Cardeilhac French sterling silver dinner flatware set 18 pieces neoclassical.
Fabulous French sterling silver dinner flatware set 18 pieces including six dinner spoons, six dinner forks and six matching dinner knife. In the neoclassical pattern, with sumptuous decoration: ribbons, garlands of flowers and foliage. Knives with ferrules and collars in sterling silver, mother-of-pearl handles and original steel blades engraved Cardeilhac.
Two sets available.
Special note for the weight and heft of these pieces well as the quality of mother-of-pearl which is exceptional.
To complete this set, don't hesitate to contact us, other parts of the same model and the same silversmith available : dinner forks set, dessert knife set of eight-piece, dessert entremet spoons eight pieces, dinner flatware 36 pieces.
Head of Minerve 1st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver guarantee.
Prestigious silversmith: Cardeilhac.
Suffice it to say that the family Cardeilhac was active in the silversmithing since 1802 and was absorbed by the prestigious Christofle in 1951 (which always publishes these models) to glimpse the importance of this manufactory!
Gold Medal "class cutlery", Universal Exhibition of 1878, silver medal in the section "silverware", Universal exhibition of 1889. Bronze medal for these works Fine cutlery, Damas steel. Medal "First Class", Universal Exhibition of 1855, grand prize in the section "cutlery", Universal exhibition of 1889.
Measures: 10" ( 25.3 cm ) Dinner knives. 8"6 ( 21.8 cm ) Dinner forks. 8"7 ( 22.1 cm ) Dinner spoons.
Weight: 1479 grams.
The condition is very good for this set. Micro-scratches from normal use. No chips, breaks, damage or repairs to the pearl handles. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Rare flatware set by the prestigious Cardeilhac of exceptional quality, this fabulous set will grace your table and will delight your guests.