Offered for your consideration here is this fabulous Antique French Sterling Silver Flatware Set. The set comprising Fork, Spoon and Knife. The fork and spoon have elegant Double-Fillet pattern on the handle, and true to classic French style, the bowl and tines are extremely large. Hand-engraved interlaced monogram CF on the handle. Hallmarked French Minerva No.1 mark used in Paris since 1838, guarantees 950/1000 purity sterling silver (higher than standard 925 sterling) and silversmith maker mark of Henri Chenailler, 56 rue Meslay, Paris, was active through 1867-1884. The knife is adorned with sterling silver ferrule in gorgeous Rococo style. The blade marked SABATIER RUE ST HONORE 84 A PARIS.
Measurements & Condition
Fork 21 cm (8.3 inch) long x 2.8 cm (1.1 inch) wide. Spoon 21.3 cm (8.4 inch) long x 4.4 cm (1.7 inch) wide. Knife 25 cm (9.8 inch) long x 2.5 cm (1 inch) wide. Total weight of sterling silver 166.6 grams (5.88 oz)
The spoon and fork are in Excellent Condition considering their age. Less than usual age-related light scratch marks. The knife has two hairline cracks on the handle, and some stains on the blade, should be cleaned or polished. Please refer the detail photos I added.
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