Direct from a Private Mansion in St. Tropez, a Stunning 19th Century 950 Sterling Silver and Vermeil Table Service by Premier French Silversmith "Boin Taburet" Consisting of a 298pc Flatware Set Plus a 15pc. Serving Platter Set in Their Classic Shell Pattern, Absolutely Magnificent, circa late 1890s + 24 dessert knives with Mother of Pearl Handles (322pcs. total). The Magnificent Serving Platter Set Consists of a 3pc. Covered Vegetable Server, 5 Oval Serving Platters, 4 Round Serving Platters, 1 Round Serving Dish and a 3pc. Gravy Boat in 950 Sterling Silver and Hallmarked "Boin-Taburet". This is an extremely high quality set in a very classic pattern. The 298pc Sterling Silver and Guilded Flatware set is a service for 24 with vermeil (gold plated 950 sterling silver) dessert pieces and the extra dinner forks and knives and is perfect for entertaining larger groups. The mother-of-pearl handled cake knives with sterling silver blades is another rarity. The set is in excellent condition and the individual pieces are even more stunning than can be reflected by the photographs. The set is extremely good value for money. Except for the Mother-of-:Pearl handled cake knives, each piece bears the French government's Head of the Minerva-1 Hallmark, signifying a minimum of 950 sterling, along with the Boin-Taburet manufacturer's hallmark. The Mother-of-Pearl handled cake knives also bears the French Government’s Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark on the blades certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver along with the M.T. manufacturer's hallmark. The 322pc Flatware set includes the following

72 Dinner Knives 25.50 cm. 101 grams
72 Dinner Forks 20.80 cm. 100 grams
24 Tablespoons 21.20 cm. 98 grams
24 Luncheon Knives - Vermeil Handle Stainless Blade` 20.80 cm. 55 grams
24 Luncheon / Dessert Forks - Vermeil 18.50 cm. 60 grams
24 Luncheon / Dessert Spoons - Vermeil 19.00 cm. 61 grams
24 Dessert Knives - Vermeil 20.20 cm. 55 grams
24 Dessert Knives - Mother of Pearl Handles, Sterling Silver Blades 20.00 cm. 40 grams
24 Teaspoons - Vermeil 14.50 cm. 33 grams
1 Asparagus Server 24.50 cm. 192 grams
1 Large Soup / Stew Serving Ladle 31.00 cm. 238 grams
1 Berry Serving Spoon - Vermeil 20.80 cm. 98 grams
1 Ice Cream Serving Scoop - Vermeil 22.50 cm. 116 grams
1 Custard / Dessert Serving Scoop - Vermeil 22.50 cm. 106 grams
1 Salt Serving Spoon 8.50 cm. 9 grams
1 Small Dessert Serving Fork 15.00 cm. 34 grams
1 Olive Serving Spoon 15.00 cm. 40 grams
1 Individual Tart Server 15.50 cm. 41 grams
1 Small Dessert Serving Knife 17.00 cm. 40 grams

Boin-Taburet was established in 1873 by the antique dealer George Boin and the jeweler Emile Taburet. The firm was credited for the revival of interest in Louis XV style silver-work in Paris in the late 1880s, and awarded a gold medal at the Paris 1889 Exposition Universelle. The firm was a favorite of the French aristocracy. This amazing complete table service set in 950 sterling silver and vermeil is a stunning example of the outstanding craftsmanship of the firm.

The covered vegetable server 950 sterling silver insert measures roughly 31.50 cm. in length to the tips of the handles, approximately 21.00 cm. in diameter, 13.00 cm in height and weights 1,493 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The first oval serving platter measures roughly 50.00 cm. in length, approximately 34.00 cm. across at its widest point and weights 1,766 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The second oval serving platter measures roughly 50.00 cm. in length, approximately 34.00 cm. across at its widest point and weights 1,724 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The third oval serving platter measures roughly 45.00 cm. in length, approximately 31.00 cm. across at its widest point and weights 1,282 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The fourth oval serving platter measures roughly 45.00 cm. in length, approximately 31.00 cm. across at its widest point and weights 1,311 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The fifth oval serving platter measures roughly 40.00 cm. in length, approximately 28.00 cm. across at its widest point and weights 1,168 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The first round serving platter measures roughly 33.00 cm. in diameter and weights 1,025 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The second round serving platter measures roughly 33.00 cm. in diameter and weights 1,055 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The third round serving platter measures roughly 29.00 cm. in diameter and weights 793 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The fourth round serving platter measures roughly 29.00 cm. in diameter and weights 792 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The serving dish measures roughly 27.00 cm. in diameter. 4.5 cm, in height and weights 745 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage. The gravy boat with 950 sterling silver insert measures roughly 26.00 cm. in length, approximately 28.00 cm. across at its widest point, 18.00 cm in height and weights 1,167 grams. It is stamped on the underside with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Boin-Taburet sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark - "Boin Taburet a Paris". It comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.


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ITEM ID
BoinFlatServ-300122
ITEM TYPE
Antique
PURPOSE
Dinner Forks, Dinner Knives, Dinnerware, Flatware, Platters, Servers
COLOR
Gold, Silver
STYLE
Louis XVI
AGE
Late 19th Century
TYPE
Flatware, Holloware
ORIGIN
France • French

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Boin Taburet Table Service - 298pc Sterling Silver & Guilded Flatware Set + 15pc Platter Set

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