19c Antique French Sterling Silver Oyster Fork Set 12pc W/box 950 Minerva Cake For Sale
19C Antique French Sterling Silver Oyster Fork Set By Henri Gabert 1882-1901 Elegant Guilloche Engraving 12pc Set "JS" w/Box!
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This offering is for a fabulous Antique French Sterling Silver Oyster Fork Set of 12 pieces in its original presentation box! The forks are made of finest quality French sterling silver .950 purity, both blade and handle. The decoration to the handle is in elegant Neo-Classical style, having gorgeous raised foliage accents on the both ends, guilloche machine-engraving on the smooth surface. On the front side of the handle has hand engraved round cartouche, with elegant interlaced monogram probably "JS". The set is originally for oyster, but today it is extremely versatile, perfect for starter, cake or fruit!
As hallmarks we have The French Minerva No.1 on the blade and the handle, which guaranteed the finest quality French sterling silver .950 purity, used in Paris since 1838. This is one of the best quality sterling silver in the world, higher than standard .925 sterling silver. The maker's mark is that of "Henri Gabert", 112 rue de Turenne, a renown silversmith worked in Paris from 1882 till 1901.
Each fork measures 5.5" (14cm) long x 0.8" (2.2cm) wide, weight 12pc total 8.78 oz (249g.) The box measures 13" (32.8cm) x 8.9" (22.8cm) x 1.9" (5cm) Weight total 12pc + box: 32.7 oz (929g.)
This fabulous Oyster Fork Set is in Excellent Condition, less than usual light scratches from long years of light use. The box is in good used condition, there are some stains on inside liner, but opens/closes as it should. Please refer the detail photos I added.
You will not want to miss this fabulous set - it waits your offers, without reserve price! I am absolutely sure that this handsome wine cup will brighten your collection. Don't miss out!
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19c Antique French Sterling Silver Oyster Fork Set 12pc W/box 950 Minerva Cake: $482