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4 Different Pairs of French Silver Asparagus Servers

Service Hors d'Oeuvres, or for Foie Gras this unique outstanding 4pc Service in it's original handmade and fitted presentation Box, created & brought to life by an exceptional Parisian French Silversmith, Pierre Gavard & made in 1866 for Royalty, a Marquis and engraved and decorated in the Art of the Silversmith. Holding and using this Service is being part of History. The Quality is exceptional and any Silver Collector knows how rare and unique this Service is. It is both practical and Collectible and almost impossible to find today. Please view the Photos as each piece was handmade and not like later examples, the Handles of each piece are solid silver, not hollow. Dimensions: vary and in the larger photo Lengths and weight of Silver are given. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY overall are excellent with an earlier trace of restauration to the Fork. Très beau travail d'orfèvrerie.

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Antique FISH SERVERS in massive .950 Silver, Napoléon III Circa 1870 by BOIVIN 19th Century- by Lappara, RARE

Antique 2 pc Fish SERVING PIECES in solid French .950 Silver in near pristine condition. Normally the Handles on serving pieces are Silver but Hollow, not these. The Knife & Fork are very heavy, (290gr) and each is very very beautifully decorated & engraved. The Silver work on the Handles is exquisite & decorated on both sides. Made by Parisian Silversmith 'BOIVIN' who received his French Authority or, Installed in 1897. Reference is P. 144 Dictionnaire des Poinçons, d’Orfèvrerie. Also, French Minerve N°1 Hallmark indicating its the finest French Silver, finer than Sterling (Reference is the Silver Book, "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199). Dimensions: Server 31, cm long & Fork 28, cmlong. Practical as well as very Collectible. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Très beau travail d'orfèvrerie

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18th Century Sterling Silver SAUCE LADLES, 1788 by Summer, London

Superb, RARE 18th Century SERVING PIECES, a Pair of Gravy Sauce Ladles in solid English Sterling Silver in near pristine condition. Normally the Handles on serving pieces are Silver but Hollow, not these. Each is very very beautifully decorated with a simple yet exquiste Beaded design the full length of the Handles & not monogramed or engraved. Made by sought after London Silversmith 'SUMMER' who died in 1805. These were made nearly 30 years before his demise. HALLMARKS : Lion for .925 Purity of Sterling Silver + crowned Leopard for handcrafted in London, England + Date Letter n + George III cameo portrait & finally. WS for the maker. DETAILS: 180 mm long with combined weight of 90 grams. Practical as well as very Collectible. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. SEE item #190292942400 a 19th Century later Pair which Sold for $180 Très beau travail d'orfèvrerie and the Price on Request DB#218

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4 Different Pairs of French Silver Asparagus Servers

Anyone who has searched for Asparagus Servers knows how difficult it is to find greaat examples never mind a choice of several or more in the same Shop. As well it is hard to find a choice of ASPARAGUS SERVERS in solid French Sterling Silver and fine Plated Silver from England or France. I have at least 6 at the moment in my Collection, 4 of which are shown in the Photo with each numbered so that you can find an example that pleases you and I will provide you with the Details and the Price. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY of each are excellent. Dimensions: vary and as each Pair is Numbered in the larger photo simply ask me about the Pair you are interested in. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY overall are excellent. Très beau travail d'orfèvrerie.

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Antique XIXth Century Silver LIQUEUR Service, Goblets & Tray

Extraordinary Antique Service for Liqueur, Vodka, Cordials with 11 fabulous Gobles & matching Tay. Each piece, the Goblets and the Tray are Hallmarked by Silversmith T&C & TS, see Photos. Very good weight and gauge. Total wsieght of the Service is approximately 360 grams. This Service is simply beautiful. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering their age & use. DB#331

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BERRY SPOON, English Georgian 18th Century English Sterling Silver & Vermeil, 1772

Extraordinarily beautiful, heavy, decorative and very practical Berry Spoon in massive English Sterling Silver & Vermeil or Gilt. Handmade by one of the most illustrious English Georgian Silversmiths, Thomas CHAWNER. See the larger Photos for more Details & Dimensions. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are are outstandinly beautiful considering its Age, 238 years old & its Use. DB#252

