French Sterling Silver & Glass Cruet Set Figural Marked 950 fine c1818
French Sterling Silver with Cut Glass Bottles Cruet Set with Figural Post & Lion Paw Feet Marked Paris Guarantee & 950 fine c1809-19. Presented is a stunning French solid silver Cruet set with cut glass bottles. It has a great ring handle above a fruit filled bowl atop a figural ladies bust post similar to the gallery holders for bottles all resting on four lion paw feet. It is in lovely condition with only some minor dings and some scratches in the silver and a great period light engraved mixed script monogram in the center of the post on one side. The cut glass bottles appear to be original to the set and have only some flea-bite nicks and some fine scratches from use and care. It is an amazing set with a delicate design and an excellent example of the silversmiths art. It is a great addition for the silver collector and a useful beautiful piece for almost any table service or setting. I have an interesting assortment of items listed so please look at my other auctions. Tray 12 ¾ inches tall, 8 ½ inches x 5 3/8 inches across. Bottles - 9 inches high, 2 5/8 inches wide. Silver Alone 21 ounces on my postal scale 596 grams. Glass Bottles 23.6 ounces on my postal scale 670 grams. Condition : some dings, a period mixed letter script monogram on post on one side, some light scratches, glass has only some flakes and flea-bite nick, no cracks that I can see, some some residue in bottles from previous use. This is my hobby and I do it for fun and a little spare cash.
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The item "French Sterling Silver & Glass Cruet Set Figural Marked 950 fine c1818" is in sale since Tuesday, June 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "lee2015" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1800-1849
- Composition: Sterling Silver