Set of 6 antique Belle Epoque era French sterling silver liquor cordial cups. These delightful cordial mugs are richly decorated.
Featuring engraved oval cartouches bearing monograms of interlaced initials RS or SR. With an intricate guilloche engine turned engraved backdrop patterned in a scaled or lattice motif, bordered with palmettes and scrolling foliage. Figural handles are casted silver, crafted to resemble wooden vines embellished with berries and leaves. Gold vermeil finish to the interiors.The cordials are capable of holding about 1.5 fl oz or about the same as a shot glass. These exquisite sterling silver cordial cups are perfect for schnapps, vodka, cognac or whiskey, apéritifs or after-dinner liqueurs. Fully hallmarked with the French Minerva 1st standard mark, which depicts the head of the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of. 950/1000 almost 95% pure silver and higher than the standard. In overall good antique condition with general wear.
One cordial mug having a shallow dent near the bottom, hardly noticeable. Stands 1 5/8" height, 2 1/8" wide with handle, with a 1 3/8 diameter opening. Total silver weight is 190 grams. Welcome to the Antique Boutique.
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