Lovely Antique French Sterling Silver Wine Cup or Timbale, in Orig. 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. Fabulous antique French sterling silver timbale, tumbler or wine cup with lovely engraved floral decoration, monogram and original fitted box or case!"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, it weighs an impressive 84 grams. Silversmith marks are for Claude Doutre Roussel, Paris c.One of several that we're listing today so be sure to browse some while you're with us. Possibly a small dimple or two but, as you can see, there are no dents, damage or repairs. The case is intact and original and also in fine shape.
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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.