Thick & heavy for their size, each bears the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, the tiny number 1 within those marks means theyre in. 950 silver 95% pure so higher than the. 925 standard for sterling silver.The silversmith marks are, of course, for the long lauded House of Puiforcat (EP, Emile Puiforcat). PUIFORCAT, successor to Jean-Baptiste Fuchs c. 1843, the pinnacle of French silver really and among a handful of names that are recognizable the world over. A long, lauded history of only the finest of the fine and silversmiths to royalty over the years. Now owned by Hermes of Paris, a name & reputation that also needs no explanation.
Very good to excellent condition. Some faint wear to the vermeil in the raised decoration is visible though all are as delicious as can be still. No bends, damage or repairs to note.
They do come in the box shown though its not original to the set. See pictures for weights and measurements. We're easy to deal with.Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable.
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The item "Antique French PUIFORCAT 18k Gold on Sterling Silver 12pc Demitasse Teaspoon Set" is in sale since Friday, August 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.