DELIGHTED TO HAVE FOR sale this beautiful 19th Century Antique French Sterling Silver Tea Pot, finely crafted by Parisian master silversmith Debain & Flamant, active 1880-1891. This gorgeous Tea Pot has classic melon shaped body with smooth surface, embellished with Rococo style scrolling feet and handle. The spout has quite unique design with fluted two sections, protrude further than usual models; you would enjoy to see amber liquid pouring out from this unique spout. It bears a large hand-engraved coat of arms in oval cartouche, including the crown of Marques, shield of Famille de Digoine, along with chevalier symbol on the bottom (we couldn't find the reference of the left shield .. we'll appreciate if anyone can provide the info.) The noisettes (hazelnut) shaped top finial is most adorable with leaved covered on top of the lid, executed in wonderful detail.
With superior craftsmanship and timeless design, this beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Tea Pot would look fabulous on your table, both modern and classical setting. Excellent condition and ready for service. Don't miss out!
Hallmarked French Minerva No.1 Titre mark, which guaranteed 950/1000 purity solid sterling silver, used in Paris since 1838. This is one of the highest quality silver contents, higher than standard 925/1000 sterling. Maker's mark of Debain & Flamant, active 1880-1891, by Alphonse-Edouard Debain and Louis-Frédéric Flamant. They are the successor of François-Alphonse Debain, 140 rue du Temple, and later succeeded by Alphonse-Edouard Debain's son, Alphonse Debain.
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Measurements & Condition
10.6 inch (27 cm) wide from handle to spout x 7.5 inch (19 cm) tall.
Contains approx. 1.1 litre or liquid (37.2 fluid ounce.)
Weight of Sterling Silver: 20.67 oz (586 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.00716)
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