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Wine Taster, French Silver by Christofle


Pair of UK Sterling Table SALT & PEPPER Shakers


Pair of Table Salt & Pepper Shakers


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Book, History of Wine Tasters through the Centuries by René Mazenot

I am Offering this invaluable Collector's Book entitled 'Le Tastevin à travers les siècles' by René Mazenot, which contains 288 pages including numerous Illustrations all relating to Wine Tasters. Invaluable for Dealers, Collectors and anyone interested in Wine &/or Wine Tasters. The inception of the Wine Taster with it's changing Style and Form is carefully documented. Last printed, 1977 and now Out of Print and out of Circulation.

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Book Mark, 'Marque Page' in Silver by CHRISTOFLE
Orfèverie Christofle, Paris France

Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Original creation by the Christofle Silver Workshop in Paris, France in Silver which has been coated to prevent Tarnish. Please, click on the smaller photo to see a larger photo with more Details. The workmanship of the Silversmith with it's Contemporary & creative Style and unmistakeably Christofle Quality of this famous Parisian Firm of Silversmiths. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding.

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CHRISTOFLE BOOK on Christofle by David Rosenberg, 2006

I am Offering this invaluable New Hard Cover Book entitled 'CHRISTOFLE' by David Rosenberg, which contains 80 pages including Illustrations. Invaluable for Dealers, Collectors and anyone interested in Christofle Silver. Since its creation in the middle of the nineteenth century, Christofle has always been the Hallmark of a refined lifestyle. Furthermore, the innovations it triggered over the years have revolutionized the style, techniques, production and distribution methods of the Silversmiths craft and the Decorative Arts. An ardent observer of changing fashions and customs, the brand integrated into its works great artistic trends, such as Japonism and Art Nouveau, while associating with famous artists -Man Ray, Cocteau, Arman- and current designers, including Martin Szekely and Andrée Putman. Today, as in the past, whether it be at the table of Parisian emperors, princes and maharajahs, or families of lesser fame and fortune; whether in the palaces of Paris, London, New York, Cairo and Alexandria, on board the Orient Express, the Trans-Siberian Railway or transatlantic liners, guests continue to be served and honored with Christofle luxury items.

$34.95 including Free Shipping in the USA See Prices on eBay @$50+

BOOK on French SILVER from Louis XIV to Present

I am offering several Copies of this invaluable Book entitled 'Précis d'Orfèvrerie Ancienne' which contains 150 pages including illustrations of all types of Silver, its evolution as well as the development of Form, Line and Style. Written by Arnould de Charette, Expert agrée U.F.E. in 1957 and sold out and Reprinted in 1986. Invaluable for Dealers, Collectors and anyone interested in French Silver. The Book, for example, lists the Principal Paris Silversmiths AND the Hallmarks from 1838 to the end of the 19th Century. On P.31, e.g. Charles CHRISTOFLE is featured. Also illustrated are photos of the evolution of design for Wine Tasters. Sells on eBay France for 36,00 Euros.

$34.95 including Free Shipping in the USA See Prices on eBay @$60+

DICTIONARY of French Hallmarks & Silversmiths

Available, is this invaluable 'Expansion Ring-Bound Copy' of the out-of-print 'Dictionnaire des Poinçons d'Orfèvrerie' which contains 166 pages including illustrations of Hallmarks, Names & Addresses of French silversmiths including their addresses, their successors and covers a period from the 18th century until the mid 19th century. Invaluable to Dealers, Collectors and anyone interested in French Silver. The Book lists the Famous Silversmiths, e.g. Christofle, Puiforcat, Odiot etc. plus a great number of lesser known French Silversmtihs. Europeans refer to this Dictionary as the 'Bible of French Silver Hallmarks.

CD contains two Digitized versions of the 166 page, world famous 'Dictionary of Silver Hallmarks & Silversmiths' (Dictionnaire des Poincons d'Orfevrerie).

$33.88 Price includes, Free double CD with PDF Format + Free US Book Rate Postage

Antique CHRISTOFLE Silver CATALOG including GALLIA Rare, Circa 1935

Antique Christofle & Gallia CATALOGUE of Silver from Paris showing both CHRISTOFLE and the newly acquired GALLIA Collection of Silver & Tableware. I am having this 30 page Catalogue prepared in PDF format which allows you to save it on your computer and reference it anywhere, anytime you like. Easier to thumb through, make photos etc. Collectors, Dealers, or anyone owning or thinking of owning Christofle will be interested in the various displayed Models. Photos include the rare Knife Rests of both Christofle & Gallia.

Scarce Book, 'The World of ART DECO' dated 1971

Out of Print, scarce is this Book from The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, by Bevis Hillier. Contains 16 Color Plates, over 300 Illustrations & Descriptions. Publisher, E.P. DUTTON. Some topics are, Silver, Ceramics, Glass, Paintings & Drawings, Books & Bindings, Posters, Costumes, Textiles, Jewelry, Architecture, Interior Design, Plastics etc.

$125 Sorry, RESERVED for Scott

BOOK / PAGE MARK, Antique French Silver & Ivory

Beautifully designed in genuine antique IVORY with French Stelring SILVER Mounts, wonderfully detailed and very practical is this PAGE Marker as well as being quite unique. French Silver Hallmark, 'Sanglier' or Wild Boar. Comes in its original Presentation Box and Silk Ribbon. Condition & Quality are prisitine as is the Box. Dimensions: 5" long x 7/8" wide and the Box is 5.75" long.

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'ANTIQUE WINE BOTTLES' by Roger Dumbrell, Scarce out of Print Edition

Understanding Antique Wine Bottles by Roger Dumbrell covers the evolution of the English wine bottle from the early 17th century to the end of the 19th century. Out of print and collectible in it's own right, this undisputed often called the 'bible' of early glass and sealed wine bottles includes 338pp profusely & lavishly illustrated with 122 plates and numerous line drawings, this is the essential reference book for all those interested in this fascinating area of glass & bottle collecting. Black and white photos and line drawings of early shaft and globe, onion, mallet, cylinder bottles, nailsea, bladder, kidney and other european bottle shapes. The book contains an illustrative section on seals and also a guide to rarity. Hardcover and dustjacket, 1992 Edition. SEE eBay item #6212114012 Price $300 and another Sold as item #6960777695.