Elegant PAIR of antique to vintage French sterling silver 2" napkin rings, each 95% pure silver with ornate machined or engraved guilloche style decoration and interlaced His & Her "LM" and "GM" monograms! Both stamped with the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, it's somewhat obscured by the pattern but either a "1" or "2" within that mark which means they're either 1st quality for .950 silver content or 2nd for .800 or better silver content. The silversmith mark is most likely for Albert Deflon, Paris circa 1907-1920.
YES, a PAIR here, hard to find. This listing is one of several superb antique and vintage sterling silver napkin rings that we're adding today (and in the weeks ahead) so be sure to browse our current offerings to build a collection fit for royalty :). We’ve amassed over 100 great old mostly French sterling napkin rings over the years and I’m working on them now. They're great mixed & matched around your table, wonderful to find a set of twelve or more matching pieces but who could be so lucky. And, isn't it much neater if all are unique, each with a history...a story of its own! We have rococo style napkin rings, guilloche style machined or engraved napkin rings, French Empire style napkin rings, personalized napkin rings with the original owners’ names on them… Just a massive array of styles and aesthetically unbeatable! Browse and enjoy, they’re all so lovely and sure to add to your fine dining experience (and that of your guests, too)!
Very good condition. Each weighs 28 grams so 56 grams total. Both are in fine condition as you can see from the images with one having a small ding to the top rim just above the monogram medallion. Some slight surface scuffing possible. See pictures for measurements.
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Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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