In beautiful condition ...no dents or scratches this stunning Tastevin has the French Silver Mark for the top 950 grade Silver. The Regional Hallmarks are tiny and difficult to see but look to be the Boar & Crab marks for PARIS. The Tastevin has a fabulous Double Headed Serpent (an Amphisbaena) handle plus lovely gadrooned and bubble decoration to the inner bowl......these indented areas allow the Wine to Breathe as it is swirled. The diameter of the bowl excluding the ring handle is 2 1/4 inches, or 3 1/4" including handle. Weight is 27.7 grams. Very well priced for it's outstanding condition and in 950 grade Silver.
At Molloy's MEGA ANTIQUES CENTRE, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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