Soufflot rare French all sterling silver 18-karat gold ice cream set of 14 piece with box dolphin.
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 (18K).
A set of truly exceptional quality, for the richness of its decoration, its form and sculpting. The set includes a knife, a server & twelve ice cream spoons. The handles are engraved with foliage and a water spitting dolphin. The set is presented in its original box. No monograms.
Prestigious silversmith : Henri Soufflot. 89 rue Turbigo - Paris. He was active from April 14, 1884 to April 30, 1910.
Patterns of Henri Soufflot, one of the most famous french silversmith of the 19th century, were acquired by the prestigious silversmith Emile Puiforcat (Hermès) that perpetuates today the heritage of excellence of this silversmith circa 1880s Measures : 10"6 ( 27 cm ) knife. 9"4 ( 23.9 cm ) server. 5"3 ( 13.4 cm ) ice cream spoons.
Weight : 434 grams Total weight with original box : 2407 grams.
The condition is very good for this set. Micro-scratches from use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing.
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We deal with original genuine antiques over 100 years old. This set is not subject to import tax to the US.
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