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Antique XIXth Century JAM SPOONS London, 1935 Sterling Silver

Antique heavy Pair of handmade Sterling Silver JAM SPOONS quite scarce. Hallmarked by Silversmith W & S. Very good weight and superb gauge, each weighs an impressive 16 grams and each is clearly Hallmarked for London, 1935. They are Strong Spoons with good thick Stems and excellent Bowls. They are simply beautiful. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering their age & use. PLEASE check price of 1 Salt Spoon in Metal not Sterling. LESS THAN THE PRICE OF 1 Man's Tie. RESERVED for Margaret in Santa Monica.

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Antique Fabulous XIXth Century LADLE Serving Spoon SILVER

Very heavy serving LADLE for Soup or Punch in solid Silver, Stamped with the French Minerve Head N°1 indicating .950/1000 quality Silver (finer than Sterling) and the Hallmark of the Silversmith which is illegible. All of the decoration is in Relief. Weighs an incredible 270 grams (9oz) and is 13" (32,5cm) Long. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent but needs a cleaning.

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XIXth Century CHRISTOFLE SUGAR CASTER 'Saupoudreuse' Beautiful Model

Antique French Sugar Caster or Dispenser or Saupoudreuse in Silver and beautifully detailed Baccarat Crystal. Rare model in near pristine condition with no chips, nicks etc. Quite tall, heavy and beautifully designed. Top, is adjustable for dispensing the quanity of sugar desired and then it is automatic. Clearly Hallmarked by Christofle in Paris with a total of 4 Silver Hallmarks, " O Scales C + CHRISTOFLE + FRANCE + O Chess knight C" and, 6.5" Tall. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Please, do not confuse with later copies.

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Antique SALAD SERVERS, Art Deco French Sterling Silver Circa 1930

Wonderful 1930's Set of Servers for Salad. Note the unusual design for the Fork and corresponding Spoon. French Minerve N°1 Hallmark indicating its the finest French Silver, finer than Sterling, (Reference is the Silver Book, "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199) Hallmarked as well by the Silversmith. Serving Ends are in Gilded Silver (18K gold) or vermeil. Comes in its original Box. CONDITION WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are pristine. Dimensions:

$440

Sterling Silver COFFEE SPOONS, Art Deco Period, (1920-1935) Continental

Handmade and beautifully engraved set of 6 sterling Silver Coffee Spoons in their original Box. Hallmarked with the Silversmith's Mark 'WEMPE + Apple + 800 + Figure'. (see Photos) Engraved on the back 'H.Dannemann'. Dimensions: about 5" (12,5cm) Long. About 60 grams. Made I believe in 1916 because of the date in the Box. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

$155

Rare, French FRUIT JUICER, Antique

Gorgeous turn of the Century heavily plated Silver fruit JUICER with unique and unusual design. No dents, dings or repairs and numbered: 35990 on the base. Click on photo for more pics. Dimensions: about 6.25 " from thumb rest to end of spout x 2.5" high. Provenance: Chateau de Grillière, Richelieu, France. Probably made by Ercuis, Gallia/Christofle or similar quality Silversmiths. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Perfect for the Bar or Kitchen.

$225

Antique CHRISTOFLE Silver SAUCIERE, Sauce Pan, Art Deco (1920-1935)

Wonderful looking, heavy and very practical Sauce Pan & Server (Saucière) made by Christofle Paris. Designed for pouring from each end, you can separate and allow the Service of either the thick or the thin Sauce or 'Gras'. May be used as a brandy warmer. Stamped 'Christofle France' + 'Collection Gallia'. Dimensions: Bowl 8.1" Long x 4.5" Wide x 2.5" High or Deep x 6" long Handle. Handle is not loose. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

$275

Antique CHRISTOFLE FISH SERVICE XIXth Century, Napoléon III Circa 1870

Hard to find Christofle from the XIXth Century & particularly in pristine condition with original Silver. The Knife & Fork are quite heavy (300gr) and each is beautifully engraved with Mythical Dolphins, Bull Rushes & underwater scenery. The Silver work on the Handles is exquisite. Made by Christofle Founder, Charles Christofle & created by Christofle when it was important to create a work of art. Hallmarked on the handles & the Blades with the Early "Christofle + C bumblebee C & Scales". The Handles are decorated on both sides. Dimensions: Knife 11" long & Fork 10" long. Practical as well as very Collectible.

