An antique set of French sterling silver lamb cutlet or bone holders for individual servings. The clamp holds the bone while the diner uses the silver handle there by keeping one’s hands clean. Pure French, pure luxury the holders take dining to another level. They are decorated with shells and small flowers in the Louis XV style. The six holders have a soft warm patina and are in very good condition.
They do come with their presentation box which offers protection and storage.
French, C 1900 hallmarked the French Minerva No.1 which guarantees .950 purity of sterling silver. Makers mark is still being researched
Measurements; 5 ½” long
Condition Report; Very good, small screws in working order. Minor surface scratches in accordance with age and use. The box is a bit worn on the outside and there are some stains on the interior from tarnish.
Antique French Silver Lamb Cutlet Holders ‘Manches à Cotelettes’, Set of Six