HEREWITH WE PRESENT YOU this exceptional Antique French Sterling Silver Sugar Bowl by the first of Maison Debain, Fraiçois-Alphonse Debain, active 1847-1864. This fabulous lidded sugar bowl is wholly made of the finest quality French sterling silver 950/1000 purity from top to bottom. The overall design of this Sugar Bowl is simple and crisp, clean surface body with a very finely done hand-engraving in second empire style. It stands on a round pedestal foot, having two side handles in Rococo style foliate scroll design, completed with casted acorn finial at the top. It bears hand-engraved initial on a side with classic gothic letters. Excellent condition.
With superior craftsmanship and timeless design, this beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Sugar Bowl 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 for François-Alphonse Debain, active 1847-1864 at 140 rue du Temple. François-Alphonse is the first of renown Parisian silversmith Maison Debain, followed by the son, Debain & Flamant, then the grandson Alphonse Debain (1883-1911.)
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Measurements & Condition
7.1 inch (18cm) tall with lid x 7.9 inch (20 cm) wide with handles.
5.9 inch (15 cm) large, 3.9 inch (10 cm) diameter open.
Weight of Sterling Silver: 16.7 oz (474 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.00715)
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