$375

Antique SPRINKLER, SUGAR Spoon / SIFTER or 'Saupoudreuse', France Circa 1819

Magnificent and rare large French Sugar Sifter / Sprinkler (Belle Cuiller à saupoudrer) in solid Silver .950/1000 quality which is finer than Sterling and Gold Gilded with 18k Gold. Stamped with the French Silver Hallmark, 'Vieillard' Paris Circa 1819 + Hallmark of the Parisian Silversmith. Don't confuse this with later examples. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. 7 7/8" long & about 60 grams or +2 ounces.

$325

Antique Solid SILVER Soup/Punch 'LADLE', French XIXth Century, Circa 1850

Antique Silver LADLE, heavy weighing 8 oz+ (250 grams) and clearly Hallmarked with Counterpunches on the inside of the Bowl of the Spoon with the French Minerve N°1 indicating its the finest French Silver, finer than Sterling, (Reference is the Silver Book, "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199) Hallmarked as well by the Silversmith, the Letters 'A Sun & Star C' in a diamond Lozenge. CONDITION and QUALITY are excellent. Use it for Soup, Punch, Lemonade etc. Dimensions: 12.75" long. Beautiful 'Frame' Cartouche, raised or Relief Silver.

$325

Antique CHRISTOFLE Strawberry SPOON, XIXth Century RARE

Nearly impossible to find, extremely fine, antique Christofle plated Silver STRAWBERRY SPOON. Condition and Quality are exceptional. The Handle is decorated with Stawberries in very fine detail and the shovel portion is wide to accomodate the serving of this fruit. Back and front are detailed beautifully exhibiting the quality of old Christofle with the early Christofle Marks. This was a treasured object as the Silver is original with only very minor wear from use. Dimensions: 6.5" long & shovel is 4.1" wide. CONDITION & QUALITY are exceptional.

$375

Antique Napoléon III solid SILVER HOLDER/Handle for Gigot d'Agneau/Leg of Lamb

A Rare XIXth Century massive Silver Holder or Handle used for holding, carving and serving a Leg of Lamb. The handle is heavy and is beautifully carved with the screw and the rest being heavy plated silver and in excellent condition with some usage wear. The Silver work on the Handle is exquisite and considering its use, it is in near pristine condition. It is an unique piece which epitomizes the art of the French Silversmith. Hallmarked on the end of the handle with the Minerve forward 1 indicating that this silver is finer than Sterling. The Handle is decorated on both sides with detailed Heads and a decorative vase. It weighs over 180 grams & is 8.5" long. SOLD on eBay as item #6519451853

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Antique SILVER Gilt 4piece Service à Bonbons or Service à hors d#8217;oeuvres

Extremely fine XIXth Century French massive Silver 4 piece Condiment or Service 'Entremets' or Service à Hors d’œuvres with original Box. CONDITION & QUALITY are exceptional. Each piece is beautifully detailed and gilded in Gold and Hallmarked twice with the French Minerve N°1 Hallmark for .950/1000 quality which is finer than Sterling + the Hallmark of the Silversmith. Photos do not do justice to this service. Dimensions: 6.5" long and 4 pieces weighing about 110 grams.

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Antique Massive SILVER ASPARAGUS Tongs, Server, Napoléon III Circa 1870

Extremely fine XIXth Century solid Silver French ASPARAGUS Server in the form of Tongs. Dimensions: about 10" x 2". Completely original including rectangular Ring. Beautifully detailed, heavy, weighing about 195 grams and Hallmarked with the French Minerve N°1 on both the Ring and the Server, indicating silver quality higher than Sterling. Also marked with famous Paris Silvermaker's Marks for Granvigne, Tétard, "J Cep de vigne G". REFERENCE P. 85 Dictionnaire des Poinçons, d’orfèvrerie. CONDITION WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

$595

XIXth Century Corne/Bone & Massive Silver Desert/Fruit, Cheese Knives

Rare, Antique complete boxed set of solid silver and bone / corne handled knives. All of the silver is massive SILVER finer than Sterling, including the blades. CONDITION & QUALITY are exceptional with normal usage for its age. Each knife is stamped with the Silvermaker's mark + Head of Minerve N°1, French Silver Control Mark.

