The rare glass vial or flask insert is often missing from these old tumble up sets, and is ideal for adding a touch of flavored extract, herbal tonic, or perhaps a'jigger' of liquor for a night cap. A lovely wheel cut starburst adorns the base of the tray and tumbler cup.The sterling mounts are hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her indicating a silver content of. 950/1000 silver 95% silver and a higher grade of finesse than. I could not locate a silversmith mark on the mounts, it could be hidden among the leaf and berry design. In overall good antique condition with general wear commensurate with use and age. There are a couple of dimples to the silver mount on the tumbler. I do not think the stopper on the flask vial is original. The entire piece stands 6 7/8 tall when assembled. The carafe alone stands 6 5/8" tall x 3 1/4" wide. Tumbler cup measures 3 1/8" height x 2 3/8" diameter opening. The tray is 5 7/8" diameter x 7/8" height. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description.
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The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Cut Glass Tumble Up Bedside Carafe Cup & Tray" is in sale since Saturday, September 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.