A lovely pair of antique French sterling silver & engraved glass tazza centerpieces. The glass trays are beautifully engraved with lily of the valley flowers, tracery and acanthus leafs. Further enhanced with a 16-point cut sunburst to the center. Both pieces feature exquisite French sterling silver fittings comprising of a sterling rim and pedestal base elegantly patterned with an egg and dart motif. Fully hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of 950/1000 (of 95% pure silver and a higher finesse than .925 sterling). Also bearing maker's marks for silversmith Paul Foucard, active from 1913 to 1919 at 48 rue Charlot in Paris. In overall good condition with general wear, no chips or cracks. Both have a small indention to the very bottom edge of the base, as shown. Measuring 8 3/4" diameter, 2 3/4" height.