Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French Sterling Silver guarantee
Handles have fantastic decoration in the Renaissance style on a stippled backround on one side and decorated with Mascaron & foliage on the other side. Both design and quality of workmanship are exceptional, and its manufacture would have necessitated many more hours work than usual. This flatware is presented in storage chest.
This set consists of a 5 pc place setting for 12 with an additional piece: Dinner spoons, Dinner forks, Dessert/Entremet spoons, Dessert/Entremet forks, tea/coffee spoons and soup ladle.
Prestigious silversmith : Henin & cie 77 rue des Archives - Paris was active august 7, 1896 Circa 1890s Suffice it to say that the family Henin was active in the silversmithing since October 4, 1861 to glimpse the importance of this manufactory !
Measures : 8"5 ( 21.6 cm ) 12 Dinner forks 8"5 ( 21.6 cm ) 12 Dinner spoons 7"4 ( 18.8 cm ) 12 Dessert/Entremet forks 7"4 ( 18.8 cm ) 12 Dessert/Entremet spoons 5"7 ( 14.6 cm ) 12 Tea/coffee spoons 13"6 ( 34.5 cm ) Soup ladle
Weight : 4011 grams
Total weight with chest : 7336 kilos
The condition is very good for this flatware. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. One of the most beautiful model of the French silversmiths of the 19th century, Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous set will grace your table and delight your guests.
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