OFFERED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION is this classically beautiful and exceptional quality Antique French Sterling Silver Tea Coffee Service Set consists of 3 essential pieces for afternoon tea; Tea Pot, lidded Sugar Bowl and Milk Pitcher/Creamer. The design is classic Rococo revival style with flute spiral body with rocaille scallop border and scrolls, embellished with Rococo medallion cartouches on upper part of clad feet. The ornamentation on the handles are amazing - foliage scrolls are spirally interlaced, left no space undecorated.

With thoughtful compositions, superior craftsmanship and timeless design, this beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Tea Service Set would look fabulous on your table, both modern and classical setting. Excellent condition and ready to grace your table. Don't miss out!

Hallmarked French Minerva No.1 Titre mark on Pot and Creamer, 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. Sugar Bowl bears French Swan mark, probably re-controlled on public auction. Maker's mark of Pierre Gavard, active 1886-1895 at 49 rue Meslay in Paris, later succeeded by renown Parisian silversmith Henri Lapeyre.

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Measurements & Condition

Tea Pot: 8.7 inch (22 cm) tall x 8.3 inch (21 cm) wide w/handle, 2.2 inch (5.5 cm) diameter open.
Contains approx. 0.8 litre of liquid.
Sugar Bowl: 5.9 inch (15 cm) tall x 7.1 inch (18 cm) wide w/handles.
Creamer: 4.3 inch (11 cm) tall x 4.9 inch (12.5 cm) wide w/spout and handle.

Total Weight 31.66 Troy ounces (985 grams)

Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use, some age-related light scratch marks and dimple-like tiny dents commensurate with age. Interior Vermeil (gold-washed) finish is still vivid and nicely presented. Please refer the detail photos I added.

 

(Item Reference No.00740)

 

 

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Antique French Sterling Silver Tea Service Set 3pc by Pierre Gavard

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