Stamped with the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark on the side of the rim, the tiny number "1" within that mark means it's in. 950 silver 95% pure and higher than the.
925 standard for "sterling" silver. Stunning and one of several that we're adding today so be sure to browse some while you're with us. "Timbale" is the French term for the stemless metal goblet or tumbler used for wine, (in our case, sterling silver). The noun feminine for it is tasse, which is more like a typical cup with handle. Demi-tasse is a half or small cup.In their time, these were used for wine at the table. Some speculate this form of drinking goblet is that after which the English term for'thimble' evolved, the form or shape being that of the thimble for sewing. The goblet predates the sewing thimble, however. A long history is France, these are much sought after and bring a surprising price as many collect this particularly French wine goblet. A few small dimples to the base or two but no larger dents, damage or repairs to note. Just wonderful and one of the more visually impressive that we've had in quite some time. See pictures for weight and measurements. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues. We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure.
_gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Empire Swan Wings, Torch" is in sale since Saturday, December 7, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.