Henin Masterpiece French sterling silver tea coffee spoons set chestnut leaves. circa 1880.
Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver guarantee.
An exceptional set from the point of view of its design as well as the quality of the engraving. Extremely rare model, Art Nouveau period, the bowls with embellishments, the end are pierced and decorated with chestnut leaves, terminating with a tiny chestnut. No monograms.
From a drawing by the prestigious Maurice Giot (1873-1953) taken from "Les trois règnes de la nature" Paris 1853-1854. The painter/sculptor/landscape Maurice Giot was a member of the Society of French Artists from 1896 onwards. His silverware designs were produced by the silversmiths Henri Soufflot, as well as Alphonse Debain and He´nin. Maurice Giot was awarded a bronze medal for silversmithing in the Artist's Section in the 1900 Paris Universal Exhibition. Undoubtedly collectibles!
Masterpiece of the prestigious Henin & Cie, represented in the book "French Silver Cutlery of the XIXth century", unique book benchmark for French silversmithing, this one lists the most rare and fabulous French models of the 19th century.
Prestigious silversmith: Henin Cie. 33 rue des Archives - Paris. He was active from may 11, 1875 to July 3, 1891.
Suffice it to say that the family Henin was active in the silversmithing since October 4, 1861 to glimpse the importance of this manufactory!
Measures: 4"7 (12 cm)
Weight : 182 grams
The condition is very good. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Masterpieces by Henin, this fabulous set will grace your table and will delight your guests.
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