Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French Sterling Silver guarantee. Circa 1890s
Extremely rare "Louis XIII trilobé" Pattern. The forks are pierced and engraved with stylized foliate decoration on the both sides, a Renaissance mask adorns the end of the handles. Fabulous... High Quality... A collector's item...
This pattern has been re-issued by the Maison Christofle and is still in production at a price of 2200 usd for one piece in sterling silver 925/1000, this piece is in sterling silver 950/1000. Special Order one year before delivery !!!
A perfect investment for the future and a fantastic cutlery collection for your table.
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Prestigious silversmith : Ernest Cardeilhac
The Maison Cardeilhac has exhibited and won medals in most exhibitions of the XIX th century. It is a cutler who became one the most important french manufacturing-silversmiths of all types of cutlery rich and silverware.
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...
In the 20th century, Cardeilhac joined the prestigious Christofle silverware.
Measures : 8"9 ( 22.7 cm )
Weight : 601 grams
The condition is very good for this set. Micro-scratches from use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. The most famous model of the French silversmithing, Value of this fork at Christofle today : 2200 usd in sterling silver 925/1000. Exceptional in both design and execution, this masterpiece by Cardeilhac will grace your table and will delight your guests.
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