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Antique French .950 Silver 5-Piece Carving Service with Gigot in Box

$1,800

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A finely-chased French .950 fine silver five-piece carving service comprising a caving knife, a carving fork (with adjustable resting stand for raising it off of the table), a serving fork with bone tines, a serving spoon with bone bowl, and a handle for holding a leg of lamb ("manche a gigot"). The carving knife is marked "Paris" and the manche a gigot has a trefoil tightening screw. The pieces are also marked with indistinct initials. Each piece is stamped with the Minerva No. 1 hallmark indicating .950 river fineness. Custom box included.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.75 in. (4.45 cm)Width: 14.25 in. (36.2 cm)Depth: 9.25 in. (23.5 cm)
  • Style
    Napoleon III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good overall condition, with minor wear, scratches and dents to silver, consistent with age and use; box has various scratches and dings, the silk hinges are worn.
  • Seller Location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: #1511stDibs: U0904238385196

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  • Shipping
    Ships From: Pembroke, MA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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