Fabulous antique Belle Epoque era French sterling silver 61 piece flatware set by the silversmith Henri Soufflot. This set consists of a four piece place setting for 12 plus a serving piece. Includes 12 sterling silver dinner forks, 12 sterling silver dinner spoons, 12 dessert or luncheon forks, 12 dessert/luncheon spoons, 12 tea or coffee spoons, and a soup ladle. Featuring fiddle shaped handles decorated with strapping and elegant foliage. Monogrammed with interlaced initials CA or AC. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark. In use from 1838, the mark indicates a silver content of .950/1000 (95% silver and a higher grade than the standard .925 for sterling). Maker's marks for Henri Soufflot, 1884-1910 at 89 rue de Turbigo, Paris. Complete and in the original wooden chest with gorgeous red felt lined interior. Decorated with a brass handle and escutcheon cartouche with working lock and key. In overall good antique condition with general wear/surface scratches commensurate with use and age. Total silver weight is 3740.9 grams.

Measurements:
12 Dinner forks, 8 1/2" length

12 Dinner spoons, 8 1/2"

12 Luncheon/Dessert forks, 7 1/4"

12 Luncheon/Dessert spoons, 7 1/4"

12 Tea/coffee spoons, 5 3/8"

Ladle, 13" length x 3 5/8" wide bowl

Box measures 17" x 10 5/8" x 5 1/2" height

ITEM ID
SL-2583
TYPE
Flatware
COLOR
Red, Silver
STYLE
Belle Époque
ORIGIN
France • French
AGE
19th Century
PURPOSE
Boxes, Dessert Spoons, Dinner Forks, Dinnerware, Flatware, Forks, Gravy Ladles, Ladles, Serving Spoons, Soup Ladles, Spoons, Teaspoons
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Antique French Sterling Silver 61pc Flatware Set, Service for 12, Dinner / Luncheon / Dessert, In Wooden Chest

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