The grip has a two-part hinged grip form, with foliate decoration. This grip can be used for pastry or even sandwiches.
Registered on the 16th of may 1884, Alphonse Debain won Gold medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1889 in Paris with this ingenious asparagus grip.
This innovative system was picked up by other silversmiths as the prestigious Maison Christofle and Puiforcat.
Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French Sterling Silver guarantee
Prestigious silversmith : Alphonse Debain Successors : Marischael, Henin, Puiforcat, Caron. 79 rue du Temple - Paris, he was active in march 19, 1884
Measures : 3"6 ( 9.2 cm ) Height 4" ( 10.1 cm ) the widest
Weight : 123 grams
The condition is very good. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous asparagus grip will grace your table and will delight your guests.
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