Superb antique Belle Epoque/Art Nouveau era French sterling silver coffee or tea cup and saucer set. Decorated with a relief of clovers and shamrocks. The figural handle is casted silver, crafted in the form of a shamrock with fine details and openwork. Gold vermeil interior to the cup.
A wonderful set, beautifully crafted of quality silver and of charming decoration. 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 commensurate with age and use.Cup measures 3" width with handle x 2 3/8" height, having a 2 1/8 diameter opening. Saucer is 4 3/8 diameter. Total silver weight is 132.7 grams. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor.
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Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Coffee Tea Cup & Saucer Set, Shamrock Clover" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.