Sterling Silver Cup

Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral

Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral

Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral    Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral
Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler "Timbale Floral Decoration & "Madeleine Inscription. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Delightful antique French sterling silver "timbale", tumbler or wine cup with ornate engraved floral, foliate & butterfly decoration and Madeleine 23 inscription! "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 marvelous piece here in solid. 950 sterling silver with the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark the tiny number "1" within designates 95% pure silver, higher than the. 925 standard for "sterling" silver, it weighs 74 grams.

One of several that we're listing today and the weeks ahead so be sure to browse some while you're with us. Some slight dimples around the base, a few small dents at base curve near the back and the rim is slightly out of perfect round. See pictures for weight and measurements.

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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, Tumbler Timbale, Floral" is in sale since Friday, August 3, 2018. 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.
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Composition: Sterling Silver
  • Featured Refinements: Sterling Julep Cup
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral    Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler Timbale, Floral