Antique French PUIFORCAT Sterling SIlver 4pc Christening Flatware Set, "Arnauld". Antique French PUIFORCAT Hallmarked Sterling Silver 4pc Christening Flatware Set, Original Box, "Coquille" Seashell Pattern.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. Wonderful antique French PUIFORCAT sterling silver single service christening flatware set, "coquille" or seashell pattern with "Arnauld" inscribed handles and original fitted storage and/or presentation box! A lovely 4pc place setting for one, surely meant as a christening gift though the pieces themselves are more of a luncheon size than that meant for a child. The handles all have the seashell or "coquille" pattern, beautifully engraved with the "Arnauld" dedication. All pieces bear the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, the tiny number "1" within those marks means they're in. 950 silver 95% pure and higher than the.
925 standard for "sterling" silver. The silversmith marks are for the world renowned House of PUIFORCAT (Emile Puiforcat, "EP", Paris from 1857), now owned by Hermes, Paris and known throughout their history for only the finest of the fine, makers to royalty.Good to very good condition. There is some dimpling to the knife handle and it appears the original steel blade has been sharpened down to an imperfect shape but still usable. One of the fork tines is slightly shorter than the others.
The box is in fine shape, a burgundy or cordovan leatherette with gilt embossed decoration and a gold stamp on the inside of the lid that reads "M Martin Joaillerie, Rue Halevy 8, Paris". See pictures for all measurements. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important!We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues. We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in this country: US.
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