A set of truly exceptional quality, including 12 forks with sterling silver 18-karat gold upper parts, ferrules and collars. Probably a special order.
Once again, Cardeilhac shows that he was one of the most illustrious French silversmiths. Fabulous and rare!
Head of Minerve 1st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver guarantee. The quality of the gold used to recover sterling silver is a minimum of 750 mils (18-karat).
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.
The Maison Cardeilhac has exhibited and won medals in most exhibitions of the, 19th 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.
Measures : 6.14 (15.6 cm)
Weight 302 grams.
The condition is very good for this set. 18-karat gold finishing and the handles are intact. Overall, with over a hundred years of age, the service seems to have been used very little. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Rare sterling silver fork set by the prestigious Cardeilhac, exceptional quality, this fabulous set will grace your table and will delight your guests.
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Cardeilhac Rare French Sterling Silver 18k Gold Forks Set 12 Pc
€938 €1,159 SALE