A grand scale French sterling silver chocolate cup and saucer. The chocolate/coffee/tea cup rests on four legs with ball feet. Decorated with precise Guilloche engraving a set this large is difficult to come by. Impressive indeed!
The saucer is just a bit under 7” and could be used alone for serving small desserts or chocolates. The pair together weight 346 grams.
French, Circa 1860 bearing marks 1st. Titre or .950 silver and the maker’s punch of Piault, Paris (une couronne royale)
Measurements; saucer, 6 7/8" in diameter; cup, from feet to top of handle 3 1/2 high, 4 1/4" in diameter. Weight 346 grams
Condition report; Very good, one small ding in the tray near inside edge and one on the outside edge of tray