Elegant antique French sterling silver 2" napkin ring, 95% pure silver with ornate machined or engraved guilloche style decoration including geometric block shapes and scrolling bands, a floral accented medallion with interlaced “MR" or "RM" monogram and "2, Juin 1901" engraved inscription inside! Stamped with the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, it's somewhat obscured by the pattern but the tiny number "1" within that mark means it's 1st quality for .950 or better silver content (at least 95% pure and higher than the .925 standard for "sterling" silver). The silversmith mark is for Henri Soufflot, Paris circa 1884-1910.
YES, a single here but 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. This one weighs 36 grams and is in fine condition as you can see from the images. Some slight surface and edge scuffing and there is some visible tarnish in the machined decoration. See pictures for measurements.
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring, Guilloche Style Decoration, "MR" Monogram
$207 $275 SALE