Boivin French silver gold 18-karat tea coffee set of four-piece Bacchus
Head of Minerve 1st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver Vermeil guarantee. The quality of the gold used to recover sterling silver is a minimum of 750 mils (18-karat). circa 1880 A rare tea and coffee set of four pieces in all sterling silver. Fabulous neoclassical pattern with foliage for all the pieces and Bacchus decoration for the creamer. Interiors of the sugar pot and creamer covered with gold 18-karat. The set includes a coffee pot, a teapot, a covered sugar pot and a creamer. A set of high quality. Once again, the Maison Boivin shows that it is one of the most prestigious silversmith of the world.
Prestigious silversmiths: Victor Boivin. Five rue Montmorency, Paris.
The Boivin family have received medals in the Universal Exhibitions of 1867 & 1889.
Measures: 10"6 (27 cm) coffee pot. 8"7 (22 cm) teapot. 6"5 (16.5 cm) sugar pot. 5"1 (13 cm) creamer.
Massive: 1959 grams.
The condition is very good to excellent for this set. Micro-scratches from normal use. The gilt is very well preserved. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous set will grace your table and will delight your guests.