Direct from Paris a Gorgeous 5pc. Louis XVI 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set by France's Premier Silversmiths Jacques and Pierre Cardeilhac (Christofle), Silversmiths to the Aristocracy of Europe, Includes a Sterling Silver Hot Chocolate Server and Large Silver Plated Serving Tray, Circa 1890s. Founded in 1830, Christofle is famed for its elegant, traditional styling and legendary quality. As "Silversmith to the King," Christofle has been France's premier supplier of fine silver since the days of Louis-Philippe. In 1842, Christofle was authorized to stamp its hallmark on tableware and flatware to guarantee the quality of its products.Working exclusively in the multi-patented Sterling Silver of the highest quality, the Christofle artisans skillfully handcraft each piece with the fine workmanship that has made this brand a legend. Renowned for its elegant styling and the legendary quality of its products. This set is an exemplary testimony of their excellence.

The majestic Coffee Pot is an amazing 24.50 cm. high to the top of the lid, 21.00 cm. across from the tip of the spout to the end of the handle and weights 815 grams. It is stamped with the Cardeilhac Signature Sterling Silver Hallmark as well as the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 Hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver. The magnificent Tea Pot is approximately 21.00 cm. in height to the top of the lid, roughly 23.50 cm. across from the tip of the spout to the end of the handle and weighs 772 Grams. It is stamped with the Cardeilhac Signature Sterling Silver Hallmark as well as the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 Hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver. There is some restoration work that has been done on the Teapot but it is barely visible. The Cream Pitcher (gold plated interior) stands approximately 14.00 cm. high to the top of the handle, Measures 13.00 cm. across from the end of the handle to the tip of the Spout and Weights 333 grams. It is stamped with the Cardeilhac Signature Sterling Silver Hallmark as well as the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 Hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver. The sturdy Hot Chocolate Server (different pattern) is roughly 20.50 cm. high to the top of the lid, measures approximately 22.50 cm. across to the tip of the handle and weights 561 grams. It is stamped with the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 Hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 Sterling silver in addition to the George Falkenberg sterling silver manufacturer's hallmark. The magnificent Sugar Bowl, with gold plated (Vermeil) Interior, stands roughly 17.50 cm. high to the top of the lid, measures approximately 15.00 cm. across to the tips of the handles and weights 627 grams. It is stamped with the Cardeilhac Signature Sterling Silver Hallmark as well as the French Government's Head of the Minerva 1 Hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 Sterling Silver. The massive Serving Tray is silver-plated bronze and measures 73.50 cm. in length to the tips of the handles, 46.00 cm. wide and weights an astounding 4,200 grams. It is in very good condition with only slight wearing of the silver-plate on the underside and is stamped with the manufacturer's hallmark "A.V. (Vayrat)"

ITEM ID
ChristofleTea-170521
TYPE
Holloware
COLOR
Gold, Silver
CREATOR
Christofle
STYLE
Louis XVI
ORIGIN
France • French
AGE
Late 19th Century
PURPOSE
Sugar Bowls, Tableware, Tea Sets, Teapots, Trays
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Christofle (Cardeilhac) 6pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Tea / Coffee Set

$13,989

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