This is a rare set of late 19th-century (c.1890) French antique sterling silver dessert/ice cream service, comprises 12 spoons and a slice.
Beautiful Japonaiserie decorations of hand engraved foliage and birds. Each spoon has an individual design! The image shows 6 variations but all 12 are different.
All pieces in high-grade sterling silver with original gilding. They are all fully hallmarked with French silver standard marks, Minerva 1 (.950 high-grade silver), maker's mark - V. Boivin (5 Rue de Montmorency, Paris)
Free from personal inscriptions or monograms.
Original red silk and velvet case.
Mint condition, apparently rarely been used. A magnificent set of genuine French antique silver, circa 120-year-old dessert serving cutlery.
DIMENSION: Spoon 13.5cm (3 3/8") long. Server 29cm (11 1/2") long.
WEIGHT: Combined 311g (spoon each 17g. Server 109g)
CONDITION: Mint condition, no damage, no repairs. The case has some scuff marks.
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