Antique Art Nouveau French All Solid Sterling Silver (950) Fish Serving Set, Box
Magnificent fish serving implement set was made in France C. Century Art Nouveau (Late Victorian Era), is also known as the Bell Epoque (beautiful era). Both serving knife and fork are decorated on both sides with piercing and engravings in flowing "whip lash" leaf-like designs. Both servers are all solid silver - handles and blades in one piece. Both are marked with the French silver hallmark Minerva 1. 950/1000 or 95% pure silver content higher than the standard. Century, active at 79 rue Quincampoix, Paris. The servers are placed in their original fitted storage / presentation box. Lined with off-white velvet and satin.
The outer side is greenish-gray with gildings around the top. Two brass turn locks on the front.
The servers are in excellent condition, with only minor signs of use, but kept in that box they were well taken care of for over 100 years. Box is in very good condition. Lengths: 12" & just under 9 3/4" (30.5m & 24.5cm). Total silver weight: 246 grams.
Box dimensions: 13"X6", 1 3/4 high (33.5X15.2cm, 4.5cm high). 2-7 DAYS DEPENDING ON LOCATION.
The item "Antique Art Nouveau French All Solid Sterling Silver (950) Fish Serving Set, Box" is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "ornament5" and is located in worldwide shipping. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: French Sterling Silver .
- Type: Flatware - Serving Pieces
- Maker: Veuve Léontine Compère