Fine Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Guilloche, "Georges". Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, "Timbale" with Guilloche Decoration & Georges 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 to vintage French sterling silver "timbale", tumbler or wine cup with ornate guilloche style machined decoration, floral accenting and Georges 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 62 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 surface makes and scuffs and there is a bit of denting to and dimpling around the base.
As you can see, there are no other notable dents, damage or repairs. 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.
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The item "Fine Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Guilloche, Georges" is in sale since Saturday, October 21, 2017. 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.