition with original crystal inner. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00576)
Antique French Sterling Silver Open Salt Cellar Set by Bibron
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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