OFFERED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION is this beautiful mid 19th Century Antique French Sterling Silver Tea/Coffee Pot finely crafted by Parisian master silversmith Martial Fray, active 1849-1861. This lovely Tea or Coffee Pot has unique and bold gourd shaped body, a large spout and four feet have acanthus leaf element. Uniquely shaped black handle is made of ebony. One of the main attaction of this fabulous Tea/Coffee Pot is top finial; in the shape of azalea flower, leaves and berries, this casted sterling silver figural finial is sure to get attention. It bears hand-engraved Coat of Arms with Count/Countess crown on the top.
With thoughtful compositions, superior craftsmanship and timeless design, this beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Tea/Coffee 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 Martial Fray, active 1849-1861. Serial number 166.
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Measurements & Condition
8.7 inch (22 cm) wide handle and spout x 8.8 inch (22.5 cm) tall.
1.8 inch (4.5 cm) diameter opening.
Weight 15.62 Troy ounces (486 grams.)
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use, some age-related light scratch marks and dimple-like tiny dents commensurate with age. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00737)
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