Ernie French All Sterling Silver Vermeil Dessert Hors D’œuvre Set 4 pc w/box
A set of truly exceptional quality, for the richness of its decoration, its form and sculpting. The set includes a knife, a pierced server, a fork & pierced spoon. The handles are pierced and decorated with foliate. No monogrammed on four parts, just on the box. The set is presented in its original box. Both design and quality of workmanship are uncommon, and its manufacture would have necessitated many more hours work than usual.
Boar's head 800/1000 for French Sterling Silver guarantee. The quality of the gold used to recover sterling silver is a minimum of 750 mils (18K). Circa 1880's Prestigious silversmith : Edouard Ernie 7, rue Réaumur - Paris He was active july 11, 1882
Measures : 5"7 ( 14.4 cm ) pierced spoon 6"5 ( 16.5 cm ) knife 5"3 ( 13.6 cm ) pierced server 5"4 ( 13.8 cm ) fork
Weight : 83 grams Total weight with original box : 581 grams
The condition is very good for this set. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. The box does show a few signs of its age. Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous set will grace your table and delight your guests.