$575

Hors d’œuvres Dessert Service or Service à Bonbons, Sterling SILVER & Gold

XIXth century sterling silver and vermeil serving Set known as a "Service à hors d'oeuvres" or "Service à bonbons". Solid Silver with French Minerve N°1 Hallmark for .950/1000 quality which is finer than Sterling. Consists of Shovel, Fork, Sugar Snips and Strawberry or Berry Spoon. Dimensions: Length about 5 1/8" with Sugar Snips about 4.5"long. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

$359

Danish Sterling SILVER & Enamel COFFEE / Tea SPOONS

Boxed Vintage set of 6 Solid Silver Gilt Spoons, the handles with Blue and White enamel with tiny stars pattern and stamped on each, "TH. MARTHINSEN STERLING, NORWAY". 4" long. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

$145

Service à Bonbons or Service à Hors d’Oeuvres - Sterling SILVER & Vermeil

7 piece 19th century sterling silver and vermeil serving set known as a "Service à hors d'oeuvres" or "Service à bonbons" or Dessert Service, Antique Continental, Solid Silver with 18k Gold Vermeil. Dimensions: Large Spoon about 8.5" & Berry Spoon about 8 1/8" long. The Filigree work by the Silversmith is outstanding. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Rare to find 7 pieces.

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Antique ASPARAGUS (Pince) Server, Christofle XIXth Century RARE

Antique Christofle, France plated Silver Asparagus Server, (Pince d'Aspèrges) stamped Christofle + Christofle Hallmarks. Also known as Double Asparagus Tongs by Christofle, 6 1/4" x 3 3/8". Included in the Christofle catalog with the name in French "Pelle Double à Aspèrges. Gravee repercée (brevetée)" CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY excellent with wonderful Scroll Lettering in the central Cartouche.

$265

Antique RARE Christofle, XIXth Century Sculptured TOOTHPICK HOLDER

A very Fine & very Rare Antique signed Christofle TOOTHPICK HOLDER. Quite large, 5.5" tall and stamped on the base Christofle + Scales C C + #4 + #1950530. Quite heavy, SILVER over bronze. Amazing detail of the Animal figure holding the RING to insert Toothpicks, or skewers. The sculpture is incredibly well engraved with fine detail. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent including the Silver.

$485

Antique SAUCE or ' RAGOUT' SPOON, French XVIIIth Century

Superb, heavy French RAGOUT SPOON with 3 late 18th or early 19th very good considering age and use. Hallmarked by Silvermaker with an "AT" and Hallmarks I am unable to decipher. Dimensions: 12" or 1 foot in length weighing 152 grams. Superbe cuillère à ragoût modèle au filet longueur 30 cm poids net 152 g avec poinçons mais impossible de les identifier. La cuillère est probablement d'époque fin 18 ème début 19 ème très bon état de conservation.

$165

Antique ASPARAGUS Slice / Server, Antique French Silver

Antique, extremely fine, well made, heavy French plated SILVER ASPARAGUS Slice or Server. It is quite substantial measuring about 11.25" long x 4" wide. It was made in France, Circa 1875- 1900. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent with no dings, no dents and no repairs. Very elegant 'model, Style Louis XVI with crossed ribbons and engraved design of Asperagus, fully functional.

