Antique mid-19th Century French solid silver-gilt exceptional presentation tea cup. The silver is profusely decorated with flowers, laurel swags, bow ribbons and beaded boarders, the porcelain cup applied with royal blue glaze and gilded rim, the stunning set comes in its original presentation box. The top of the box and saucer decorated with a crown, undoubtedly this set was presented as a gift to a noble french family as perhaps a wedding gift.
Hallmarked French silver (950 standard, used 1838-present), Paris, Marks for Maison Odiot - Charles Nicolas Odiot (active 1827-1869), each base stamped "ODIOT A PARIS". Charles Nicolas Odiot inherited the direction of Odiot in 1827 and was purveyor of silverware by appointment to His Majesty the King Louis-Philippe and to the Royal Family of Orleans, excelling in the revived rocaille style.SIZES:
CUP: Height: 6.5cm, Width: 12 x 9cm
SAUCER: Height: 1cm, Width: 16.5cm
SPOON: Length: 15cm, Width: 3cm
Total Weight: 1250g
Antique 19th Century Victorian solid silver large and impressive wine ewer, the body beautifully hand engraved with stylised leaves and scrolls, the leaf capped double scroll handle with squeeze lever to open the hinged lid, mounted with a floral finial. The four cartooches are engraved "Glasgow Bowlers Champion Cup 1862", "Won by Ringston Bowling Club, Hugh Fulton President", other names and the Glasgows Coat of arms. Hallmarked English Silver (925 Standard), Glasgow, year 1861 (Q), Makers mark WCS (William Clarke Shaw).
SIZE: Height: 36cm, Width: 16cm, Weight: 890g
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