Superb antique 19th century French sterling silver coffee or tea cup and saucer set. Patterned with elegant scrolling foliage, seashells and roses. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, which guaranteed the finest quality French sterling silver of. 950/1000 purity in use from 1838 95% pure silver and a higher grade than the standard. In good condition, with general wear and scratches commensurate with use and age.
Cup measures 3 1/2" width with handle x 2 1/4" height, having a 2 3/4 diameter opening. Saucer is 5 1/2 diameter.
Total silver weight is 178.6 grams. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles.
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