Coignet French all sterling silver dessert Hors D'oeuvre set of four piece box apples. circa 1890s Head of Minerve 1st titre for 950/1000 French Sterling Silver guarantee.
An exceptional set from the point of view of its design as well as the quality of the engraving. In Art Nouveau style, the upper parts and spatulas are decorated with apples, flowers and foliage. This model is called Pommes n°42 in catalogue Coignet. The set includes a sugar tongs, a server, a fork and spoon. It is presented in its original box. No monograms on four pieces, monogram H C on the box.
Both design and quality of workmanship are uncommon, and its manufacture would have necessitated many more hours work than usual. Undoubtedly collectibles!!
Prestigious silversmith: Louis Coignet. 20 rue Barbette, Paris. was active from January 14, 1893 to January 17, 1928.
Measures : 5"7 (14.5 cm) spoon. 4"3 (11 cm) sugar tongs. 5"7 (14.5 cm) server. & 5"3 (13.4 cm) fork.
Weight: 89 grams. Total weight with original box: 459 grams.
The condition is very good. Micro-scratches from use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Extremely rare apples decoration by the prestigious silversmith, Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous set will grace your table and delight your guests.
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