$325

XIXth Century CHRISTOFLE SUGAR Dispenser, 'Saupoudreuse' Rare Model

Superb French Antique Sugar Caster or Sugar Dispenser in Silver and with beautifully detailed Crystal. Very rare model in near pristine condition with no chips, nicks etc. Quite tall, heavy and beautifully designed. Top, is adjustable for dispensing the quanity of sugar desired and then it is automatic. Clearly Hallmarked on the base by Christofle in Paris with 3 Silver Hallmarks, " O Scales C + CHRISTOFLE FRANCE + O Chess knight C". 8" Tall. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

RESERVED for Marjolein, Holland. Sorry, SOLD

'Vertigo' CHRISTOFLE France 3pc Silver SERVER Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

FABULOUS French Silver plated 3-part Cocktail Server from the 'Vertigo Collection' made in France and not the new Models from Thailand. Designed by Andrée Putman, the Grande Dame of French Design, and features an asymmetrical ring that appeals to both modern and traditional tastes. It is ideal for cocktail snacks, candy, gourmet sauces, and more. Made by the Célèbre Orfèvre CHRISTOFLE, Paris. CONDITION WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent only with some usage scratches. DIMENSIONS: Each bowl is approximately 3" in diameter and 1" deep. The Handle stands about 3.5" High and the entire piece is 6.5" across when measured across 2 Bowls. One of the 3 bowls is Hallmarked 'Christofle' + Scales Hallmark + O Chess Knight C" Hallmark. I only have One, mine, for Sale. COMPARE with Reproduction Examples on eBay Sold for approximately $380.

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Antique CHRISTOFLE Art Deco 5pc Silver Tea Coffee Service, GALLIA Silver -Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Art Deco Christofle, 'Gallia' Silver 5piece Coffee / Tea Service. Complete with coffee pot, tea pot, cream, sugar & Tray. Dimensions: Coffee Pot 9.75" Teapot 8" Covered Sugar 6" Creamer 5" Tray 23". Hallmarks include Christofle & Gallia Hallmarks. Except for the Tray and the Sugar, each piece is decorated with Palisandre (African Tulip Wood) or Ebony wood Handles. The Tray is very, very large and very Heavy weighing 5 1/2 lbs. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY excellent considering Age & Use.

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Antique CHRISTOFLE Gallia Silver SAUCEBOAT, Art Deco Period, 1930 - RARE - Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Brilliant Original Creation Made by Christofle-Gallia Paris and Designed by Christian Fjerdingstad Circa 1930. Christofle employed Fjerdingstad between 1924 and 1940. He was the chief designer of the Art Deco Collection. The Sauceboat is in the shape of a Swan with the Ladle serving as the head and Tail (Handle) of the Swan. Silver Hallmarks, 'Christofle' + 'Collection Gallia'. Dimensions: 11" Long with Ladle or 8" alone x 4" Wide. Reference: Bevis Hillier, The World of Art Deco, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, July-Sept, Exhibition Catalogue, London 1971, P 65 #34. Karl H. Brohan, Metallkunst, 1980 P 392. This Saucière is in a Museum. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. SEE on ebay, item#120283061441 price $995. + #230232116183 where only the LADLE Sold for $167

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Charles CHRISTOFLE TEA POT on Stand, Circa Napoléon III 1850, Very RARE

Extraordinarily beautiful Serving Piece in the finest quality of CHRISTOFLE and made by its Founder and signed by him. DIMENSIONS- Ensemble is 14.25" (36cm) tall and 8" (20.3cm) wide - the TEA POT is 9.75" (25cm) from handle to spout, and 7" (18cm) Tall. Everything works, the hinges are in excellent condition and both the Teapot & the Stand are numbered and Hallmarked similarly. This is an entirely original and Practical as well as decorative Collectible. These are among the earliest Hallmarks of Christofle. Quadruple silver plated, a process discovered by Christofle. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY exceptional with minimal wear considering its use and age. (SEE item #110073134647 Priced $3,400.00)

$795

ENGLISH Silver BRANDY, Cognac etc. WARMER, Art Deco C. 1930

Unusual, Rare Service for Brandy, Cognac, Single Malts, Whiskey or other alcohols. Fully Hallmarked EPNS, finest English plated Silver. Dimensions are: 12 inches x 10 inches x 6 inches High. Designed to hold 4 Brandy Glasses including 1 Glass over the Spirit Warmer. This is used for Brandy, COGNAC and other Alcohols such as Whisky, Calvados, Armagnac etc. Both Practical as well as Decorative it makes a wonderful subject of conversation.

Reserved for Emile in Holland. Sorry, SOLD