Exquisite Belle Epoque era French sterling silver and gilt vermeil service of 12 teaspoons or coffee spoons by silversmith Eugene Lefebvre. The handles are richly decorated in neoclassical style ornamentation, with a finely detailed motif embellished in gold vermeil accents throughout. Featuring ribbon and reed handles terminating to flower filled urns and stylized acanthus, the backs with laurel leaves and flourishes. The bowls finished in gold vermeil. Fully hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of 950/1000 of 95% pure silver and a higher finesse than.In overall good antique condition with general wear commensurate with use and age. The spoons measure 5 length. Total silver weight 229.4 grams. Housed in the original wooden presentation box. The box measures 11 3/8" x 9" x 2 1/8. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description.
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Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Gold Vermeil 12 Teaspoons, Moka Coffee Tea Spoons" is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.