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Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box

Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box

Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box    Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box
Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Gorgeous & RARE antique French sterling silver 27pc dessert &'cafe' service initially given to someone by France's last Emperor, Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie (bears the mark on the box, confirming this as a Royal gift), an elegant collection of twelve each in teaspoons and knives with fluted rat-tail style pattern, matching sifter ladle, sugar tongs & tea strainer and all kept in the original gilt embossed crown top black leather storage or presentation box! All pieces, except the tea strainer, bear the French Minerve or Minerva marking, the tiny number "1" designates.

950 silver content 95% pure, higher than the. 925 standard for sterling silver. Silversmith marks are for Philippe Berthier, Paris c. A mid-1800s Louis Philippe era set and all pieces, including that beautiful box, are in fabulous condition! A set you and your guests will be honored to use, one that you'll find extra occasions to get out and impress!

As you can see, all pieces are in wonderful shape! No dents or damage to note though there is a bit of tarnish or corrosion visible on the original steel blades (knives).

The tea strainer appears to be original but may be a replacement. Image Hosting by Ruby Lane.

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We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replacable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Listing created with eLister 3.1.2 for Macintosh. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box" is in sale since Sunday, November 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Composition: Sterling Silver
  • Maker: French
  • Type: Flatware - Sets
  • Age: 1850-1899

Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box    Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert & Coffee Service, Crown Top Storage Box