Tetard French 18-karat gold sterling silver Baccarat crystal travel vanity set original case.
Exceptional and rare travel vanity set eight pieces in sterling silver, including a hand mirror, two brushes for clothes with natural silk and his two originals protects threads, two hairbrushes with natural silk, two bottles and a covered pot.
It's a production of 18-karat gold and sterling silver luxury. Of special note is the weight and heft of these pieces. This set seems not to have been used, it is like new. All crystal pieces are marked on the bottom with the etched Baccarat factory mark as shown. This complete set will is with its original case with compartments for each piece. No monogrammed.
Hallmarks: Head of Minerve 1st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver. The quality of the gold used to recover sterling silver is a minimum of 750 mils (18-karat). Etched Baccarat factory mark.
Prestigious silversmith: Tétard Frères. Four rue Beranger in Paris. was active February 8, 1903.
Specialized in fashionable hollowware, rather than flatware, was an important business-man who received a First class medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1867. Gold Medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1889. They saw greatest successes in the 1920s and 1930s.
Today, parts of the silversmith Tétard are manufactured by the prestigious Maison Odiot.
The French luxury brand Baccarat is considered the most famous glassworks in the world
Founded in 1764 by decree of King Louis XV, the crystal symbol of "Art de vivre à la française", has attracted over the centuries great personalities like Louis XVIII, Tsar Nicolas II, the Maharajas or Prince Rainier. The pieces - stemware, chandeliers, candlesticks, vases, bottles of perfume or jewelry - are created for 250 years by glassblowers, cutters, engravers and gilders, an elite consisting especially of a Master of Art and the 22 best workers of France.
11"2 (28.5 cm) hand mirror. 7"9 (20 cm) brush for clothes. 6"9 (17.5 cm) brush for clothes. 9" (23 cm) hairbrush. 7"7 (19.5 cm) hairbrush. 6"7 (17 cm) bottles. 5"9 (15 cm) bottles. 3"3 (8.3 cm) pot.
Weight: 2641 grams. Total weight with original case: 6641 grams.
The condition is excellent for this set. 18-karat gold finishing is very well preserved. There are no cracks or repairs on crystal. No deposit on the bottom of the bottles or pot. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. Rare French sterling silver travel vanity set by Tetard and Baccarat, complete, exceptional in both design and execution.