This antique, French silver tastevin or wine tasting cup has a wide, shallow bowl with gadroon repousse decoration and round handle with thumb rest. A tastevin or wine cup is a small, shallow silver cup or saucer traditionally used by winemakers as a tool when evaluating the taste of a wine.
MARKS Owner's name engraved (lip): L.P. Archambault. Hallmarked under thumb handle.
DATE c. 1900
DIMENSIONS Width 4 Depth 3 Height 1 in.