19c Antique French Sterling Silver Punch Ladle Fruit Server Spoon Original Wood
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19c Antique French Sterling Silver Punch Ladle Fruit Server Spoon Original Wood:
Early 19C Antique French Sterling Silver Punch Ladle
By Jean-Baptiste-Waast Harleux C.1835
Elegant Serving Piece Original Wood Handle
Offered for your consideration is an elegant Antique French Sterling Silver Punch Ladle from early 19th Century. The maker of this fabulous ladle is Jean-Baptiste-Wast Harleux, worked in Paris since 1834. The punch ladle has its original wooden handle, having beautiful spiral shape. The bowl is nicely decorated with classic fluted shape, having two side spouts, and further embellished with spiral decor on the stem. No monogram engraving, very good condition and ready for your service.
As hallmarks we have The French Michel-Ange No.1 mark (Vieillard), which guaranteed the finest quality French sterling silver .950 purity, used in Paris between 1819-1838. This is one of the best quality sterling silver in the world, higher than standard .925 sterling silver. There are also two guarantee mark of Paris, and the maker's mark is that of "Jean-Baptiste-Waast Harleux" 15 rue du Hurleur, worked in Paris since 1834 (the date of mark struck-off is unknown.)
15 3/8" (39cm) long x 3 3/4" (9.8cm) wide at bowl, weight 1.70 oz (48.1g) The ladle is in very good to excellent condition considering its age. The sterling top is in quite excellent condition less than usual light scratches from long years of light use. The wood handle can see some tunnels of woodworm, a part of evidence of the age. Please refer the detail photos I added. A treasure from the past in your present! This sale starts with only $1, without any reserve price. Please take a look at detail photos I added, and have a happy offerding!
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