Large Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler or Timbale, Guilloche Style. 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. Elegant large antique French Napoleon III to Belle Epoque era sterling silver wine or mint julep cup, tumbler or "timbale" with ornate guilloche style machined or engraved decoration, medallion sans monogram and unique footed base!Oversized, this one stands just under 4.5 tall and holds 10oz with room to the rim, large for these old French tumblers. The rim and base are stamped with the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, the tiny number "1" within those marks means it's in.
950 silver 95% pure and higher than the. 925 standard for "sterling" silver. One of two that we're adding today, and several that we currently have available, 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 faint dimples and some'pushes' to the footed base but no larger dents, damage or repairs to note. 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.
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The item "Large Antique French Sterling Silver Wine or Mint Julep Cup, Tumbler or Timbale" is in sale since Friday, February 22, 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.