OFFERED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION is this exceptional quality Antique French Sterling Silver Soup Tureen consists of 4 separate parts, weighs impressive 2,066 gram (66.42 Troy ounces) total. It includes a deep serving dish, soup bowl with side handles, bowl liner and lid. It has very crisp, clean, sharp design, which would look fabulous on both modern and classic table setting. Casted handles and lid's finial has gorgeous foliage motifs. The edges are adorned with elegant raised borders. It proudly bears a hand-engraved Coat of Arms heraldry with crown on the top; three times, on the lid, bowl and serving plate/dish.
With thoughtful compositions, superior craftsmanship and timeless design, this beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Soup Tureen 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 on all 4 parts, 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. A lozenge French master silversmith mark is presented (we could not find the reference.)
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Measurements & Condition
Bowl w/side handles: 7.9 inch (20 cm) diameter, 10.2 inch (26 cm) w/handles, 2.7 inch (7 cm) deep.
Bowl interior: 8 inch (20.5 cm) diameter, 2.4 inch (6 cm) deep.
Cover (lid): 8,5 inch (21.5 cm) diameter, 3.1 inch (8 cm) tall.
Serving Dish/Plate: 10.4 inch (26.5 cm) diameter, 1 inch (2.5 cm) deep.
Total Weight 66.42 Troy ounces (2,066 grams)
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use, some age-related light scratch marks and dimple-like tiny dents commensurate with age, mainly on interior. Otherwise in quite excellent shape. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00738)
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