Antique French Hallmarked Silver Vermeil 15pc Teaspoon, Tongs + Set, Boulle Box. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent.
We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Fabulous complete antique French vermeil or 18k gold on sterling silver 15pc tea serving set including 12 teaspoons, teapot strainer, tea scoop & sugar tongs, all beautifully preserved in the original Napoleon III Boulle inlaid ebony presentation box! The first thing you see here is the extent to which the maker or retailer went in the presentation of the contents. A truly superb old box, in jet black ebony or ebonized walnut veneers and accented with natural shell & reticulated brass "Boulle" inlay. Inside are an equally opulent collection of old French vermeil implements, the complete tea service to compliment your existing tray, pot, and elegant old French Limoges cups & saucers (dripping with raised gold enamel for sure).The French Minerve or Minerva hallmark on all pieces, 2nd titre designating. 800 or better silver content so their not quite at the. LB' silversmith marks but I've not found further reference c. An exquisite addition to your existing fine silver service or French vermeil tea set! The exterior of the box does show a few signs of its age, a few small surface marks and a very slight inward bend to the lower front wood panel (the panel with key hole).
No missing or replaced inlays that I can see though, beautiful boulle! Original fitted interior and linings but there is some spot staining or darkening in the bottom portion. No damage or repairs to any of the silver though, all as pristine as can be!
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We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replacable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Listing created with eLister 3.1.2 for Macintosh.The item "Antique French Hallmarked Silver Vermeil 15pc Teaspoon, Tongs + Set, Boulle Box" is in sale since Friday, May 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California.
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