Description

    A French Empire Silver Gilt Dessert Set

    Unidentified makers, Paris, France
    1798-1809
    Silver gilt and mother-of-pearl
    Marks: (rooster with 1), (emperor's head with 85), (caduceus with JT), (scissors with JA)
    7.75 inches high
    74.6 ounces (gross)

    The silver gilt dessert service comprising 12 forks and 12 spoons, each with cast holly berry and leaf decoration at the terminal, monogrammed to the reverse D; plus 12 fruit knives with mother-of-pearl handles, gilt blades and tips. All in original green tooled leather fitted case.


    Condition Report*:

    very minor surface wear

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    November, 2007
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
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